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.

Jo shares her experience of touring the Paterson Institute Drug Discovery Unit which is next door to The Christie Hospital part of Cancer Research UK where the Researchers and Scientists busy themselves looking for a cure and better drugs.

Some interesting thoughts from Beth on life lotteries.

Confused about dietary advice? Carolyn has some sensible advice.

You can listen back to Stephanie‘s podcast about the emotional impact of cancer and healing from it.

Becky writes about how cancer has changed her approach to the medical system.

It’s so uplifting to hear about how Eileen is settling into her new life in Hawaii.

Caroline shares some hard-won wisdom on being thrust into cancerland.

What is “Step Therapy” and why should we care? Lisa has some answers for us.

Yvonne faces up to dealing with a loved one’s cancer.

Grace writes a powerful post on how we are so much more than pink ribbons.

Finally this week, in honor of National Poetry Month,  Nancy shares some wonderful poems written by readers.  Also check out Lisa Thompson‘s poem on her blog and Julia‘s enquiry into what the point of making art is.

Until next week,

Yours with love

Marie xxx