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Surviving

By William Laferriere


I’m not suggesting one should “make a better life,”

because it’s uncertain why progress is critical.

By all means bear in mind the adage that

“She not busy being born

is busy dying.”


But I am suggesting that you live life.

Not just endure,

not just suffer,

not just pass through,

but live it.

Stare it down.


Understand who you are,

and what you are,

and where you’ve come from,

And better still, where you’re going.

Take chances.


Recognize your own body of work.

Learn to enjoy it,

and be proud.

Express yourself,

write epic poetry,

paint your vision,

seek destiny,

sing that song of yourself,

channel Dorothy,

create that new narrative.


Seize upon every moment,

every nuance,

every metamorphosis,

while reconstituting.

Today happens but once.

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Meditation Mondays:

Chakra Chanting with Gloria

Mondays at 10:00 a.m. ET 

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Thursday Night Thrivers:

All Stages Support Group

Thursdays at 7:00 p.m. ET

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Thursday Night Thrivers:

Metastatic Breast Cancer Support Group

First and third Thursdays

of the month at 7:00 p.m. ET

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Thursday Night Thrivers:

Inflammatory Breast Cancer Support Group

Second Thursday

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

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Tuesday Night Thrivers

Después de un Diagnóstico:

Grupo de Apoyo en Español

2do y Cuarto Martes de cada mes 

7:00 p.m. ET

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Encourage and Empower

For Newly Diagnosed

September 10, 11:00 a.m. ET

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Breast Cancer Book Club

The first Sunday of the month

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Restorative Yoga:

Unearthing Opportunities

May 20 ,  5:30 p.m. ET

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In Body Breathwork

May 21 ,  6:00 p.m. ET

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Brain Spotting

May 27,  6:00 p.m. ET

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Qi Gong

May 28,  11:30 a.m. ET

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Art Therapy

June 3, 6:00 p.m. ET

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Forest Bathing

Jun 4,  6:00 p.m. ET

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Reflect & Recharge

Expressive Writing

June 10,  6:00 p.m. ET

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Yoga Fitness with Chair Assist

June 11, 11:30 a.m. ET

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Yoga Stretching for DIEP flap

June 11,  6:00 p.m. ET

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Upcoming Events

1

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. 

2

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. 

3

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. 

4

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. 

5

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

6

Después de un Diagnóstico

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