Category Archive: Social Media

7 Reasons Why I Love Twitter

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Twitter is seven years old today, so I thought I would celebrate the occasion with 7 reasons why I love Twitter. 1. I first met so many of you reading this right now… Continue reading

Health Activist Writer’s Month Challenge Day 28 #HAWMC

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Day 28 of the WEGO Health Activist Writer’s Month which I have signed up for – a month dedicated to the art of writing about health.  Today’s writing prompt: The First Time I… Write a… Continue reading

Interview with founder of “I have breast cancer” project

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Today on Journeying Beyond Breast Cancer, I interview Andrew Spong, PhD, on the launch of his latest project “I have breast cancer”. JBBC:  Andrew, I am interested to learn more about your project… Continue reading

Let’s Connect for Social Media Week

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This article was doing the rounds of social networking sites recently (just look how many likes and shares it got!) and so I bookmarked it to read when I had some time to… Continue reading

Interview with founder of health based social networking site

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Today on Journeying Beyond Breast Cancer, I interview Michael Dornan, founder of social-medicine.org, a website that hosts multiple social networking sites for a variety of medical conditions, including breast cancer. JBBC:  What can you tell… Continue reading

How social health networks will change medicine in 2012

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I am a passionate advocate of the power of social networks to connect, inform and empower patients, and equally its ability to enable communication, collaboration and information collection by medical professionals. In a report… Continue reading

Weekly Round-Up

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I am attempting to pick up the threads of my life again..back to work and old routines this week. I still feel raw and vulnerable and a sense of unreality pervades life. For… Continue reading

A tribute to cancernet friendship

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Philippa, aka Feisty Blue Gecko, entitled her guest post for me “Blown Away” and that certainly describes my reaction when I read her wonderful tribute to online friendships.  Blown Away One thing about… Continue reading

A circle of friends

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“Then, a circle of your friends, will defend the silver lining” ~John Mayer As we have all read about Marie and this difficult time with her mother being so ill, we bloggesses sat… Continue reading

Standing in the Gap

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  The only thing helping me cope right now, giving me the strength I need to keep going through all of this, is being able to turn to this blog, to write a… Continue reading