TEAM SURVIVOR CALIFORNIA
July 16, 2010
I found Team Survivor shortly after completing cancer treatment. Surgery had left me with severe lymphedema. I joined a Team Survivor walking group in the hopes that I would find a fitness-oriented support group. Even though the Orange County walking group no longer exists, I'm pleased to report that I still meet for breakfast periodically with two of my former walking buddies....seven years later!
I've participated in a fitness class and trained for the Danskin Tri (swimming in the lagoon @ Disney's California Adventure!).
I was one of the original group of curious gals who wanted to find out what dragon boating was all about 7 years ago. I've traveled all over the West Coast & Canada with the Los Angeles Pink Dragons. 20 breast cancer survivors, sitting side-by-side, paddling in sync. It doesn't get any better than that! We're always looking for breast cancer survivors to join our team.
I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...
My fitness level & self esteem have improved since regaining the active lifestyle, post-treatment. I'm grateful to Team Survivor for offering these fitness opportunities.
How frequently have you been involved with the organization?
About every week
When was your last experience with this nonprofit?
Client Served & Participant in walking group, fitness class, dragon boat team, triathlon.