‘Twas The Night Before Christmas

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‘Twas the night before Christmas… So begins the first line of the famous poem by Clement Clarke Moore which has delighted generations of children and adults since it was first published in December… Continue reading

#BereavedAtXmas

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Today’s guest post is written by Kate of Sheffield Cancer Mafia, a support group for people with cancer in their lives, from those with cancer themselves to those supporting a loved one.   Based in… Continue reading

Weekly Round Up: Getting Off The Hamster Wheel

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Time for this week’s round-up of the best of the blog posts which I’ve read over the past week. These are the posts that have moved me, taught me something, inspired me, and which… Continue reading

Shedding Light On A Winter Solstice

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Originally posted on Journeying Beyond Breast Cancer:
Newgrange, Winter Solstice There is something very special about today’s date. In the northern hemisphere December 21st is celebrated as the Winter Solstice, and although I…

When Christmas hurts

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  I find myself feeling very much like the Christmas Grinch this year.  It’s been three years since my mother died – just a few short weeks before Christmas –  followed by a… Continue reading

Reach Out

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What Advice Would You Give To A Newly Diagnosed Breast Cancer Patient?

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  I’ve just been reading 10 Tips From a 26-Year Breast Cancer Survivor in the Huffington Post. In the article Lisa Marie Wilson shares advice from her grandmother, who, aged 57, was diagnosed with breast… Continue reading

Weekly Round Up: The Crowning Glory Edition

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Time for this week’s round-up of the best of the blog posts which I’ve read over the past week. These are the posts that have moved me, taught me something, inspired me, and which… Continue reading

Draw Me

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I am so thrilled with these drawings done by Monica Lalanda, an emergency physician in Spain, and as you can see a very talented illustrator. Monica came to the DotMED conference last week at which I was… Continue reading