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 Pinktober approaches, Grace asks the question “Where Do Men Fit Into Breast Cancer Awareness”?

Wendi invites you to join the #breastcancerrealitycheck campaign, which was such a success last year.

Searching for reasons why you got cancer? Great post by Catherine on this topic.

Maureen points to the irony of this week in spending all your time worrying about a breast cancer recurrence, only to be hit with something else – in her case melanoma.

It is important for many breast cancer patients to monitor their bone density health – good advice from Terri this week on DEXA scans after treatment.

Dee continues to raise awareness of issues surrounding Ovarian Cancer Awareness  month as well as Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month (#GCAM).

Becky writes with frankness this week about the difficulties of making friends when you move someplace new.

Sue shares a reflection on gratitude and Stephanie reflects on unexpected opportunities.

As Connie continues her travels to Iona, there have been some unexpected interruptions along the way.

Practical advice from Karin on managing fear.

Nancy’s blog turns seven! I remember so well when Nancy first started blogging and it’s so wonderful to see how far her blog has come in the last seven years.

Congratulations to Rachael on winning a northern blog award and Yvonne on being shortlisted in the Irish blog awards.

AnneMarie marks a significant anniversary.

Liza shares an interesting panel discussion from the #MedX conference on death and bereavement in the digital age.

Thought-provoking post from Carolyn on how implicit bias in medicine hurts women and minorities.

Rebecca is going back to the past and the future in her imagination this week.

Good reminder from Caroline on clearing your life of unnecessary things.

Finally this week, I leave you with an arresting quote from Margaret‘s blog:

I flipped a coin and it stayed up on the living side


Until next week

ours with love

Marie xxx