Author Lauren Weiss

Lauren Weiss is a writer & college essay advisor based in Marblehead, MA.  Lauren has founded several web-based nonprofits including the Food Allergy Website, Westfield Foodie and Young Widow - Chapter Two. Lauren’s professional work experience includes VP of the Conference Group at Bear Stearns and PR Director at the JCC of Central NJ.  Lauren graduated with a BA in Psychology from the University of Michigan. Originally a Jersey Girl, she recently moved to the North Shore of Boston with her husband, two daughters and a floppy cavechon.

Forgiving Myself, Forgiving Others

My first order of forgiveness is to myself, for being so hard on myself. For falling short of the perfect body. For having negative thoughts. For tripping over my splintered soul.

My Milestone Deathaversary

In the 20 years since Greg died, there have been many technological advances and inventions. Things like the internet and Urban Dictionary and new words like “deathaversary” that aren’t real words but people say them anyway.