Please help me get well

As some of you know I have been severely ill for over a year now. I have had short periods of feeling somewhat better, but mostly my symptoms and my health have been dire. I could go on and on about the misery of my experience, but I'll just keep it short and say that my suffering has been enormous and I am beyond ready to be a whole healthy person again. If you would like to know more of what I've been going through please contact me and I will be happy to share of my story.

Western medicine has been great in some ways, but I have hit the end of the road with conventional diagnosis and treatments. I am now seeking the expertise of a Functional MD (read about functional medicine here

My only income is a small volunteer stipend and I have no savings so I am not in a financial position to pay for the costs which are not covered by my insurance. I have laid out a list of what is needed below if you are interested or curious. The sooner I can get funding, the sooner I can get testing done and the sooner I can get on the path to wellness!

I have already been extremely blessed with many angels providing financial assistance, moral support, and lots of love.  My gratitude runs  deep and wide for the  help that I have already received.

I have a strong desire to transform this suffering into goodness and to pay forward the kindness that has been offered to me throughout this process (and throughout my life, really!), and once I am healthy I will be in a great position to do that. I have spent the last three years studying and practicing yoga in a beautiful intentional community and I am so ready to spread the wisdom, joy, and peace that I have discovered in that time.

There is no donation too small and my love and respect for you will not waiver if you cannot or do not want to donate!

Thank you, thank you, thank you.

With Love,

Priority needs

Genova Comprehensive Stool Profile - $530

Follow up appointment with Dr. Haiden to go over test results and subsequent treatment plan - $270

Second priority needs

Supplement upkeep - $350 (I am currently taking 15 different supplements which add up to major dollars and I will most definitely be prescribed more once the tests are in).

Food costs - $350 (Room and board is provided where I live, however, because of the very restricted diet that I am on I can only eat about 20% or less of the food here so almost all of my income is going to food...and that's even with a small food stamp allowance! A little breathing room would be extremely helpful).

Future treatment and unknown - $500 (I have no idea what treatment will look like nor the duration. I am hoping to raise enough to have a bit of a buffer to cover anything and everything that may come up).
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Tiffany Olson 
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