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Aliza Needs Your Help!

As many of you know, Aliza is back in a difficult place with ongoing complications from her stroke.  In late July, the day after that last TraniWreck show (which she felt so great about and grateful for–thanks to all who performed … Continue reading

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Post stroke, more stroke to deal with….

   I wanted to give you an update about how I’m doing and what’s happening for me over the next few weeks. I’m going into surgery on March 7th to have the bone flap placed into my skull. This doesn’t … Continue reading

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Good News!

GOOD NEWS! GOOD NEWS! GOOD NEWS! GOOD NEWS! GOOD NEWS! two doctors called with messages that the MRI shows smaller whatever it is. we still don’t know what it is (tumor or blood) but it’s definitely better awesome. now i … Continue reading

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More MRI’s on Wednesday…

On Wednesday, September 28, I’ll be getting MRI number 3. We’ll be getting the results and discussing them with doctors from different places and getting their opinions. Is there a tumor? Cancer or not? None at all? Maybe this MRI … Continue reading

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An Update from Aliza

I love to have you being supportive of me here. Possible bad news from 2 different hospitals last week. One hospital reports possible tumor, maybe cancer, needing surgery within a few weeks & maybe death within two years. And other … Continue reading

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Mochi

In the 20+ years I’ve known Aliza, I believe the most time we’ve spent continuously in one spot has been about 45 seconds. Given that, it was a lucky pleasure to sit on the grass together outside Boston Medical Center, … Continue reading

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8/24/2011 – Rehab Hospital for September

Aliza was moved to the rehab facility at Boston Medical Center over the weekend where she will stay for about a month. She now has semi-regular access to her phone and laptop. Watch out!

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Work, work, work, heal, heal, heal. Rehab hospital next stop.

Aliza is doing some kickin’ healing these days. On Friday, she was eager to show us how she could swing her legs off her bed and stand up on her own. Today, wearing her shiny new white helmet, we went … Continue reading

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8/11/11 Status – Eating, drinking, wanting more coffee

Tonight Aliza was moved from ICU to a general stroke/neurology floor. She is slowly gaining a bit more physical control over her right side again. Today, while we were having a random bedside chat, she casually bent her right knee … Continue reading

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8/8/11 Status Update – Talking

Aliza had brain surgery. The kind where a hot shot surgeon took off a piece of her skull and then sucked out a pesky pool of blood with a super high tech pipette. Yes, scary. Super scary. But damn, if … Continue reading

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