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By Veronica Novy

I am lost on a highway with no exit signs.

I missed yesterday and didn't even realize it until today!

I took one day off and nearly lost a piece of me.

I asked a friend what day is it?

His response was Wednesday.

I remember bits and pieces of the day.

Mostly I remember not remembering if that makes sense.

Only to me probably.

What has chemo done to me?

What has radiation done to me?

I went through the process and now it's my excuse for having a blurred mind.

Can anybody out there hear me?

As day turned to night, I felt the sun leave my body.

The warmth and glow of a hot sunny day was slowly embracing someone else halfway across the world.

When its day here, it's night somewhere else.

The warmth of the sun left me, and the cool of the night began to embrace my soul.

My body began to shiver as I tried to remember every minute of the last five months.

It's an odd feeling to sit in your room and hear the water drip.

It's an odd feeling when you try not to think of how cancer grows. The rest of my life is dedicated to forgetting about those cells that invaded my body.

Life before and life after can only parallel each other in different time zones and dimensions.

What can any of us do but survive.

Another day in the life of a survivor.

Not many will understand.

All it takes is one person to listen!

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Meditation Mondays:

Chakra Chanting with Gloria

Mondays at 10:00 a.m. ET 


Thursday Night Thrivers:

All Stages Support Group

Thursdays at 7:00 p.m. ET



Thursday Night Thrivers:

Metastatic Breast Cancer Support Group

First and third Thursdays

of the month at 7:00 p.m. ET



Thursday Night Thrivers:

Inflammatory Breast Cancer Support Group

Second Thursday

of the month at 7:00 p.m. ET


Tuesday Night Thrivers

Después de un Diagnóstico:

Grupo de Apoyo en Español

2do y Cuarto Martes de cada mes 

7:00 p.m. ET


Encourage and Empower

For Newly Diagnosed

September 10, 11:00 a.m. ET


Breast Cancer Book Club

The first Sunday of the month


Restorative Yoga:

The secret Garden

April 22,  6:00 p.m. ET


Qi Gong

April 23,  11:30 a.m. ET


Art Therapy

May 6, 6:00 p.m. ET


Forest Bathing

May 7,  6:00 p.m. ET


Reflect & Recharge

Expressive Writing

May 13,  6:00 p.m. ET


Yoga Fitness with Chair Assist

May 14, 11:30 a.m. ET


Yoga Stretching for DIEP flap

May 14,  6:00 p.m. ET


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Upcoming Events


Surviving Breast Cancer provides breast cancer support, events, and webinars at no cost to you! Whether you are looking to gain more knowledge on a particular topic or meet up with other breast cancer survivors, we have something for everyone. 


Our standing appointment on Thursdays is for all stages. We also host specific breakout groups once a month for specific stages and subtypes such as Metastatic breast cancer, and Inflammatory Breast Cancer, etc. 


The Book Club meets the first Sunday of every month at 11 am ET. You are welcome to join each month or pick and choose your month based on your availability and the book we are reading. 


Through art, writing, and other creative modalities, we hold the power to manage our stress, make sense of our now, and relax into moments of stillness. 


Free, monthly, online classes in restorative yoga, yoga for breast cancer, and Zumba. 


Después de un Diagnóstico