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 4th July to those who celebrate this weekend! Check out Barbara’s Independence Day themed post. 

Fancy a glimpse of summer in Scotland? Check out Audrey’s latest poem. 

More poetry worth checking out on Johanna‘s blog. 

And Ilene too has written several  powerful posts and poems about living with uncertainty. Ilene has also felt the loss of Julia Barnickle deeply and pays tribute to her in recent posts.   

Renee shares a healing trifecta which many of us may also find helpful in our own lives.

Interesting observation from Kristie on how cancer has turned her into a liar. 

Episode 10 of Terri’s podcast series has landed and the topic is male breast cancer.

Ever thought about how questions asked at a doctor’s can make one feel marginalized? OurMBCLife guests share their stories on the podcast. 

Maureen completes a 5k run and reflects on how much this means to her. 

A sobering post from Chris on how failing cancer systems are killing patients. 

Jen shares share her post lumpectomy imaging story with some takeaways for others facing a similar situation. 

Check out a superb MBC podcast/webinar series of events on Abigail’s blog. Also check out Abigail and other guests on the  Living With and Finding Strength podcast. 

Connie recounts her latest dating adventure.

Excellent advice from Cathy on finding the nutritional plan that is right for you. 

Sue shares news that the Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences accepted her photo essay charting 20 days of radiation treatment. 

Finally this week, I’d like to leave you with a quote from Sue’s post above – one that really struck me as very beautiful. 

If your heart is broken, make art with the little pieces.

Shane Koyczan

Until next week,

Yours with much love always,

Marie xxx