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.

It’s November and in the US that means Thanksgiving and gratitude are the subjects of many blogs. While Nancy offers an interesting take on the idea of gratitude as a contest,  Lisa Valentine suggests an easy gratitude practice to try:

Step into a room in your home, pause, look around, use your 10 fingers to go through a gratitude list of things you appreciate in and about that room.

“How a $5 Tim Hortons gift card changed my life” is  a super post from Carolyn on valuing the work patients do.

Some practical diet tips from Margaret on her blog this week.

Ilene shares an unflinching look at the reality of metastatic breast cancer.

A post celebrating caregivers from Fabianna Marie.

Karin writes this week about forgiveness:

Forgiving is a power you and I have. Yet when we are at the receiving end of a painful wrong, we feel the victim and not powerful at all. How can we turn things around and connect with our power? And why should we choose forgiveness to make it happen?

Part III of Cathy’s wonderful series of posts on improving outcomes, energy, stamina, and strength has been published on her blog.

Johanna shares her recovery routine from surgery in her latest post.

Once again I  am transported reading Connie‘s latest story of sharing family memories.

Barbara announces she is now featuring clinical trial information on Let Life Happen.

Becky escaped the bad air from the Cali fires this week.

A welcome update from Tammy.

Elaine shares a spark of good news for precision oncology in breast cancer.

A hard-hitting post from Chris on how a UK cancer cartel is halting innovation.

Check out my interview with Sue in which we talk about how she uses social media in her work.

A big warm welcome back to the blogosphere to Sally who is celebrating her 40th birthday – happy birthday Sally x

And finally, this week’s writing prompt is in the spirit of thanksgiving and gratitude.  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