Wednesday 03rd September 2014,
The Liz Army

Browsing the "hospital" Tag

The things your loved ones put up with

The things your loved ones put up with

Melanie is my best friend, and she was helping me try on clothes since my shoulder is still stiff from surgery. If you were in the ladies dressing room at Macy’s today, you may have overheard this conversation between Mel [...]

April 24, 2010 In Treatment
Signed, sealed, delivered, I'm alive

We’re going to take very good care of you

  Note: This was written almost one year after my second brain surgery. This is a reflection on that moment. There is one moment we can experience on earth that is as close to dying as we can get. At [...]

January 29, 2010 In Treatment
Thinking of you

Thinking of you

Dear Kaiser: The smell of your bathroom soap triggers memories of every hospitalized experience I’ve had in the past year. One minute I’m checking out my hair, running my hands under the hot water wondering when my prescription will be [...]

October 21, 2009 In Treatment
Sugar in the bed

Sugar in the bed

A random video blog from the hospital. [...]

February 12, 2009 Newly Diagnosed
Email from the neuro-hospitalist

Email from the neuro-hospitalist

Liz, Your personal involvement and commitment to your illness and care are remarkable. Keep up this level of interest and enthusiasm to be sure that you optimize your care! … Great to see you and I wish you all the [...]

February 9, 2009 Newly Diagnosed
48 hours after brain surgery

48 hours after brain surgery

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February 8, 2009 Newly Diagnosed
Post-operative rock out

Post-operative rock out

This is less than 24 hours after brain surgery. I taped this as a nurse was changing the sheets in my bed. I seriously thought I was rocking out when I videoed this moment. This is the most spaced-out I [...]

February 7, 2009 Newly Diagnosed