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By Goldiin Kelvins

In life, I met a girl so strong, brave, and true,

Within four walls, she battled, a constant cue.

Surviving, not living, she faced a relentless strife,

Moremi, a young soul navigating through life.

Born in Nigeria's west, in Africa's embrace,

Her memory lingers, my heart's sacred space.

I try to divert my thoughts, but I can't deny,

Her innocent gaze, a plea in each dark eye.

Her mind puzzled, imagining the world outside,

Yet, hope waned, like a fading tide.

She fought against sickness, a brave young soul,

Yet, it fought harder, taking its toll.

A 12-year-old warrior, courage in her stare,

Yet, sickness, a ruthless terror in the air.

Determined to live, dreams she'd conceive,

But sickness threatened, luring dreams to grieve.

Docs and teams fought, her heartbeat's descent,

Body systems failing, a despairing lament.

Yet, she'd jolt back, gasping for air,

Mother's dripping tears, a father's silent prayer.

Wishing for release, from the hands that tried,

From loved ones' grasp, in pain, she'd hide.

Drowning in the pit where life began,

Her tears echoed, a heart-wrenching plan.

Today, we lay her down in the earth's embrace,

Cancer claims victory, a bitter taste.

To those fighting, courage to you I send,

May your stories not meet this tragic end.

Lost a girl, lost a niece, grief in the wind,

Adieu, Moremi, where memories begin.


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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