Category Archives: Leslie Lehrman

Happy Birthday Mom. Thank You For MY Gift Through YOUR Legacy.

I haven’t written a blog post since my Mom passed away last December. I attempted to write a Mother’s Day post, but it overwhelmed me too much. I’m in a much better place today…thanks to my Mom, Leslie Lehrman.     Tomorrow (Sunday, August 4th, 2013) would have been my Mom’s birthday…the big 7-0.  I…

My Final Goodbye to Mom: “Heavenly Hair. A Voice. A Difference.”

Mom and Me

      My Mom, Leslie Lehrman, passed away on December 5th, 2012, after a six year valiant battle with lung cancer. As I mention in my eulogy below, Mom and I became partners in lung cancer crime three years ago – making a pact to publicly chronicle her journey with lung cancer through a…

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….

Why My Mom’s Cancer Story is Different…and How it Impacts YOU.

I was very nervous about my trip to Chicago. A good friend was getting married, tickets were purchased and some down time with friends was greatly needed. So, I went. A few days earlier, I just got back from seeing my Mom, Leslie Lehrman, in Phoenix, where we started planning her memorial. THAT is a…

Yes, I’m Planning My Mom’s Memorial…on Pinterest. She Gave Me the Cue.

I wish this blog post would reach billions of eyes in shock, sadness and horror, but it won’t. Nothing new or earth-shattering for the masses. It’s just another post that joins too many others with the same story line: Cancer taking over a loved one’s life (literally & figuratively). That loved one in my world?…