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.

Nancy Stordahl, in an excellent post, cautions against the risk of becoming numb to the number of deaths from both Covid-19 and metastatic breast cancer.

Audrey highlights how the lockdown has seriously affected the mental and physical wellbeing of people who are disabled and those who are shielding.

More covid-related posts from Carolyn,  Britt, JoAnn, Connie, Katie, Naomi, and Nancy Seibel.

What are the surgical stages of breast reconstruction? Terri reached out to Dr. Minas Chrysopoulo of PRMA to answer the question.

Dr Attai reports on her research survey aimed at better understanding motivations to forgo reconstruction and to identify factors associated with postoperative satisfaction among patients who participate in online breast cancer communities.

Cathy lists 11 benefits of exercise to keep you moving.

Great post from Abigail on the unreliability of expectations.

Megsie continues on her blog to write powerfully of the racism she has encountered in her lifetime.

What’s it like to be a man newly diagnosed with breast cancer? Charlie shares his story on the Male Breast Cancer blog.

Finally this week, congrats to Michele and Barbara who have made the list of Healthline.com’s 2020 Best Cancer Blogs – do let me know in the comments below if you also made the list.

Until next week,

Stay safe and be kind to one another

Yours with much love always,

Marie xxx