Hi friends and family! Thank you for visiting my Yoga Reaches Out fundraising page! This will be my second year attending this all day yoga-thon and I can't wait. The funds raised help support the Wellness Program at Boston Children's Hospital, which offers self-care programs for the families of patients, as well as the Every Child Fund, which helps with all of the extras that make BCH an amazing child-centered place for healing.
Last year's event was both heart-breaking and heart-building. I can still picture the mother and her raw emotion as she spoke at the podium and shared the story of her child as a patient at BCH and how the Wellness program helped her be the best mom she could be. Hearing about a sick child from their grieving mother will break your heart right open. But being surrounded by so many people and all moving in unison to the same poses, knowing that every single person is there for the same purpose -- to help give strength to familes coping with a sick child -- that will help your heart swell.
Boston Children's Hospital has a very soft spot in our hearts after our two night stay there in July 2018 after Quinn was diagnosed with ITP (low platelets). What could have been a very different outcome was handled quickly and expertly by BCH. This winter, Quinn had a few petechiae with a fever virus and I was amazed at how long ago that terrifying ER visit felt. I am so grateful that our story ended with a family sent on their way with their healthy, happy girl.
Please support my Yoga Reaches Out fundraiser in honor of Quinn and her spunky, healthy, happy four and a half year old self. :)