Please Support Miriam

$6,230 of $7,000 goal

Raised by 142 people in 29 days
Earlier this year, my mother was diagnosed with Graves disease and thyroid eye disease. As a result, the inflammation around her eyes has severely impaired my mother's vision, and she cannot drive or work for the foreseeable future. This illness has transformed my mother's life, and she is devastated by her loss of sight.

She's already had two surgeries to save her sight, and a third one is scheduled.  Her recovery can take anywhere from 6 months to 2 years.  In the meantime, I need your help to keep food on her table and a roof over her head. No amount is too small, and every penny will go to helping my kind, loving mother.

Thank you.
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Quick update... Mom is going for a fourth surgery tomorrow. One eye will be stitched shut completely, and the other will be stitched mostly shut, with a little "peephole" for her to look through. This is all to help heal her corneas. Hopefully it helps.
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Hello again, wonderful people. Mom had her third surgery last week. Her blood work is looking good, and we're hoping that the disease is no longer ramping up. She still can't drive or work though. She described her vision as "blurry and kaleidoscope-y."

She's starting another round of treatment for the inflammation this Friday, and some amazing people are providing help with rides on days my brothers or I are working and can't get to her.

Thank you all so much for the donations and shares. It's making a really hard situation a little less stressful.
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This is so amazing! Mom can't believe how wonderful and generous everyone has been.

She's going in for her third surgery this morning, so let's keep this thing going!
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