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  • Writer's pictureSurviving Breast Cancer

This Journey of Life

A collaborative poem by the SBC Poetry Society

This journey of life is for the brave of heart

Cancer transformed love into a test, a bar to hit, 

a threshold to prove depth of feeling

I fight with all my might

I have discovered a sleeping knight

I hold my spirits bright

I have entered a tunnel… now searching the light

Where will this new path take us?

Make a pact to lift me when I’m down

Trust yourself, you have an inner light that will illuminate your path forward.

When sadness and desperation arise

Have the courage to open your eyes.

Look for the hands reaching out to support, 

Let kindness and love guide you

Change guides us, fearless and bold embracing a new beginning.

We have the strength to forge on

We have the strength to face each new dawn.

Our perception shapes focus,

Which in turn influences decisions 

and ultimately our happiness.

Nurture what you focus on; it blooms. 

Endurance blooms resilient, a delicate flower thriving amidst the storm,

its petals unwavering in the chilling winds of challenge.

The real beauty lies in friendship, in support and in the sisterhood of SBC.

Tell cancer to take a hike!

SBC’s Open Mic Poetry night on April 26, 2024.


Share your poetry: Resources & Support:



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:

Unearthing Opportunities

May 20 ,  5:30 p.m. ET


In Body Breathwork

May 21 ,  6:00 p.m. ET


Brain Spotting

May 27,  6:00 p.m. ET


Qi Gong

May 28,  11:30 a.m. ET


Art Therapy

June 3, 6:00 p.m. ET


Forest Bathing

Jun 4,  6:00 p.m. ET


Reflect & Recharge

Expressive Writing

June 10,  6:00 p.m. ET


Yoga Fitness with Chair Assist

June 11, 11:30 a.m. ET


Yoga Stretching for DIEP flap

June 11,  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

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