Online Fundraising For Medical Expenses

Medical FundraisingAs per my last post with details on my mammoth medical bills as the result of throat cancer, I delved into numerous ways to cover the cost of out-of-pocket medical expenses and one that many people had success with was online fundraising.

 

Fundraising websites like Causewish are built just for these circumstances – they help rally friends and family together so that one can raise money online. Astonishingly, people have raised hundreds and thousands on websites such as these – especially if the causes go viral.

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The Cost Of Getting Sick

Medical ExpensesI was recently diagnosed throat cancer. The years of smoking had caught up with me. To be honest, I have no one to blame but myself and when I was diagnosed, the first thing I felt was a rush of guilt.

 

Guilt for having to tell my family what about the diagnosis and the fact that I may not be with them in the years to come. And it was all my fault.

 

Two years later and astonishingly I’ve almost fully recovered from the cancer thanks to amazing doctors and my even more amazing friends and family that supported me every step of the way.

 

However, a burden that still hangs over my head is the cost associated with the treatment and the numerous loans that I’ve had to take out to meet these expenses – it’s not pretty.

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The Health Benefits of Wine

wine-healthUnlike so many things in this world today, being a natural product, wine possesses some great health benefits that can help you recover from all sorts of ailments.

 

Here are just a few of the common health benefits associated with drinking one glass of red wine a day:

 

  • Reduces Heart-Attack Risk
  • Lowers Risk of Heart Disease
  • Reduces Risk of Type 2 Diabetes
  • Lowers Risk of Stroke
  • Cuts Risk of Cataracts
  • Cuts Risk of Colon Cancer
  • Slows Brain Decline

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