New Blog Posts on HuffPo

By: Lauren Thaler  |  Date: August 1st, 2013  |  Category: News  |  Comments: Say Something »

I recently started blogging for The Huffington Post. If you’re interested, you can check out my first two articles, A Caregiver’s Identity Crisis and Regrets From the Last Days With My Mother, published in July. Please find the links below. Hope all is well, and thanks for reading.

A Caregiver’s Identity Crisis

 

Regrets From the Last Days With My Mother

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Eulogy

By: Lauren Thaler  |  Date: May 10th, 2013  |  Category: News  |  Comments: Say Something »

In honor of Mother’s Day, I would like to share a tribute to my mother that I read in front of friends and family 3 ½ years ago at her funeral. I sat down to write this eulogy a couple weeks before my mother died. I was in a rocking chair next to her bed, keeping her company as she dozed. Initially, I thought this would be the hardest thing I would ever write. Read full post here.

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Regrets, I’ve Had a Few

By: Lauren Thaler  |  Date: April 30th, 2013  |  Category: Cancer Chaos  |  Comments: Say Something »

This week on the Everplans blog: “About a week before my mom died, she asked me not to leave her side. She was in a hospital cot next to her actual bed at home. I stayed with her, slept in her bed next to her cot at night, and would often lay my arm across the 12 inches of air space between us, letting my skin touch her skin so she knew I was there when she stopped talking and opening her eyes.” Read the full post here.

 

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