Cancer Recovery Blog

Cancer Recovery Blog for women cancer survivors and their families. Find information about cancer recovery & cancer support programs. Healing Odyssey provides cancer support programs, including a weekend cancer recovery retreat program.

 

Letters to Donors

At the end of each retreat, Healing Odyssey graduates are requested to write a letter thanking the many donors who help make our retreats possible for them.  This is an example from HO#47: I am a 36 year old breast cancer survivor.  I am a mother to an amazing 4 yr...

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Letters to Donors

At the end of each retreat, Healing Odyssey graduates are requested to write a letter thanking the many donors who help make our retreats possible for them.  This is an example from HO#48: "How to I ever thank someone for such kindness that allowed me to attend the...

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A Message from HO48 Grad Lesley Glenn

Dear Fellow Thrivers and Survivors, My name is Lesley Glenn, I am a 51 year old wife, mother of (3) adult children, hiker, creative, friend, daughter, sister, cancer advocate, and a thriver of stage IV metastatic breast cancer. This past October, I was able, through a...

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Letters to Donors

At every retreat, we ask our participants to write a letter to the Healing Odyssey donors who have made it possible for them to attend a Healing Odyssey retreat.  Here's an example: "Healing Odyssey is a well thought-out program and unlike any other program I know of....

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The Carabiner

The carabiner is a symbolic reminder of a Healing Odyssey retreat.  One is given to each participant after they have completed their ropes course.  It represents personal triumph, and the importance of connection:  with support and friendship, we are empowered to meet...

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Messages from our grads

We recently asked a number of our grads to describe the impact that Healing Odyssey made on their cancer journey.  Their answers are compelling and offer clear evidence that that program and activities offered during the Healing Odyssey Retreat weekend are...

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