Post Comment Love 26th - 28th January

Welcome back to Post Comment Love, a great little linky (even if I do say so myself!) run by me and Stephanie. Link up your best or favourite post of the week and Stephanie and I will stop by for a read, comment and share.

It's been fairly quiet this week, BP had his last exams on Monday so he's glad they're over. LP is back to enjoying his football and Karate and everything seems settled. It feels good. Last year flew by and with so much happening to us it was a tough one. I'm so glad things are settled again.

This week is Cervical Cancer Prevention Week and to raise awareness I've been sharing my stories about being diagnosed with cervical cancer last year. On Monday I shared my story, the process, the procedures, and on Wednesday I shared a post about how being diagnosed changed me. It's a weird thing, being diagnosed with a cancer that is already gone. But the point is I did have it and that's something to take seriously. It's changed me in ways I didn't think it would, it's made a difference to how I think about my own body. Most of all though, it's made me appreciate what I have - it's made me more grateful for everything.

Since sharing my story I've learned that there are so many other women with stories of their own, from being informed they had abnormal cells to being diagnosed with cancer. We need to work together to raise awareness that the cervical screening test saves lives. It really does. If I hadn't gone for my test when I did, if I'd delayed it for a month or two my story could've been very different. I could've been writing about having chemotherapy, or worse. Please ladies, go for that test - those 5 minutes could save your life.

When did you (or your partner) last go for your (their) smear test?



Blogger Showcase Ray from Industry Me


Ray is a creative industry blogger from London, she loves writing song reviews and describes herself as funny, courageous, and intelligent. She would prefer tea and cakes and you can read more about her over on Stephanie's blog.

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8 comments

  1. Such an important reminder Morgan. I had a breast lump years back and remember it well. It turned out not to be cancerous but just the worry of finding out was enough. ave a great weekend xx

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    1. Thanks so much Laurie. Yes it can be very worrying when anything happens - I'm glad to hear your lump turned out to be nothing. xx

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  2. Thank you for helping raise awareness by telling your story! As you know this is a topic very close to my own heart too. 💙 Thank you for hosting #POCOLO

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  3. Well done for sharing your cancer story. Posts like yours really raise awareness!
    I had my last smear when I had the contraceptive implant changed in my arm. My next one is due next time I get the implant changed. A great way to remind me xxx

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    1. Ah that's good Kim. It's great to have a reminder. xxx

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  4. Well done on sharing your story and helping to raise awareness. I read about how screenings are at their lowest in years so we really need to raise our voices.

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    1. Thanks Jazmin, and yes it's a 20 year low which is shocking. We really need to do our best to raise the issue. xxx

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