LYNN – Andrew Belliveau, a Lynn native who is battling gastroparesis, will host the first GP-Pie-A-Thon on Sunday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., at Gowdy Park. Festivities will include raffles and a chance to take on the challenge.
Gastroparesis literally means paralyzed stomach. It is one of the most severe and complicated gastric motility disorders. Belliveau describes the condition as the “worst stomach bug imaginable.”
Last year the Item reported on the Gastroparesis Pie Face Challenge, of which was six Red Sox players took part, including pitcher David Price.
For more information about the Pie-A-Thon, go to the Gastroparesis Pie Face Challenge Facebook page.