Utah Breast Cancer Support Group

Non-denominational breast cancer support group in Utah for young women in their 20's, 30's and 40's. Friends by Chance. Sisters by Choice.

Young Survivor Sisters is a free, non-denominational breast cancer support group for women living in Utah who are in their 20's, 30's and 40's. We've been supporting each other like sisters since 2003 and welcome your participation. Together We Survive! To join the conversation, please join our Facebook Page

Friday, May 30, 2008

Relay for Life Survivor Celebration - West Jordan

All Young Survivor Sisters and other cancer survivors have been invited to attend the Relay for Life Celebration to be held in West Jordan. Information is below. Hope to see some of you there!

A message from Debbie Watterson cdwatterson@msn.com.

You are cordially invited to join other cancer survivors including those in treatment and remission at the Relay For Life of West Jordan 2008

Date: Friday, June 13, 2008
Time: 5:00 PM Survivor Reception, Opening Ceremony,
6:00 PM Survivor Victory Lap for wishing to open Relay Activities

There will also be food, entertainment, & Luminaria Ceremony

Location: West Jordan City Park, 1985 W. 7800 So. West Jordan, UT

(Please feel free to bring 1 guest)
Click here to view a printable version of this eCard.


Thursday, May 22, 2008

Bald is Beautiful

A few weeks ago I spent some time with my cousin who is a great photographer. We took some fun pictures so that I would have some good memories of my time without hair. I just wanted to share a few of them with you. If you want to see more you can see them at http://share.shutterfly.com/action/welcome?sid=0AasnLVi5aMWTqI&emid=sharview&linkid=link5


Saturday, May 10, 2008

Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure 2008...

So here we are...the cutest group of girls I've ever seen!!!!
Whoo-hooo...aren't the newlyweds cute?!!! (Justin & Melissa Taylor)

This is a picture of Erin's back...running in Celebration of the Young Surivivor Sisters and in Memory of the sweet Aubrey Arnell. Many of us got to visit with Aubrey's husband and kids. They seem to be doing really good.

On your mark, get set, GO!! Where? There were sooo many people it was tough to run! What an awesome sight it was to see so many people!!!

This is my son Spencer. He ran the 5k. I was sooo proud of him! His favorite part of the race was getting water and dropping the cup on the ground!
This is our view of the crowd during the survivor march. What an awesome sight!
This is Anne's little girl Hannah giving her best cheerleading cheer for Mom...GOOOO MOM!!
This is Tana's husband cheering for his HOT wife!!! Go Tana!!!!!

What a super fun day it was!!! Way to go Young Survivor Sisters! It was so fun to see all of you there! And those of you who couldn't make it, we missed you! Maybe next year huh? Mark your calendars...the day before Mother's Day 2009!


Monday, May 5, 2008

Komen Luncheon

It was great to see so many sisters at the Komen Luncheon this year and for those who couldn't make it - We missed you!

Don't forget about the Race for the Cure coming up on May 10th! More information about signing up for the Race can be found at http://komenslc.org/


Books Available

Ginny and I (Erin) have collected a bunch of really great breast cancer related books and would love to share them with anyone interested in reading...Just leave a comment here on the blog and we'll arrange getting you the book!

Here's the list:

Finding the “CAN” in Cancer
By Nancy Emerson, Pam Leight, Susan Boonan and Terri Schinazi

Fighting for our future- How Young Women Find Strength, Hope, and Courage While Taking Control of Breast Cancer-
Forward by Ann Curry of the Today Show
By Beth Murphy

Voices of Breast Cancer- The Haling Companion: Stories for Courage, Comfort & Strength
Edited by the Healing Project

Just a Lump in the Road- Reflections of Young Breast Cancer Survivors
By Debbie Leifert, Gina Castronova, Dr. Tamara Brennan, Jackie Ehrilich, Cindy Goldberg, & Donna Palmisciano

Breast Cancer Survivor Fitness Plan
By Carolyn M. Kaelin, M.D., M.P.H.

Facing the Mirror With Cancer- A Guide to using Make-up to Make a Difference
By Lori Ovitz and Joanne Kabak

Breast Cancer Husband-- How to Help your Wife and (Yourself) Through Diagnosis, Treatment, & Beyond
By Marc Silver

First You Cry- The Classic Inspiring Story of One Woman’s Triumph Over Breast Cancer
By Betty Rollin

The Middle Place- A Memoir of Kelly’s battle with breast cancer
By Kelly Corrigan

Crazy, Sexy, Cancer Tips-
By Kris Carr--Forward by Sheryl Crow

Tools & Tips From the Trenches- Heartfelt Advice for Survivors Families & Friends
By Mary Olsen Kelly

Chicken Soup for the Breast Cancer Survivor’s Soul
By Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen, & Mary Olsen Kelly

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