Weekly Round-Up: The Father’s Day Edition


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.

Father’s Day and naturally thoughts in the blogosphere turn to fathers and particularly fathers who are no longer with us. Nancy and Terri share lovely memories of their own beloved fathers.

Jen uses Father’s Day as a nudge to speak to the men in your life about men’s health.

Here on the blog, I’ve been asking for your thoughts on survivor guilt and thank you to everyone who has left a comment on the post. Audrey and Karin have taken this one step further and have both written superb posts on cancer and guilt on their own blogs.

A post on Rethink Breast Cancer on dealing with cancer-related anxiety.

Very hard to read Maureen’s news of a diagnosis of secondary breast cancer.

A very personal post from Abigail on prejudice and racism.

Barbara shares the news of her patient advocacy partnership with the team behind the Breast Advocate app.

Thrilled to see another story from Philippa prompted by her recent appearance on the Global Village of Storytelling blog.

Gorgeous story from Connie from her solo adventure – this one is all about beautiful wild horses.

Becky is celebrating that she forgot a cancer milestone.

Beth celebrates the graduation of her daughter – a day she bargained to see 13 years ago when she was going through breast cancer treatment.

A post on scanxiety from Emily.

Janet reflects on one year since she received her breast cancer diagnosis.

So happy for Siobhan who ran a successful breast density information event last week. I’m proud of her for all she’s achieved in advocating for more information and support for women with dense breasts.

An update, well several updates, from JoAnn this week.

Great post from Lara on letting go of friendships that no longer nurture you.

Finally this week, I leave you with a line from Ilene‘s latest musings on cancer and freedom.

Just relax and remember we all have the freedom to breathe in the air and to love without boundaries. How lucky we are to be alive and still enjoy that freedom.

Until next week,

May you find a measure of freedom in your daily life, whatever form that takes for you,

Yours with much love always,

Marie xxx