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Molly brickler
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This is hard. Life after your husband, your children's father, your best friend gets cancer, needs a bone marrow transplant to be cured, and is almost done with his chemotherapy after transplant. Oh, and did I mention, leukemia is my career. Literally what ...

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Thank you
The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society held it's annual Gala this past weekend for the Man & Woman of the Year. It was a wonderful event. The past 10 weeks has been about raising money for research. I surpassed my goal of $50K by a lot (grand total will be comin...

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Superman Sam!
Superman Sam shirts have sold out. What an amazing outpouring of support for these shirts. I have some amazing photos that his mother shared with me. These photos give you a taste of what an amazing boy he was: I was recently asked to write a letter to requ...

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Life after transplant
Life after bone marrow transplant hasn't been easy; but he is here - and that is what matters. Kevin generally has good days but there have been a few bumps along the recovery path. He still has to take chemotherapy every single night. This one pill can cau...

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Superman Sam
I will start off by saying that I struggled with this post… Talking
about patients is something that I usually avoid doing – but with his mama’s
support and agreement I am. Superman Sam. That was his nickname. If you google this you
will find him and his st...

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Our kids
Kevin's cancer diagnosis affected many people; from family to friends - and even strangers. The two people it probably affected the most were Adele and Crosby. My children's world imploded. They went from having a mom and dad with them all the time to not s...

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Bone Marrow Transplant
Getting ready for Kevin's bone marrow transplant admission was heart breaking (and rereading my caringbridge posts are bringing me to tears tonight). I know that people go into BMT in good shape but can have awful side effect and even death. Don't get me wr...

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Back on chemo
Well the good news is that Kevin is no longer neutropenia (low WBC) and his platelets are back up! He is still having intermittent belly issues and but they have gotten way better. So after a few days of holding his chemotherapy he restarted it two nights a...

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Day 3
The LLS "Man/Woman of the Year" Campaign kicked off this past Thursday. There was a kick off party downtown at the pfister. It was pretty awesome. I didn't really realize that I was suppose to give a speech though... I was imaging that all the nominees woul...

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