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.

How do you feel about unsolicited advice from friends and acquaintances about how you should deal with cancer? Barbara tackles the topic in her latest post.

CarolynDee and Beth have all taken up Nancy’s Summer Blogging Challenge sharing their thoughts on why they blog.

Lisa ponders the meaning of “heart-rest” in her latest post.

I sure could relate to Connie’s post about being a Highly Sensitive Person (HSP) living in a world that doesn’t always get us.

A warm welcome back to the blogosphere to Barb who fills us in on her summer activities.

This week’s blog from Stephanie looks at censorship, large and small, and its emotional impact for a cancer survivor.

Introducing a new blog to the round-up – Breast Cancer Conscript – written by Liz Johnson. I’m looking forward to sharing your posts Liz.

Ilene asks the question this week, “What causes friendships and metastatic cancer to repel one another like two magnets?”

Quite heartbreaking to read some of the secrets of breast cancer patients at The Underbelly.

Super post from Terri Coutee on why those of us who choose to be patient advocates do the work we do.

Renee reflects on lessons learned over ten years of dealing with cancer.

Elizabeth writes about the cognitive manifestations of grief in her latest post.

Terri Wingham shares her thoughts on the upside of getting uncomfortable.

A wonderful post from Karin this week which addresses the feelings of despair and hopelessness that can creep up on us and threaten to derail our self-care.

Finally this week, a writing prompt for you.


Until next week,

Yours with much love always

Marie xxx