Category Archives: Death Chat

Dying With Mom Part I

I knew this time would come. I’m still not ready for it. I can’t fathom the thought of losing my Mom. But, this hell she is enduring can’t end soon enough. For seven years, my Mom, Leslie Lehrman, has battled lung cancer. She is losing her battle as I type this. Nope, she never smoked….

DEATH (chats) and TAXES (cancer treatments) Part I

The only things certain in a terminal cancer patient’s life are the taxes of cancer treatments, both emotional and physical…and then some. Talking about death and/or even making final arrangements with the patient/loved one’s input is not a certainty. It’s tough. Awkward. Uncomfortable. Besides, if we talk about it, doesn’t that mean we have given…