Thursday 23rd October 2014,
The Liz Army

Browsing the "Logan Whitehurst" Tag

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Your friend, Logan

I was at the gym working on my “clean and jerk” (which looks like this graphic), when the song “Complex” started playing through the sound system. The band was Little Tin Frog. The drummer was Logan Whitehurst, a long time friend, fellow [...]

January 26, 2013 Surviving
Just an hour or two away from pre-op.

Brain surgery: the inside story (pun slightly intended)

I volunteer as a “Mentor Angel” with a group called Imerman Angels. This organization carefully matches and individually pairs people touched by cancer (a cancer fighter, survivor or caregiver) with someone who has fought and survived the same type of cancer [...]

April 13, 2012 In Treatment, Newly Diagnosed, Surviving
Where do brain tumors come from? I want an answer

Where do brain tumors come from? I want an answer

My posts have been few and far between over the past months because, well, I was preparing for my wedding. And I was working. And on chemo. So those are all good excuses. If you are still following along I [...]

October 20, 2010 In Treatment
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In celebration of us

The Bay Area Brain Tumor Walk was incredible and The Liz Army team raised more than $5,000! Not bad for a first time team. There are so many reasons why this day was special to me and I won’t remember [...]

May 2, 2010 In Treatment
Logan Whitehurst

The person only person I knew with brain cancer before I had brain cancer

This is a re-post from my private blog/journal. I was thinking about Logan and wanted to share. December 6, 2006 My friend Logan Whitehurst passed away yesterday, finally succumbing to brain and spinal cancer.  When I found out this morning, [...]

February 13, 2010 In Treatment
Do you need me?

Do you need me?

I am now a patient support volunteer for the National Brain Tumor Society (NBTS). If someone gets diagnosed with a brain tumor they can visit the NBTS Web site and search by tumor type and/or age range to find a [...]

August 25, 2009 In Treatment
Cancer treatment for dummies

Cancer treatment for dummies

Note: I feel guilty most of my links refer you to Wikipedia articles, but they’re usually great overviews for a topic. It’s official: I begin chemotherapy next Monday! It seems like a weird thing to be excited about, but I’ve [...]

February 25, 2009 Newly Diagnosed
Me on vocals, Logan on drums

Halloween 1999

I consent to being a ghoulish rocker only if Logan Whitehurst remains part of the rhythm section. [...]

February 17, 2009 Newly Diagnosed
You’re not going to die, you know

You’re not going to die, you know

My “regular” dream was interrupted last night by a visit from a friend. After this visit I woke up and got to remember everything we said. I was packing a box of The Liz Army shirts for shipment. I wrote [...]

December 30, 2008 Newly Diagnosed