This is a group for people who are unfortunately going through a friend or loved one battling cancer. It can be so emotionally hard for the "caregivers" and "supporters" of those with cancer, so let's reach out and connect with people who understand those challenges and are there to pick YOU up when you need! I'd love to see this group forge real friendships and connections and be another level of support for us and our loved ones.
All are welcome I've seen so many support groups that get really specific, I would like this to be a place where anyone who feels they could benefit can come. So if you are an active or past cancer patient yourself, please feel free to join. If you're a patient or supporter of someone with a different chronic disease we probably have a lot in common! If you lost someone to cancer and need/want to talk about it join us. I'd like to do things such as: meet up over coffee, food, drinks, or dessert and talk. A place for all of us to talk about our fears and struggles in a place where others truly understand.
I'd also like to do activities! Cancer is a great reminder that life can be hard and won't last forever, so let's get out there and find some JOY sometimes. It's fine to be sad and sometimes we may need or want to cry and scream, but other times we need all the late nights and stress and the hard treatments our loved ones do to be worth it, so let's have some good times too.
I'm located in Arlington, but meetups can and will take place in NoVa and DC and we will stay metro accessible for those without cars.