Tag Archive: Mastectomy

Weekly Round Up: The Pay It Forward Edition

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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… Continue reading

Weekly Round Up

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At last, I am settling into some kind of routine. It took a while to find somewhere to live, get connected with internet and get back to the blog again. So what’s been… Continue reading

A funny thing happened on my way to survival

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Today’s guest writer is Jamie Inman,  a professional motivational speaker and teacher, psychotherapist, and breast cancer survivor, who speaks on a wide array of mental health and spiritual topics relating to breast cancer, personal growth… Continue reading

Debbie’s discovery of cancer’s gifts

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It is such a joy to host today’s guest author, Debbie Woodbury, founder of Where We Go Now, an online community for cancer survivors. Our paths crossed on twitter when I discovered a kindred… Continue reading

Weekly Round Up

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Time for this week’s round-up of the best of the blogs over the past week. These are the posts that have moved me, taught me something, inspired me, and which I’ve wanted to share… Continue reading

About the Girl

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Founded by breast cancer survivor, Amy Bath, About the Girl is an online shop specializing in lingerie and swimwear for ladies post breast cancer. “After breast cancer, a lumpectomy and mastectomy, I was… Continue reading

When one person’s trash is another’s treasure

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“One Person’s Trash” is a wonderful series of personal essays which appeared in Open Salon on the theme of spring cleaning…but with a twist. The stories reflect on objects that people can’t bring themselves to throw away. I was particularly… Continue reading

The outlook is positive for breast cancer in Ireland

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Thanks to vastly improved access to the right care at the right time for women with possible symptoms referred to the eight designated cancer centres, advances in treatments, and a national roll-out of the BreastCheck programme for women without symptoms, the picture for breast cancer in Ireland is far more positive than before.

Poetry Friday

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Today’s poem comes from the pen of Jackie Fox, a breast cancer survivor and writer living in Nebraska. Jackie is the author of  From Zero to Mastectomy: What I Learned and You Need to… Continue reading

Mastectomy Love

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Everything is held together with stories. That is all that is holding us together, stories and compassion. Barry Lopez I am honoured today to share with you Catherine’s story.   As regular readers will… Continue reading