A Blender For My Brain

Hi friends and family,

I am not a fan of asking for help - especially financial help. This, however, felt like a reasonable ask.

As you know, I have a splenectomy scheduled for July 1st, and then brain surgery in August. In preparation I have spoken with a number of people about the recovery process - and what I hear over and over again is, "Smoothies"!

I manage to pay my medical bills, co-pays, Rxs, and other exciting things related to my health...but I find myself with nothing left over for the "fun stuff". The fun stuff, in this case, is a Vitamix. It will pulverize anything. And I will drink it.

I truly believe that a Vitamix will be vital to my recovery! If I can get going on the smoothies before the first surgery, it will help my body be even more ready for what it will go through.

Thank you so much for your time, and I appreciate any donation, no matter how tiny.

With love and gratitude (and future smoothie mustache),


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