Weekly Round Up


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 I’ve wanted to share with you. Don’t forget if you have written a post which you would like readers to see, just leave a comment below.

Jen  and AnnMarie report back from HealthEVoices16, a weekend in which patient advocates gathered to talk about their online communities across a number of health conditions.

Becky shares her experience of living with celiac disease and a lesson learned.

A warm welcome back to the blogosphere to Kate.

Carrie writes about scanxiety this week.

A post by Advocates For Breast Cancer on the side effects of chemotherapy.

Uzma writes this week about the things people say to metastatic patients.

Chris asks the question; does having cancer ever make you feel selfish?

Deanna is still coming to terms with her recent secondary cancer diagnosis.

From Terri‘s archive advice on preparing for breast reconstruction surgery.

Lori is reflecting on cancer metaphors and asks what works for you?

Beth writes about the fickleness of NED.

JoAnn is mourning the death of her beloved grandmother.

Caroline poses the question what happens to your self-esteem after a cancer diagnosis?

Ann shares her thoughts on living five years with metastatic breast cancer.

It’s been six years since Nancy was diagnosed with breast cancer and she is still trying to make sense of the experience.

Themes of grief, loss, balance, acceptance – Elizabeth has packed so much into this week’s post.

Finally this week, Gayle and Liza post loving messages of support for Jody Schoger and her family. Our thoughts too go out to Jody and family.

Yours with love

Marie xxx