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.

Connie is working on the sequel to her published memoir and this week has a series of reflective questions on moving forward into the next chapter in life. 

Sue shares a book review of  We Are All Perfectly Fine Dr. Jillian Horton’s new book with this delicious recommendation:

This book spoke to my heart. I believe that nurturing storytelling in the data and research-heavy world of medicine is what is going to bring humanity back to health care for us all.

Chris features male breast cancer advocate Rod Ritchie as his guest blogger this week with an insightful post on how breast cancer charities spend their donations. 

Do you know the symptoms of female heart attack? Carolyn lays out the warning signs you should be aware of in her latest post.

A super evidence-based post from Cathy on the real benefits of exercise –  as someone who struggles to maintain a consistent exercise regime this post really spoke to me this week. 

Barbara shares a special gift with the community this week – the soundtrack she and her husband jointly created as the backtrack to Let Life Happen.

It’s vaccination day for Becky

Kristie has published the second part of her post on cold capping. 

Martha shares advice on getting patient portals, electronic medical records and technology organized and functioning correctly.

A Fresh Chapter features a guest post from Kendall describing how she found resilience and transformation through the Fresh Chapter experience. 

Both Sarah and Maureen update us on how their treatments are going. 

Check out the gorgeous tribute to forever friends on Abigail‘s blog. 

Jennifer shares her experience of genetic testing during her DCIS decision-making process.

A sobering post on METUP UK‘s  blog about the financial burden of metastatic breast cancer.

A really thought-provoking post from Ilene comparing the response to the Covid situation and cancer research by the medical and pharmaceutical industries.  Also do take some time to check out Ilene’s interview on Our MBC Life podcast on the healing power of writing. 

Finally this week, shout out to those blogs that made FeedSpot’s list of Top 70 Breast Cancer Blogs – I see  lots of familiar faces in this list  – and some new blogs for me to to explore too. 

Until next week,

Yours with much love always,

Marie xxx