November 12, 1999
To whom it may Concern,
Over a year and a half ago, I was diagnosed with Rheumatoid Arthritis in all
extremities. As the months passed, even while on medication, it became
more and more difficult to move.
During the month of June, I was treated at the Palm Bay Community
Hospital, on an out patient basis, for a cyst on my back, between my shoulder
afford to pay for the room I rented and had to move in with my mother,
sharing her rented room.
semi-conscious state for four days. When I awoke, I was told they
became necessary to stop all my Rheumatoid Arthritis medication while the
doctors tried to find the cause of the growth. It was determined I had a very
surgery. The surgery removed as much of the growth as possible.
I am now on excessively large dose of antibiotics, a daily dose of Dilantin,
and a small dose of my Rheumatoid Medication. Since my surgery, my
mobility has decreased substantially. I am now unable to move without some
sort of assistance.
of my case. Until S.S.I. comes, I do not have any means to pay any medical
I would appreciate any help you may give me in this matter.