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Entries by Lauren Cahn from 04/2013

A Beautiful Death

| Posted 04.01.2013 | Healthy Living

I can't say that my father was ready for death or that any of us was ready for him to go. But I believe that thanks to hospice care, and some miracle of timing and life force and will that I will never quite understand, my dad's death was as beautiful as a death can be.

Am I the Only One Who Isn't Comforted By Patton Oswalt's Essay?

| Posted 04.18.2013 | Healthy Living

I feel unsatisfied. I don't feel soothed. Perhaps the problem is that I don't want to be soothed? Perhaps the idea that I might feel better tomorrow or the next day frightens me because I suspect that being soothed may simply lay the groundwork for another "shocking" attack.