Cycle 3 is underway

After two false starts, the 3rd cycle of treatment is finally underway. I was admitted this morning and chemo started this evening. Also today, my interview with Senior Lovin was published. See the link here: http://seniorlovin.weebly.com/blog/shining-bright-kelsey-taylor-luria Cancer is going down!

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“I Think I Can” Gala (Video)

Music video from the 2015 “I Think I Can” gala event. Features patients, doctors, nurses, medical staff, researchers from the UA Steele Children’s Research Center and Banner Children’s at Diamond Children’s Medical Center.

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Arizona football: Wildcats mourn loss of young fan

Source: Tucson.com Rich Rodriguez hears about most of the patients his players visit the day before home games at Diamond Children’s hospital. Kelsey Luria, Rodriguez knew, was the football girl. A senior football trainer at Catalina Foothills High School, Kelsey — who struck up a friendship with several UA players...

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Kelsey Luria

Kristi’s Kids: Remembering Kelsey Luria (KVOA-TV)

(Courtesy: KVOA-TV) When Kristi’s Kids met Kelsey Luria last December, she had just started her fight with acute myelogenous leukemia.  Her blood type is B positive.  This phrase soon became her mantra. Through her fight with cancer, Kelsey said she was scared but strong. Kelsey just wanted to inspire and...

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Hell Week

It’s amazing how fast something can change in a hospital. Chaos can break out at any given moment. One day you can almost bear the pain and the next thing you know you’re fighting to stay out of intensive care. One second can be the difference between life and death:...

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Third Time’s The Charm

The anxiety builds up inside my body as the sun sets over the beautiful city of Tucson and the mountains fade into the darkness. For the third time I find myself staring hopelessly at the ceiling.  Part of me wants more than anything to be readmitted to the hospital, to...

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Senior Lovin interview

After two false starts, the 3rd cycle of treatment is finally underway. I was admitted this morning and chemo started this evening. More on that soon.  In the meantime, my interview with Senior Lovin was published. Cancer is going down! When were you diagnosed with Leukemia? I was diagnosed with...

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Strong

Cancer, it makes you weak, and just as soon as it becomes manageable it hits you harder like an arrogant reminder of who’s really in charge. Constantly I am reminded that I’m a control freak with no control. In order to get better I have to accept weakness; surrender everything...

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