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.

May has evolved into Breast Cancer Awareness Month part 2, observes Nancy S, as it ushers in the season of races. Can we really keep calling this a race for the cure, she asks. As a companion piece, read Lisa‘s latest post on accelerating progress on metastatic breast cancer, Lori‘s on the disparities in cancer research and Beth on how fed up she is with the lack of progress.

Jenny updates us on her healthy challenge.

Brandie reports back from her first Stupid Cancer conference.

Claudia ponders on how the word “torn” reflects what she is feeling.

Amy shares the latest hereditary cancer news.

Lisa Thompson reviews Paul Kalanithi’s When Breath Becomes Air.

JoAnn is happy after a recent doctor’s visit.

Both Nancy K and Katy reflects on six years since she first heard the words you have breast cancer.

Check out the latest Breast Cancer Consortium Quarterly out now.

Caroline tackles feelings of resentment this week.

Melanie shares her story of how she reclaimed her passion on A Fresh Chapter blog.

Kimberly is having a very justifiable rant against the myths surrounding cancer.

Catherine has been experiencing some strange side effects from her treatment.

A warm welcome to the blogosphere to Philippa who fills in on her latest doings – complete with exotic pics.

Finally this week, it’s a Mother’s Day weekend in America so Happy Mother’s Day to those of you who are celebrating today.  CarrieTerri,  Yvonne write about the joy and the pain of what this day means to them. And for those of you for whom this day is particularly painful, you may like to read again When Mother’s Day Hurts.

Until next week,

Yours with love

Marie xxx