My name is Jem, born in Antique, Philippines. I'm currently residing and working in Singapore as an ICU nurse.
I'm an only child, and for almost half of my life now, it's just me and my Papa since we lost our beloved mom to cancer when I was just 16 years old, just days before my highschool graduation. After Mama died, I moved to Iloilo City for my college education. A few years ago, I had to move to Singapore to be able to provide a better life and financial stability to support myself and my Papa. This means that it's just me supporting us as we don't have any other family members to turn to.
Two days ago, my Papa Jimmy was suddenly rushed to The Medical City Hospital in Iloilo City. He is currently diagnosed with CVD bleeding in bilateral occipital area, hypertensive urgency and URTI. The bleeding has already affected his occipital lobe, and he has already become clinically blind. His neuro status is deteriorating and blood pressure has not been stable as we speak despite some double concentration of IV anti hypertensive drugs.
He has been in the hospital for less than a day but his bills have already reached almost $2,000 (Php 100,000+).
I'm knocking on your kind hearts for prayers for my Papa Jimmy's recovery, as well as monetary help during this difficult time. It's very difficult at the moment, not solely for the medical expenses needed to be covered, but more so as I'm not able to be with my Papa Jimmy physically due to travel restrictions from COVID-19.
Any help will be greatly appreciated.