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  • Writer's pictureSurviving Breast Cancer

Task

By Sara Kandler

For the children and teachers slain in Uvalde, Texas, and their heartbroken families.



I’m working on goodbye

its incarnations

and stages

how at first I do not cry

but feel release

even smile inside

welcoming

the stillness the end and the beginning


Now it’s the unraveling

thumbnails digging beneath

a thick orange peel

spiraling toward infinity

suddenly

a skid

skin tears

time’s up

the calm sectioning

then rinsing of

my sticky fingers


because that’s what one does

complete the task at hand

stay the course

make the calls

line up the belongings

pass through doorways

barely noticing the arc of the sun

the dimming sky

and the deepening heartache of

a brand new strain of

loneliness

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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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Breast Cancer Book Club

The first Sunday of the month

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Mindfulness for Wellbeing

February 23 1:30 p.m. ET

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Pilates

February 16, 10:00 a.m. ET

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Restorative Yoga:

The secret Garden

Monday 19,  6:00 p.m. ET

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Qi Gong

February 27,  11:30 a.m. ET

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Art Therapy

March 4 6:00 p.m. ET

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Forest Bathing

March 5,  6:00 p.m. ET

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Reflect & Recharge

Expressive Writing

March 11,  6:00 p.m. ET

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Yoga Stretching for DIEP flap

March,  12,  6:00 p.m. ET

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Yoga Fitness with Chair Assist

March 12 11:30 a.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. 

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Después de un Diagnóstico

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