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.

“In the kingdom of the sick, love is our currency,” writes Audrey this week, as she details her re-diagnosis of breast cancer. Please join me in sending love, prayers and healing wishes to Audrey as she faces this next hurdle in her path. 

Love also going out to Abigail, whose latest post, entitled “Saying Goodbye”, gave me a heart-stopping turn.

“No health concern is too small to overlook.” Gogs talks about his fear of recurrence and navigating recent health scares.

A post on the healing power of movement on the SBC blog. 

Chris writes this week about how his advocacy work has changed after covid. 

February being Heart Month, Carolyn shares some facts and women and heart disease, and Cathy looks at the connection between heart health, breast cancer recurrence and a plant based diet in her latest post. 

Maureen writes about the experience of going bald for the second time in her adult life as a result of cancer treatment. 

In her latest post, Jennifer explains the difference between a screeing and a diagnostic mammogram. 

“How do you understand what your oncologist is saying when you’ve never heard any of these words before? More specifically, how do you make sense of these words being applied to you?” So writes Martha, in her latest Cure post, I Shouldn’t Have to Read a Medical Dictionary to Understand ‘Cancer Vocabulary’.

Another insightful and powerful essay from Sue on broken trust in the healthcare system. 

In episode 9 of Terri’s DiepCJourney podcast she discusses optimal flat closure in breast surgery with her expert guests. 

OurMBCLife is revisiting past episodes of its podcast series, including this episode on relationships and intmimacy.

Barbara‘s latest post concerns understanding emotional judgments in personal cancer treatment. 

Finally this week, Sarah shares #2 on her list of “100 things I love” (based on a suggestion from Tanya Shadrick). As I mentioned last week I love this exercise and have started my own list. I think it may take me the rest of the year to complete this list, but heigh-ho, what a nice task to have ahead of me.

Until next week,

Yours with much love always

Marie xxx