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.

As we edge inexorably closer to Pinktober, Wendi shares information on a “Thunderclap” campaign to counteract the sugar-coating of Pinktober. If you’re not familiar with the concept, Thunderclap is a sort of social media flash mob, in which you can voice your thoughts on an issue via Twitter.  To add your voice to the breast cancer reality check Thunderclap visit this link to tweet:

We don’t sugarcoat the truth: 1,430 will die today!  We need life-saving research. Join #BreastCancerRealityCheck✅

Continuing the Pinktober theme, Vickie asks “are all cancers created equal”?

Susan has been on a rejuvenating escape.

AnneMarie reflects back on ten years since being diagnosed with breast cancer.  And if you take hope from AnneMarie’s ten year survival story, then don’t miss Caroline‘s account of a lady who is 50 years post cancer treatment!

Are you glad you got cancer? A controversial question to be sure, but it’s not the first time I’ve heard the cancer was a blessing/life-changing for the better statement. Chris delves a little deeper into the answers this week.

On Seeking A Place To Call Home is the title of Philippa‘s evocative poem which she shares this week on her blog.

Elizabeth has been troubled with the world of late and shares her thoughts on this as she reflects on International Day of Peace.

Rebecca writes about  the profound loss of her friend Cathy this week.

Tammy writes about her recent cyberknife experience.

Reflecting on her father’s recent funeral, Nancy muses on some of the things people say to the bereaved.

Terri has been attending the largest plastic surgery convention of the year, Plastic Surgery the Meeting 2016, #PSTM16. I look forward to hearing her thoughts on her return.

Beth reviews a new book of advice written for friends of newly diagnosed cancer patients and Kathi reviews Beth’s book Calling The Shots on her blog.

Finally this week, I leave you with a quote shared by Carrie, who is learning to say no more often.


Until next week

Say yes to everything that feeds you spirit and your joy!

Yours with love,

Marie xxx