Lisa's Amputation & Rehabilitation

Dear Friends-

I am asking for your support to help one of my closest friends, Lisa Blaufeux Ofsie who recently had to have her right leg amputated due to circulation issues. Lisa had just finished her training as a yoga instructor in a career change, and was without a good insurance plan. Her medical expenses, including a well-functioning prosthetic leg that will allow her to return to yoga, are tremendous. The prosthetic alone is upward of $15,000.

If you are able to donate, I will be forever grateful. If you cannot donate money, we will still take your blessings, prayers, and healthy energy! 

The photo above is from July 8, 2017, - the first day Lisa began to feel severe pain. The beginning of the end. 

Please read this note from Lisa:



"Over the last couple of months I have had to go in and out of the hospital for multiple procedures for my circulation in my right leg. While we thought the first ones were going to be successful, unfortunately, they were not. I was now faced with the unexpected, I had to lose my leg. The doctors performed the amputation on September 13. I now continue to be in the hospital working on PT/OT and serious pain management.

I know I am a strong person, I know I will get through this, but this has been THE most DIFFICULT thing I have ever experienced in MY entire LIFE!

I've been so fortunate throughout this situation; to have happened upon my nationally and internationally renowned doctor who, along with his amazing team, performed all of these procedures/surgeries on me.

Thank you so much for your love and support. It means the world to me, particularly at this ridiculously difficult time."

-Lisa

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Organizer and beneficiary

Sean X Farrell 
Organizer
Utica, NY
Lisa Ofsie 
Beneficiary
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