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Hi friends and family, as most of you know, my mom Cindy had extensive low back surgery on April 18th. Over the years she's been looking for various options to help her low back pain, but a visit to a specialist confirmed that surgery was the only effective next step. Long story short, the surgeon was surprised she was even walking and the surgery proved to be extensive and long. After her effective surgery (a few scans confirmed it all went as planned), we finally got her home on April 26. Now begins another step in her journey back to her usual spunky self...laughing, walking, swimming, hiking, etc...), but that's all in the unfolding unknown at this point. We're still working hard to find a pain management that works. Please keep visualizing her in action and sending prayers, energy, etc. Also, this will take a village. Our good friend Janie is organizing the meal train and I'm setting up "Cindy Shifts" - could probably use a person a day for preferably 3 hours a shift so John and I can work, get some self care, etc. Please call Janie directly about meals (541-480-7273) and me about shifts (303-886-4767). Both of us are trying to use the schedule below to organize this, so take a look and see if their is anything you'd like to help with. Thank you again for all the love and support, we feel so grateful for our amazing community/tribe of family and friends.