Last year I decided to be a Sherpa and organize a Climb Out of the Darkness event in Fredericksburg. It got me completely out of my comfort zone and I am so proud of what I was able to accomplish – especially because it was just me who did the organizing and promoting. Because of… Read More I’m a Sherpa! Take 2
When I signed up to be a team leader for Climb Out of the Darkness, June seemed like such a long time away. But now it’s here, and things are really starting to roll. Our first team fundraising event starts today and runs through May 5. It’s at the SweetFrog at Eagle Village. If you… Read More It’s May! Countdown to #ClimbOut and Other Things
Sometimes life throws you shitty curve balls. You’re left wondering, “Why me?” Sometimes those shitty curve balls lead to opportunities. It turns out my shitty curve ball (postpartum depression and anxiety) has turned into an opportunity. I decided to ask a local parenting magazine if they would consider an in-kind donation of ad space so… Read More I Made Lemonade From Lemons
I mentioned I had big ideas and mental lists of how I wanted to raise money and tell people about my Climb. Some of the ideas I’ve had in my head all year have actually come to something: * I’ve been trying to email at least two people or companies a week asking for donations.… Read More #ClimbOut of the Darkness: Update
Last year I participated in Climb Out of the Darkness benefiting Postpartum Progress, a non-profit that gives “new families a stronger start by increasing awareness of perinatal mood and anxiety disorders, reducing stigma, connecting moms to professional help, and providing peer support to those with maternal mental illness.” I really wanted to lead a team, but with a… Read More I’m a SHERPA!
Recently, a consignment shop moved into the space next to the space G’s play class is in. He loves going in there after class to look at the toys. That’s fine with me because I like going in there to shop for clothes for the boys! Since L was born, Mr Boots has been taking G to… Read More A Superhero Never Gives Up