Valerie Coleman Medical Fund

Hi all,

Sometimes, life sneaks up on you!

On May 2, I will be having surgery to remove my gallbladder. I have some very large gallstones, and there is the possibility that one or more are blocking some of my ducts. There is also a good chance that other things will need to be done in my abdomen once they get in and look around.

Once I've healed, I will be going to see a Rheumatologist, finally, for the likelihood of autoimmune disease of some sort, with the main possibilities being arthritis and Lupus. Though, I'd love it if all my symptoms can be attributed to something less complicated! In the meantime, it's quite a wonder how much blood tests, etc. can cost.

For years I've known my health wasn't what it should be. And it's nice to finally be making some progress. Unfortunately, my insurance doesn't cover nearly as much as I'd like. And with all of it happening at once, I'm starting to get behind. My brother, Robbie, suggested this, and I have to admit that I need the help.

However, I know many of you are in the same boat as I'm in, or worse! No expectation! And, in turn, all the gratitude to those who can help in any way. This is a strange position to be in...


Donations ()

  • Anonymous 
    • $50 
    • 11 mos
  • Robert Vogel 
    • $25 
    • 11 mos
  • Michele Mancuso 
    • $25 
    • 11 mos
  • David Hornik  
    • $100 
    • 13 mos
  • Kane Vincent 
    • $20 
    • 18 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Robbie Coleman 
Los Angeles, CA
Valerie Coleman 
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