Disabled Young Adult Seeking Help!
I’m 23, disabled, homeless, and I desperately need help to pay for my medication that is running out this week.My name’s Shayne (Shay). I’m trans*/non-binary, disabled, have zero income/financial support, a service animal, and I have no place to live right now.
I suffer from a number of disorders and syndromes including:
• Ehler-danlos syndrome
• cold urticaria
• adrenal insufficiency
• Hashimoto’s thyroiditis
• postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome
• poly cystic ovarian syndrome
• neuropathy nos
• major depressive disorder
I’m largely immobile and cannot work. Neither one of my biological family’s homes are a safe place for me to go. This is for a multitude of reasons.
I was promised to receive my share of an apartment deposit (total was $800) from my ex. Along with the payment for a parking ticket ($100) on my father’s car that they had gotten.
I was kind enough to understand financial stress and allow spread out payments.
When I had found out that they had been lying/cheating all 2.3 years we’d been together, they decided that “I didn’t deserve it anymore.” In addition to losing that money, I lost them and their family as my only support system.
I have no money apart from some pocket change. I’m currently living in a motel paid for by Salvation Army until Tuesday morning, and after that my service cat and I only have my car to live in.
Being in Wisconsin and sleeping in my car is dangerous because of the cold. Worse yet, something in my car is misfiring, meaning that until I can get it fixed with an electrical tuneup ($300 estimated), it’s practically useless and even more dangerous to live in.
To give you an idea of my expenses: my anxiety meds cost $1 flat through DHS, which is a blessing, but my pain medication is extremely important for me to have and runs around $89. My total cost of medications per month is around $175 and total cost of living is about $300, not including rent or personal items.
I’m asking Tumblr for help because I don’t know what to do until my disability determination is made, and that could take a very long time.
I thankfully have food stamps, but I need to find a way to keep paying for a place to stay that’s heated and safe, and most importantly, my medication. These past months have been extremely difficult and I need help.
I have a few friends from college willing to take my service animal and I in, but this would require my car fixed and all medications sorted out as they live across the country.
I’m willing to show my medical record, prove of income, anything to prove that this is genuine.
If you’re able to donate to help me, please, please message me.
I can now take PayPal donations:
Directly on the Donation Page
Or send it to
Any help is appreciated so much and once I am able to feel like I am in a safe and healthy environment; I am confident that I can win the fight against these illnesses. I promise that whatever happens; I will spend my time creating some sort of non-profit with the goal of helping young adults in similar situations.
Thank you again,
I’m running our of meds starting the day after tomorrow. Please anyone….
Signal boost. Followers, please donate if you can, and signal boost!
-Dany (who wishes with all her heart that she could donate and will pray for OP)
If things are not as you wish, wish them as they are.
Sometimes it’s almost as if they don’t want your damn money!
Moz Tickets Heartbreak
So Morrissey tickets went on sale last weekend and he’s not coming to my city. He is coming to Lawrence, Kansas, which is 4 hours away from me, but I don’t have my own car and I know my dad’s van is his “baby” so I am loathe to ask him to drive it that far. Also, I am unemployed, with $15 in the bank, waiting for a decision on my disability claim (which I filed over a YEAR ago!) and my dad’s been taking care of my kids and I this whole time I’ve been out of work since my husband left… the Kansas tickets start at like $75 apiece and I can’t, I just *can’t* ask my dad for that kind of money after he already gives me and my kids a place to live, pays the bills, pays for everything, really.
So I wont be going. I went in 2007 and 2009 when he came to St Louis; my financial situation was 1000% better at the time. I guess I should be grateful and happy I got to see him live twice. But all I can think about is how he’ll be so close but so far from me. I’m getting tears in my eyes thinking about it.
Is anyone else in the same boat as me? I was looking through the posts about the upcoming tour here on Tumblr and all I seemed to see was happy people whooping it up about how they got their tickets.
The dream becomes sand in my hands…
Am I the only one whose ticket-less heart is broken??
Yay, a tumblr I just started dedicated to funny, pretty little things I find on the internet that we can buy. Not full of ads or anything, just pics of things I thought were cool. Check it out :)
Funny, pretty, cute and charming little things you (and I!) just gotta have!