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 posts have moved me, taught me something, inspired me, and I’ve wanted to share them with you. Don’t forget if you have written a post that you would like readers to see, just leave a comment below.

After a Stage IV Metastatic Breast Cancer (MBC) diagnosis, patients and the people around them are often left reeling and looking around to figure out how to make some sort of meaning from the trauma. The guests on the latest episode of OurMBCLife podcast (guest produced by Abigail Johnston and featuring Rod Ritchie and Janice Cowden among others) share how finding purpose in the midst of adversity has helped them to live with MBC.

Gabby shares her tips for developing resilience and recovering from life’s setbacks. 

Sending love to dear Audrey on the heartbreaking loss of her beloved dog, Cara.

Megsie writes about her depression and crushing despair at the endemic racism she encounters. 

Abigail explores the topic of family planning after the discovery of a germline mutation.

Barbara shares memories of her father on his birthday anniversary. 

Dee concludes her coverage of the highlights from her recent participation at the Society of Gynecologic Oncology (SGO)’s Annual Meeting on Women’s Cancer.

Audrey is dealing with the heartbreaking loss of her beloved dog, Cara.

Terri‘s latest post takes the reader through her breast cancer diagnosis to regaining strength after DIEP flap breast reconstruction with lots of helpful advice and encouragement for others facing a similar journey.

Fabulous post from Martha on how the materials produced by cancer centers so often fail to hit their mark. 

Finally, this week, congratulations to Sarah on the forthcoming publication of her book of poetry and to Nancy on the publication of her new book – Emerging: Stories from the Other Side of a Cancer Diagnosis, Loss, and a Pandemic. If you’d like to help Nancy with her book launch, she has shared ways in which you can do so in her latest post. 

Until next week,

Yours with much love always

Marie xxx