Organized by: Kathryn Conner
My name is Kathy Conner,My story began in.2012. My mother was diagnosed with end stage Alzheimer's and was forced by other family members to move from her home,they wanted her in a nursing home which i couldn't bear the thought of. Recently at the time my husband of 34 years and myself had come into the opportunity to buy his families home and property,so after much thought we decieded to go for it. Unfortunantly my husband suffered a very bad heart attack,we struggled to get him back to health but in the meantime..i was homeschooling our kids and life was HARD but i had my family. Eventually i was able to get my husband back to a pretty good normal life but his health was never good after the heart attack. The doctors put him on many meds of which they said would give him an extra ten years..they told us he was a miracle to be alive, after his heart attack so we were very happy to be. able to do all we could to keep him here with us forever. Well my Mom was. forced by other family members to move in with us or be put in.a nursing home. So she agreeded...all she ask of me was to let her have some form of independent living. So we put her in a trailer on our property right next door to our house. Well fast forward,6 months later we had just got home from babysitting our grandbabies while our daughter and son-in-law celebrated their tenth anniversary. After they got home they took us home ( our car was broke down) and our youngest son was babysitting his granny. I was outside talking to my Momma and i heard a water leak. I told my husband and he wanted to fix it right then. But it was pitch black.dark outside and i told him ,no lets just wait till tomorrow to get it. He refused because that would have been.a Sunday and he was a Godly man and refused to work on.Sundays. so i just ask our son in law to hold a flashlight and help while my son And daughter entertained my Mom and the grandbabies. Suddenly i hear my son-in- law scream "help! Hes collapsed!" I went running in the dark..and their my precious sweetheart was laying face down in a ditch. ..already,gone...(i am crying right now due to the memory). I have PTSD from that night. As my youngest son does as well. It took 4o min for the ambulance to find us...and at the hospital, of course he was pronounced...my world was GONE...sadly no one would help me with my momma so i continued to try to care for her but sadly again..9 months later i lost my momma...and to make my life a bit more painful..i lost my daughter 4 months after my momma. I lost my home my property i had no car no income i live very rural and cant just walk to get help or a job..so i suffered. No power no car no phone no.water..barely any food..for 2 1/2 years. I made it out of there by getting my disability going. But now i face all the issues of failing health. I have been diagnosed with COPD,fibromyalgia, ulcerative colitis, PTSD,depression,seizures, anxiety, chronic arthritis. Many others i dont care to list. Im asking for help to pay my doctor bills,therapy, and monthly bills along with a car and insurance and rent. I have a special needs dog that was my husbands...i need help to take proper care of her and i have my.mommas bird whuch i.need help.taking care of...im asking from the very bottom of my heart for any help...please please and may God Bless you all.