The team at The Center for Natural Breast Reconstruction(opens in a new tab) is a huge fan of the seasonally published, Breast Cancer Wellness Magazine(opens in a new tab). In the current issue, the 2012 Thrivers Cruise is highlighted and with the Carnival Fantasy cruise ship now calling Charleston home, you bet cruising is becoming part of our culture here in the Lowcountry. Founded in 2007, the annual BCW Thrivers Cruise gathers women together to offer and foster encouragement, inspiration and fellowship. Check out some of the fun below from the 2012 Thrivers Cruise. Click here(opens in a new tab) to view the full magazine online.

Want to take part in the next Thrivers Cruise? You have two opportunities to join in on the fun in 2013! 7th Annual Thrivers CruiseApril 21-28, 2013 — 'Destination - A New You' Caribbean  Sailing out of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida on the Princess Ruby™ to St Maarten, St Thomas, Princess Cays, Grand Turk Workshops include: •    Makeover Fashion Show •    Breast Cancer Thriver Panel Discussions •    Financial Empowerment after Breast Cancer •    Beauty and Fashion on a Budget •    The Thriving Caregiver™ •    Fun, Friends, Family, Food, Fellowship, Adventure July 12-19, 2013 — 'Exploration - Within' Alaska Sailing from Seattle on the Celebrity Solstice to Alaska's Inside Passage. (Ketchikan, Juneau, Skagway, and Victoria, British Columbia) *For full details on the 2013 Thriver's Cruise visit: in a new tab)Cruising from Charleston: Another perk the Lowcountry has to offer. Did you know that the Carnival Fantasy is home-based in Charleston, SC and cruises year round to the Bahamas and the eastern Caribbean? Passengers depart from the Charleston cruise terminal in the heart of downtown Charleston and  can choose from a 5-night cruise to the Bahamas or  7-day eastern Caribbean cruise. Features and amenities aboard the ship include the  Serenity adults-only retreat, resort-style pool, Waterworks aquapark, Spa Carnival, and Camp Carnival for the kids. Visit Carnival's website(opens in a new tab) today to book your next cruise and set sail from historic Charleston.

Make sure to download(opens in a new tab) your very own online copy of Breast Cancer Wellness Magazine today.