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.

Pet grief can be as painful and complex as the grief we may feel for a human being. How to deal with that and the dilemma many of us may dread – whether to have our pets put to sleep, or not?  So writes Karin in her latest post in which she puts questions to vet Dr Scott Miller of the (UK) TV show Vet on The Hill.

Rosemary shares a memory from her Mum who passed away recently.

A delightful summer vibe to Britt‘s latest blog.

If you are weighing up your options for breast reconstruction, you will find super-helpful advice on Terri‘s blog. This week she explains the DEIP Flap procedure.

Some great questions to ponder this week from Connie.

Are there things you need to leave behind in order to get away to renew yourself?

How can you release what is weighing you down?

Molly takes on the “cancer is war; patients are warriors” narrative in her latest post.

A thoughtful poem from Audrey this week.

If you haven’t had a chance to read it yet, please check out my recent post on scanxiety.  I am asking readers to share their tips and advice on dealing with the anxiety around medical scans. Shout-out to Julia who wrote an entire blog in response.

As a recovering perfectionist myself I enjoyed reading Fabiana‘s post on letting go of perfectionism.

A very warm welcome back to the blogosphere this week to Ann and Katy.

Judith shares some good scan results with us.

Ilene writes this week about why she shares her experience of living with metastatic breast cancer.

Congratulations to Barbara on her WEGO Health Lifetime Achievement  Nomination

Nancy tackles the side-effects of chemotherapy on her blog – this week it’s the turn of chemo-induced flushing.

Great post from Shelly at the Pink Underbelly on how life can never go back to normal after you have cancer.

Margaret shares her diet success in her latest blog post.

An honest blog from Beth on facing up to fatigue and depression.

A reminder from Lisa Valentine that some of life’s most important lessons can only be learned in the tough stretches of life. They don’t come easily, but they often stay long and lasting.

Finally this week, I leave you with a quote from Christa‘s blog on strength and resilience.

You can’t tell the wind which way to go, but you can dance in the direction it takes you.


Until next week,

Yours with much love always

Marie xxx