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.

One of the hardest things about being in a community like ours is the losses we sustain – a theme taken up by Becky in her latest post.

Grateful to Connie for her honesty in writing of the painful end of her marriage.

Both Terri and Dr Attai update us on Allergan’s recall of breast implants.

Kimberly celebrates ten years with no evidence of disease.

Lovely post from Nancy Siebel on how a garden can teach us acceptance, appreciation and joy.

Good to have Katie back in the blogosphere again with her account of experiencing joy at a recent cancer retreat.

Lara revisits the definition of “survivor” in her latest post.

How do you cope with the death of your soulmate? Karin shares the story of one woman who learned how.

While Sarah is on week three of radiotherapy and starting to feel the side-effects of treatment, Janet is also coming to the realization that chemo has left some nasty side-effects on her.

Abigail has been nominated for a mystery blogging award which requires her to answer some questions. I remember this from a few years ago and it’s a great way to get to know each other. Check out her post and her other nominees  – including me 😉 I have it on my to-do list for next week.

Ilene traces her family history and discovers links to her present-day diagnosis of cancer.

Barbara explores the decision around breast reconstruction after cancer.

In Nancy Stordahl‘s latest post she writes about the grief she still experiences three years after her father’s death.

A moving post from Audrey on the limitations of illness ending with some wise words on living within those limits.

Finally this week, I leave you with a writing prompt. Feel free to write about it on your blog, or simply leave a comment below.

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Until next week,

Yours with much love always,

Marie xxx