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.

Clinical Trials Day will be celebrated later this month and in advance of the day, METUP UK’s post on clinical trials for MBC is worth reading.

Dr. Elaine Schnatter tackles the subject of “cancer as a fight” in an essay published in Aeon.

Gabby writes this week about family support during a cancer diagnosis.

A lovely post by Terri celebrating the women she knows and admires.

Kelly Shanahan shares what she wishes she had known when first diagnosed in the OurMBCLife podcast series.

Barbara is celebrating her birthday with a great attitude.

Another celebration over at Carolyn‘s blog – this time it’s her 15th “heart-iverserary”.

Heartwarming post from Gogs about his Dad back on the dancefloor dancing again after his prostate cancer diagnosis.

Cathy demystifies phytoestrogen and dispels myths that may lead to anxiety for those with hormone-positive breast cancer.

Dee shares research on the prevention of neuropathy in gynecological cancer patients with cryocompression.

Abigail discusses the topic of imposter syndrome in her latest post.

Steve writes about accepting the new realities of healing after cancer for the Cure blog.

Julia shares her experience of being still affected by the trauma of chemotherapy seven years later.

Encouraging advice on Shine Cancer Support blog about overcoming an aversion to exercise.

Finally, this week, Happy Mother’s Day to all the Moms in the US. And for those reading this for whom this day is a difficult one, sending you love and solidarity. I’ve written about how this can be a triggering day for those of us who’ve lost our Moms and for those of us who share a longing to be a Mom after cancer. Here’s a link to that post.

Until next week,

Yours with much love always

Marie xxx