Weʼre raising £2,000 to My reasons to create this page is to ask for help so we can decorate and complete my children's bedroom, and treat my wife
- Manchester, UK
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Me and my wife have been together for 10 years this year and since day one we have had it rough with my continuous health problems.
I was diagnosed with epilepsy after 9 months 2008 I have had approximately 15 seizures to date last being Feb 2016
( I never had any type of seizure before 2008 )
I had a very dangerous blood disorder in 2011
I have silently suffered depression since the cause of my epilepsy.
I had a cancer scare July 2017.
Our wedding day didn't go to plan as my son fell I'll on the day.
And now finally I'm trying to make thinks right.
We have two amazing boys a 23rd and 4yr I'm currently being a stay at home dad and the reasons below are..
i Recently have been signed off work with ill health - i have hidden 10 years of depression from my family. And now ive started to seek help I've referred my self to a local charity for help with my depression.
We have a very low income, my partner works full time, With my health condition i struggle each day to motivate my self.
We have two great son's who are my safety net and not only do they give me reasons every day to fight my struggles, but give the most amazing cuddles.. early July 2017 i had a cancer scare which added more fuel to the fire. Up untill christmas 2017 i was working 12 hour night shifts, working on my own for 12 hours on unpredictable sites with no back up and working for a manager who was unpredictable with the rota.
My low wages would only just cover the rent so very little pay for the long hours, lone working, over thinking and dwelling on the past and worrying if my wages would cover our rent. Leading to me recently being signed off with depression.
My wife and my boys who continue to save me each day really do need a treat and a treat that i will struggle to find and complete. My wife and I don't celebrate valentines day, birthdays and even Christmas due to our low income. My wife is my rock needs and break and my boys deserves treats that we can't afford new bedroom furniture, decorated rooms etc which we haven't been able to do. If I receive any donations and if any money is spare I would love to spoil my wife but she would be great full with my sons bedrooms being comple
So thank you for taking the time to read my message and for any support. I'm not a selfish person we all need help some times. And I hope one day someone will be around to help you.
Thank you x 😉
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I've lived and worked in Cornwall since 1987 and worked from the age of 9yrs, the only times that idon't work is ill health. I have an amazing wife, who has stuck by me with my health conditions, I have two amazing boys who deserve treats which I will never be able to do.
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