A visit to a primary care physician.
When you are facing a medical emergency—while unemployed and scheduling job interviews—covering costs is one of the main concerns. Whether or not the health condition will be resolved in ample time is another. What I thought would be a one-time visit slowly turned into recommended scheduled visits with specialists.
Letter of declination for a personal loan.
Home after a consultation visit and procedure with a Dermatologist.
Medication on kitchen counter.
“If you need help, before asking anyone else, never hesitate to ask your father and I first,” my mother would say repeatedly. Month’s prior, I’d heard of recent studies that found millions of households in the U.S. at risk of joining the ranks of the poor should they lose their job or face a financial emergency. I was facing both as bills piled up and my bank account dwindled.
One of a few visits to the doctor.
On the road.
A night at home with my father.
Signing up for temporary health insurance.
At a friend’s home.