Weekly Round-Up

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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.

On Father’s Day, Julia, Barbara and Nancy Stordahl pay tribute to their fathers – and Terri pays tribute to her reconstructive plastic surgeon, Dr. Minas Chrysopoulo.

A reminder from JoAnn that we need to find ways to nourish ourselves as we are going through our lives–especially when times are tough.

Great post from Chris on valuing patients as experts.

Important information from Siobhan on dealing with dense breasts and mammographic screening.

Loved Carolyn‘s post on narrative identity – a topic I’m super interested in.

A post from Nancy Seibel on finding opportunity in crisis.

Julia Barnickle shares a great story and a great message on fears holding us back in her latest post.

A beautiful poem from Ilene this week – and it’s her birthday today! Happy birthday xxx

In her latest post, Connie shares some treasured memories of special places that bring her joy to remember.

An update from Maureen on her treatment progress.

A heart-wrenching post from Megsie on layered loneliness.

What it’s like to be a man with breast cancer? A guest post from Doug on the Male Breast Cancer blog explains the experience. See also Rod‘s post on developing prostate cancer after treatment for breast cancer.

A superb post from Abigail on turning powerlessness into action.

Finally this week, I’d like to leave you with a line from Audrey‘s latest post on disability

Lets be the world you want to see where love wins, always.

Until next week,

Stay safe and be kind to one another

Yours with much love always,

Marie xxx