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.

I’ve met many bloggers with a dream of seeing their stories published in a book – some of you have achieved this dream – and for those others who are still at the dreaming stage, Connie‘s latest post is a must-read.

How do you cope with the ending of friendships? Karin has some advice this week.

Wendi‘s frustration at the achingly slow progress of changing the breast cancer narrative is palpable in her latest post.

A wonderful post from JoAnn celebrating 50 years of happy memories.

A warm welcome back to the blogosphere to Dr Elaine Schattner with a closer look at immune therapy for breast cancer.

Inspiration on Nancy‘s blog in the form of ten breast cancer advocacy quotes.

Claudia writes about why this month of October makes her think about recurrence.

I’m so sorry to hear the news that Becky‘s friend Lori has died from breast cancer.

Ilene‘s post on blogging openly and honestly really resonated with me this week.

Catherine shares a mish-mash of pink thoughts in her latest post.

Julia shares with us the excitement of performing on a special stage.

Cathy looks at the science behind the question of whether we can prevent breast cancer with diet.

Barbara takes a closer look at the need for more information to inform shared decision making in her latest post.

Katherine O’Brien shares her story of involvement with the MBC Project.

A sobering post from Chris on the reality of cancer-related poverty.

Kieran Hewitt, who blogs at The Cancer Husband, takes a closer look at which cancer charities to donate money to, referencing Sara at Ticking off Breast Cancer‘s comprehensive run-down of charities.

Big congratulations to Terri, awarded the Patient of Courage from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons at their annual meeting last month.

Can you be a man and have or pass down the BRCA (BReast CAncer) gene mutation?  Find the answer to this question on the Male Breast Cancer blog.

Beth Thompson shares 5 things you may not know about metastatic breast cancer in her latest post.

And finally, this week’s writing prompt. You may like to write about it on your own blog, or simply leave a comment below.


Until next week,

Yours with much love always

Marie xxx