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Snapshot of other lives

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So I started this whole thing off with my bright idea about sharing something of who we are when we aren’t discussing cancer. Part of my reasoning was that we know such intimate things about… Continue reading

My other life

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I touched on this a little bit in last week’s Weekly Round-Up by featuring Sarah’s puffins story and my own starling post, as a little reminder that we are so much more than our… Continue reading

Why I got rid of my blogroll

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It’s an unwritten rule in the blogosphere that if a blogger puts a link to your blog in his or her blogroll, you should reciprocate and add that blog’s link in your own… Continue reading

Call for volunteers for online depression support group

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Aware, Ireland’s depression support group are looking for new volunteers to get involved with their online support service. If you think you could help support people towards finding their own solutions when times are dark,… Continue reading

Cancer Lessons from 9-11: Building Up Support From the Ground Floor

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Some of you may recognise Jan Hasak, from her recent insightful comments on the JBBC blog, so I am delighted to have an opportunity to learn more about her and to feature her as today’s guest… Continue reading

The Dalai Lama visits Ireland

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“Because we all share this planet earth, we have to learn to live in harmony and peace with each other and with nature. This is not just a dream, but a necessity” ~… Continue reading

Weekly Round Up

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Well, life carries on. I have gone back into some semblance of a routine this week, going back to work,  in-between hospital visits. I have also been catching up on your blogs and… Continue reading

Podge and Rodge tackle bowel cancer awareness

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2,271 Irish people were diagnosed with bowel cancer in 2009 (NCRI latest data) and over 50% of patients were diagnosed with late stage bowel cancer which is difficult to treat. The greatest barrier… Continue reading

Celebrating International Women’s Day

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Today is International Women’s Day and it got me thinking about inspiring women of the past and present. Over the past two years, I have highlighted inspirational writers from Maya Angelou to Mary Oliver on the JBBC… Continue reading

Home Sweet Home

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Arrived back in Ireland today and looking forward to catching up on all your happenings since I’ve been away. Lots of new blog posts to read, e-mails and tweets to catch up on… Continue reading