Climb Out of Darkness 2015

Here is today’s math equation:

Over 2,100 participants


a dose huge dose of compassion & understanding

=raising $208,000 for Postpartum Progress

On Saturday, June 20th, this amazing accomplishment occurred. The money raised will allow Postpartum Progress to continue to do amazing work to bring about more awareness and resources about perinatal mood and anxiety disorders. 

I was the climb leader for the Loudoun/Fairfax climb. As this was my first year leading, I didn’t… Continue reading

Why do I climb?

As I sit at my computer on the first night of summer break 2015, I hear my three kids giggling at a video they are watching. I’m talking about all out belly laughing and they are all laughing at the same time. I wanted today to be a special day to set off our summer right. The kids good attitudes and good behavior made me want to get Subway and slurpies to take to the pool and then … Continue reading

Climb Out of Darkness 2015

This year, I am the Climb Leader for the "Loudoun/Fairfax Climb Out of Darkness" fundraiser to raise funds for Postpartum Progress to continue to raise awareness of maternal mental illnesses like postpartum depression, postpartum anxiety & OCD, postpartum PTSD, postpartum psychosis, postpartum bipolar disorder, and pregnancy depression and anxiety. Climb Out is held on or near the longest day of the year annually (Saturday, June 20th this year) to help shine the most light on perinatal mood and anxiety disorders. Continue reading