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.

As the Holidays approach, Connie is facing her first Thanksgiving since her separation and offers words of strength and consolation to anyone in a similar situation.

Barbara shares a reflection on what Thanksgiving means to her as a cancer survivor and Cathy has practical advice on staying healthy during the Holidays.

A moving post from Audrey on what lies behind the camera image.

Practical tips and advice from Terri on nutrition and diet after DIEP flap breast reconstruction.

As part of her podcast series “Soul Cravings” Karin shares a conversation with Kim Langley – speaker, coach and author of the poetry collection and grief companion “Send my roots rain.”

Abigail reviews Dr Jen Gunther’s The Vagina Bible this week.

A post this week from Chris on how cancer can steal our identities.

Congratulations to Amy who has won an award for her book Resurrection Lily.

A guest post on Ticking Off Cancer on the topic of male breast cancer.

Janet recalls the stress of her last job in her latest post.

Megsie recounts the impact of Taxol-induced peripheral neuropathy on her love of high heels.

A monthly round-up of random thoughts nicely linked together on Naomi‘s blog.

Nancy shares some tips on dealing with cancer-related fatigue.

A stark reminder from Maureen that no matter how well you think things are going, with this disease you cannot take anything for granted.

Finally this week, I leave you with a quote from Nancy Seibel‘s post in her 3-part series featuring easy ways to strengthen gratitude.


Until next week,

Pay attention and stay awake to life,

Yours with much love always,

Marie xxx