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

Tuesday, June 28, 2011

July Lunch Social & Family Swimming Party

I need to apologize for not keeping up with scheduling socials lately. For our new members who may not have had a chance to meet anyone yet I wanted to give you two chances to come to something in July. I know that summers are a hard time to get together because everyone is very busy so hopefully you will be able to make it to one or both of the activities.

North Area Lunch Social
Wednesday, July 13, 2011
11:30 a.m. in the Food Court of the Layton Hills Mall
Look for the pink heart balloon to find us.

Since I am in charge of North area socials we are meeting in Layton which is central to our members who live North of Bountiful. Although this is a north social because of the location, EVERYONE is welcome regardless of where you live. Feel free to bring your children if you want to. There are a lot of food options in the food court. Everything from Chick-Fil-A, pizza, Mexican, Chinese, Subway, & pretzels. I hope to see you there.

We are also going to have our 4th Annual Young Survivor Sisters Family Swimming Party. My neighbor has offered the use of her pool again this year.

Saturday, July 30, 2011
1 to 3 p.m.
Roy, Utah

This is a family party so bring your spouse or significant other & kids or come by yourself if you prefer. It is a potluck so bring something to munch on. Come swim or just hang out and talk. The pool has a diving board and a slide. We have had a lot of fun at the past swim parties so we would love to have everyone join us this year. I will set up a shade for those who may not be feeling very well and who just want to relax and talk.

Please RSVP to me, Candace at 801-732-2707 or email me directly at candytatton@yahoo.com. Please do not reply to this email because that will create a lot of messages that not everyone needs to see. My cell phone is 801-628-8091 if you need directions on the day of the event.


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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