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.

Happy Memorial Day weekend to those celebrating in the US. Barbara reminds us of the reason for this holiday weekend in her latest post. 

Nancy features a #MetsMonday guest post from Kristie Konsoer, who also writes a love letter to her future self on her own blog. 

Danielle shares the reality of living and loving in the metastatic cancer community with her post Love and Grief in the Metastatic Community. 

Two new moving poems from Ilene this week. 

Sheri shares thoughts on embracing the lessons in the art of failure. 

A guest post on Shine Cancer Support on finding balance at work after cancer. 

Martha writes about how breast cancer made her a better ally – “understanding and taking action against racial differences in cancer care and clinical trial participation are made more powerful when we listen to patient voices.”

A reflection from Terri on the life-long impact of a breast cancer diagnosis. 

Loved reading Carolyn’s post on how changing our story impacts the storyteller. 

In a wry and amusing post Connie shares her adventures in online dating. 

Abigail shares information on Bisphosphonate Induced Osteonecrosis of the Jaw (BIONJ) – a diagnosis she received in 2020.

Sue reflects on how the trauma of a breast cancer diagnosis is reflected in the current trauma of Covid. 

A post exploring the supportive nature of palliative care in METUPUK.

A welcome back to Dee to the blogosphere this week with an update on her activities. 

Jennifer is excited to share news of the release of her new patient experience workbook, designed to help you record, reflect, and remember important things from your medical appointments.

Finally this week, I’d like to close with a quote from Maureen’s blog – a reminder to savour every precious moment.

 “Take joy in the small things because one day you’ll realise that they were the big things.”

Until next week,

Yours with much love always,

Marie xxx