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Treasure Your Moments, Pay It Forward

Posted Friday March 10, 2017 by Kathy Carlson

Six months of school, March already, Madeline a senior, Molly a Sophomore...

Six months of school, March already, Madeline a senior, Molly a Sophomore and Mia in 8th grade, her last year in middle school. Madeline and I both went back to...

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Treasure Your Moments, Pay It Forward

An amazing ‘Recycled Marathon Month’!

Posted Monday May 09, 2016 by Kathy Carlson

A day doesn’t go by that I don’t have moments that I...

A day doesn’t go by that I don’t have moments that I cry to myself and/or don’t want to face the reality of Madeline’s diagnosis with Ewing’s Sarcoma almost a...

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An amazing ‘Recycled Marathon Month’!

Great News!

Posted Saturday April 16, 2016 by Kathy Carlson

Great news in April for our family, friends and Maddie Strong community!...

Great news in April for our family, friends and Maddie Strong community! Thursday, April 14th, Madeline had her Computed Tomography scan (CT) of her chest and x-ray of her arm....

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Great News!

A March of Family Memories

Posted Monday March 28, 2016 by Kathy Carlson

Madeline began Cycle 7 of her Vincristine, Irinotecan and Temozolomide (VIT) regimen,...

Madeline began Cycle 7 of her Vincristine, Irinotecan and Temozolomide (VIT) regimen, on time this week, Tuesday, March 22nd. Since Madeline’s platelets have not been climbing high enough each cycle...

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She Keeps Me Running, Cycle Six Delayed

Posted Saturday February 20, 2016 by Kathy Carlson

Overall, I am happy when Madeline is happy and can be a...

Overall, I am happy when Madeline is happy and can be a “normal” teenager, go to school, see her friends and participate in everyday high school activities. When we received...

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She Keeps Me Running, Cycle Six Delayed

A Marathon Challenge: Cycle Five of VIT

Posted Thursday February 04, 2016 by Kathy Carlson

This was one of the most difficult chemotherapy weeks for Madeline, so...

This was one of the most difficult chemotherapy weeks for Madeline, so far, and heartbreaking to watch her suffer the side effects....

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A Marathon Challenge: Cycle Five of VIT

MaddieStrong

Posted Thursday January 14, 2016 by Kathy Carlson

Dr. Anderson is happy with the healing of Madeline’s scar and a...

Dr. Anderson is happy with the healing of Madeline’s scar and a “cloudy appearance” at the junction of the cadaver and her humerus. It appears that the 2 bones...

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Giving Thanks to Every One of You!

Posted Sunday December 06, 2015 by Kathy Carlson

The holiday season has begun and we have so much to be...

The holiday season has begun and we have so much to be thankful for each day and especially this week....

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Giving Thanks to Every One of You!

Hip Hip Hooray, Radiation’s Last Day (Tuesday, November 3, 2015)

Posted Monday November 09, 2015 by Kathy Carlson

Six weeks of radiation completed at Brigham Women’s Hospital in Boston, MA....

Six weeks of radiation completed at Brigham Women’s Hospital in Boston, MA. Two weeks consisted of radiation and chemotherapy....

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Hip Hip Hooray, Radiation’s Last Day (Tuesday, November 3, 2015)

6 Weeks of Daily Radiation Visits…

Posted Friday October 16, 2015 by Kathy Carlson

Almost 3 full weeks (Monday-Friday) of radiation completed at Brigham and Women’s...

Almost 3 full weeks (Monday-Friday) of radiation completed at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and 3 more weeks to go for a total of 32 radiation treatments....

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6 Weeks of Daily Radiation Visits…