Happy Dia De Los Muertos

You can check out pics of Lauren’s altar for Dia de los Muertos/Day of the Dead (a Mexican holiday –  folklore/tradition says that the gates of Heaven open at midnight on November 1st for all the children that have died to be reunited for the day with their loved ones. The following day, the adults come down to earth to celebrate) at the link below on Tumblr.

Dia de los Muertos – Lauren’s ofrenda (altar)

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Lola’s Bucket List – Run the NYC Marathon

While this wasn’t exactly on the list, I know that it would have been something that Lauren would have loved to have added to #LolasBucketList

Our dear friend Scott ran with #FlatLola on the back of his cape, “On the wings of an Angel” ❤ in her memory ❤

My friends never cease to amaze me! Thank you Scott! xoxo

#LoveLikeLola #TeamStupidCancer

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Tribute Video

Below is the tribute video that we played during Lauren’s Celebration of Life — it was originally about 50 minutes long, so I have broken it down to three different videos. I know they are long (about 15 mn each) but so worth it. I really worked hard on getting the right music to go along with the pics. Enjoy =)

Part 3 may not be available (as of this writing) via mobile because of music copyright laws. I have disputed it (usually resolves within 24 hours or sooner). So if you can’t view via your iPad or smartphone, please check back later or change over to your computer/laptop to view.

I will be posting pics and video of the celebration itself after I get everything in one place and have some time to compile it all.

#LoveLikeLola

Swim With Dolphins

Thanks again to Nancy Beth, who marked another item off of #LolasBucketList and honored her on the day of her Celebration of Life by swimming with the dolphins at Atlantis!

Nancy Beth and #FlatLola swimming with the dolphins at Atlantis
Nancy Beth and #FlatLola swimming with the dolphins at Atlantis
Nancy Beth and #FlatLola swimming and loving on the sea lion
Nancy Beth and #FlatLola swimming with and loving on the sea lion
Spa day with #FlatLola and Nancy Beth at Atlantis
Spa day with #FlatLola and Nancy Beth at Atlantis

Thank you NB for always remembering to #LoveLikeLola and for honoring Lauren’s memory by helping her with complete her bucket list. You are an amazing and awesome friend!

More Yoga on the Beach

This is from Team Lola’s Facebook page

From Maya:

Lola, your life is an inspiration. Thank you for helping me live life to the fullest. I know this was already done but here is one for your beautiful bucket list, YOGA ON THE BEACH!

Thank you Maya!!! #LolasBucketList #LoveLikeLola

Maya doing yoga on the beach for Lola <3
Maya doing yoga on the beach for Lola ❤

Carve my name in a tree

The staff at Lola’s previous school (Edna Hill Middle School in Brentwood, CA) carved her name in the tree next to her friend Megan’s bench

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Throw a drink in someone’s face

Thank you Cyndi and Connie ❤

As you can see, Lola never wanted to hurt a single soul but since it was on #LolasBucketList, she did it anyway (sorta =))!!!

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