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Feeling close to all hope is lost...

Feb 03, 2016 10:47 PM

I am not sure what to do as of now. My insurance changed and now I cannot afford any of my medications. This is not just my fibro and chronic migraine meds, this is my blood pressure, thyroid, heart, everything. The bad thing is that my husband makes too much for any assistance to be obtained. I mean we are grateful dor what we have but I cannot even go to the doctors I need to anymore.

The pain has been slowly creeping in more and more and I am at a loss. I cannot tell my husband about my pain because he thinks this is his fault. I just feel like my body is locking up on itself like the Tin man without the oil can.

Any suggestions? Advice? My disability was denied and I am in appeal or so I think, my advocate is not very communicative and it scares me that nothing is being done. Any thought is welcome

Feb 04, 2016 12:35 AM

Some drug companies may send you the meds you need if you write them or call them. I had a friend that got her husband's leukemia meds like that.

Feb 04, 2016 12:36 AM

You have just said everything that is my life now. First welcome, I think your new here or at least new to me. I'm im in an appeal too and although I was an!e to arrange to pay the higher insurance amount its a different nplan and its not as good as mynlast one. As far as advice I wishnimhad some good one. I've just been trying tomholkd on. I stay on this app and talk vent to all !y friends here.my advocate is crap too but I don't know what to do. My pain and mental stress along with physical nis mounting but I'm with u so lean on me and I'll do want I can to help through this with virtual support.

Feb 04, 2016 8:02 PM

K8Tov, welcome to the community. I'm sorry things are so bad for you right now. Are you able to change coverage? My brother is under the Obama-Care, and his coverage from last year went up so high that we had to shop for a cheaper plan. Comparably, there was very little difference in the two policies, except his premium cost. Like Tamtam said, many pharmaceuticals provide meds at little to no cost. As for your disability, have you talked with a lawyer? If the advocate isn't communicating maybe you should talk to one. I wish I had other suggestions for you. Hugs & prayers things will change for you soon! 🙂🙏💕🌼

Feb 05, 2016 3:11 AM

I wish it is provided through my husband's work so I don't have much option. I just am on so many level 3 meds and they changed the tiers. Now it is like 150 for just 3 meds every stinking month and we have kids and bills etc that isnt even all of them. Thanks for the support though, wish cannibis would get legal here. I visited Colorado and it was amazing. They talk you through everything anf you arent retarded like Cheech and Chong lol. It was so nice to not be in pain I never wanted to leave!!!!

Feb 05, 2016 6:49 AM

I completely get you. Been there. I hired a lawyer with Mathis & Mathis & they have been great. I am going to trial in like 18 months! Been denied 2x already. Started my filing last summer. I also have Kaiser Permanente & they have been phenomenal! I have a long list of ailments, from depression, to auto immune diseases... I'm new here so this is my first entry. I would be happy to help and be helped as well. In whatever capacity that looks like.

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