Hello. This is Illya Leonov, also known to some of you as Morgan Freepony. And I need your help, desperately actually. Some of you may know of the video I posted last year on my channel about my cancer surgery. I had a malignant tumor on my intestine and part of the intestine had to be removed. The operation was a success and nearly one year later I am still cancer free.
But the medical costs were very high, for the surgeon, hospital stay, and all the associated tests and specialists. In fact the expenses were quite overwhelming to me. I I have been struggling to pay small amounts of the thousands of dollars I owe.
But now I face a new challenge. As a result of last year's surgery I have developed an incisional hernia which needs immediate surgery to repair. They will need to reopen the abdomen and insert a mesh to prevent it worsening. If this is not done soon I could face a life-threatening situation.
But my insurance is not that good and I will have to pay a 1400 dollar co-pay before they will even schedule the surgery. Needless to say that is just a drop in the bucket compared to what the total costs will be but I have to have at least that much to even begin the process.
Normally I am a very proud man and I do not ask this lightly. But I am overwhelmed and have no where else to turn. Please, if you can give even a little bit it will help save my life and I will be ever so, so grateful.