Paul Zyla - PGH

I never thought I'd have to write a message like this, and I hope none of you have to in the future. But when someone you care about faces one of the most heartbreaking and frightening situations, it's good to ask for help.

This past Monday, my sister's long time boyfriend and life partner, Paul Zyla, suffered an aneurysm and seizure. He is currently staying in the Neurovascular ICU (4F) wing of Presbyterian Hospital in Oakland. At this time, he is stable, but his recovery is going to be a long one. Honestly, we are still in the period where anything can happen, but we are staying optimistic. So far he is still stable and showing good signs for being taken off of the ventilator in the next couple of days. When they turn down the sedation to work with his physical responses, he does well with them and even has started moving his toes, but can't be awake for too long before becoming agitated.

August 13th, 2014, I will be hosting a benefit for Paul and my sister, Tobin, at Rock Bottom Brewery. My sister is still figuring out what will happen in the upcoming weeks, but her main options include leaving work to take care of Paul and all that encompasses.

Generally, every Wednesday we host some event - tapping, meet the brewer, corn hole, etc.. I wanted to utilize the aforementioned date to help them out. It's our 'play corn hole with a brewer' night. So, we will have the boards out.

Paul is well known in PGH and beyond for DJing and hosting a weekly online DJ event called Ultrawizardsword dot net. He also works locally with Humanaut. This is all outside being a super stellar, fun, and nerdy dude who happens to love the hell out of my sister. I'd like to see this go well. Please share, if you can!

HOWEVER, if you can't make it, but still want to donate money to them, do so here.

THANK YOU SO MUCH!
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Organizer

Meg Seastedt 
Organizer
Pittsburgh, PA
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