Welcome Back Julie Chang! - Los Angeles News | FOX 11 LA KTTV

Welcome Back Julie Chang!

Updated:
Los Angeles, CA -

She's BACK! Julie Chang is back on the air at Good Day LA for the first time since having brain surgery in November. She had a brain tumor removed and got engaged all within a month, and she feels a new sense of gratitude.  She thanks all the fans for support and warm messages.

Julie says, "To put it simply, California saved my life."  Had she not moved here from New York, she would have never taken up surfing.  Julie was on her board on a very calm night with the sun setting and admiring the view.  During that time, the board had drifted out on its own, and when she looked forward, it banged her face.  When she got a CT scan on the black eye, and during that scan is when the radiologist found the brain tumor.

The tumor was the size of her fist and had been there for a long time.  When they found it was benign, it was the greatest piece of news she's ever received.

Julie says she is almost 100% back to normal, with the exception of vision.

She says it doesn't hurt to have a MRI if you think something is wrong. She was on really strong migraine pills, which she felt was masking what was really going on.

She said this whole experience felt like I was "attending my own funeral", since she saw all the people from her past that she hadn't heard from in so long.  She plans on making 2014 less dramatic!

  • Share ThisMore>>

  • "Apparently" This Kid is Awesome, Steals the Show During Interview

    "Apparently" This Kid is Awesome, Steals the Show During Interview

    Friday, August 22 2014 1:24 AM EDT2014-08-22 05:24:45 GMT
    “Apparently” this kid should have a future in the news business and his You Tube Video has gone viral with more than 14 million views!
    “Apparently” this kid should have a future in the news business and his You Tube Video has gone viral with more than 14 million views!
  • FOUND: AMBER ALERT 4-Year-Old Boy Abducted & Suspect Angel Jacoba Schat

    FOUND: AMBER ALERT 4-Year-Old Boy Abducted & Suspect Angel Jacoba Schat

    Friday, August 22 2014 12:31 AM EDT2014-08-22 04:31:04 GMT
    On August 19, 2014, at 10:00 pm, Sjon Singleton was abducted from Bishop, CA. Sjon singleton is a 4-year-old, light-skinned black male, 3 feet tall, 35 pound, juvenile with black hair, and brown eyes, unknown clothing .Suspect is Angel Jacoba Schat, a 43year-old, white, female, 5 feet 7 inches tall, weighing 145 pounds, with blonde hair, blue eyes.
    On August 19, 2014, at 10:00 pm, Sjon Singleton was abducted from Bishop, CA. Sjon singleton is a 4-year-old, light-skinned black male, 3 feet tall, 35 pound, juvenile with black hair, and brown eyes, unknown clothing .Suspect is Angel Jacoba Schat, a 43year-old, white, female, 5 feet 7 inches tall, weighing 145 pounds, with blonde hair, blue eyes.
  • Firefighters seriously injured in ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

    Firefighters seriously injured in ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

    Thursday, August 21 2014 3:10 PM EDT2014-08-21 19:10:37 GMT
    Two Kentucky firefighters were seriously injured helping a college band perform an ice bucket challenge stunt. The bucket of the fire truck apparently touched power lines outside of the football stadium at Campbellsville University.  wo Campbellsville/Taylor County Fire Department firefighters were taken to the hospital after the incident.
    Two Kentucky firefighters were seriously injured helping a college band perform an ice bucket challenge stunt. The bucket of the fire truck apparently touched power lines outside of the football stadium at Campbellsville University.  wo Campbellsville/Taylor County Fire Department firefighters were taken to the hospital after the incident.
Powered by WorldNow

KTTV FOX 11
1999 S. Bundy Dr.
Los Angeles CA 90025

Main: (310) 584-2000
News Tips? (310) 584-2025

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices