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.

Are you creative despite cancer? The answer I know for many of you reading this is a resounding yes. Next question.  Would you like the opportunity to share your creativity with the wider world? Then Karin wants to help you by offering free publicity, networking opportunities, motivation and inspiration to each of you who applies to her  #CreativeDespiteCancer community, Read more about this opportunity on her blog.

A lovely gentle post from Julia this week on learning to sail through life.

I really enjoyed reading about Terri‘s visit to a tattoo parlor to learn more about the work of Eric, a restorative tattoo artist for breast cancer patients.

Ilene has written a wonderful meditation on the nature of life and death.

Great piece from Katherine on flunking chemo class.

Becky is dealing with the heaviness of grief this week.

Sarah is coming to terms with a new normal as she progresses through treatment.

Jo has written a heartfelt blog for a friend with secondary breast cancer who has fought for years to be heard but her voice ignored by so many who had the influence to change things

Cathy makes a compelling and persuasive case for the need to include a trained, credentialed, and experienced dietitian on your oncology team.

Why do some people choose not to make decisions about their healthcare and leave it all up to the medical profession? Barbara shares some thoughts on this question in her latest post.

Another beautiful reminder from Connie of the importance of slowing down and savoring life’s memories and joys.

Margaret‘s journey to come off Tamoxifen has reached a pivotal point.

An absolutely super post from Nancy on making decisions about and managing endocrine therapy – jam-packed full of information.

Lisa Thompson mourns the loss of a friend to cancer.

A warm welcome back to the blogosphere to Catherine this week.

Philippa has written another magical blog post which I guarantee will transport you to other worlds.

Finally this week’s writing prompt. Feel free to write about it on your blog or leave a comment below with your thoughts on this question.

What strengths of character have I earned from the hardest times in my life_

Until next week,

Yours with much love always,

Marie xxx