Rising Above Adversity

Some of you may be aware that on April 15 of this year, I had a fall while exercising that resulted in a concussion – my first (and hopefully last) concussion. As the mother of a teenager who has played high-impact sports basically since he could walk, I’ve been hearing about the dangers of concussions for years, but had no idea how debilitating, how deflating, how difficult to overcome a concussion can really be, not until I actually experienced one… Read More »

Join the Healthy Business Challenge!

I am very pleased to be leading an effort to create an exciting new initiative at the Loudoun County Chamber of Commerce (, the Healthy Business Challenge. The initiative has been created by a Healthcare Work that is an off-shoot of the Chamber’s Public Policy Committee, which I also chair. The goal of the program is to encourage and recognize employers of all sizes to promote a healthy work environment for their employees. Why would a chamber of commerce or… Read More »