10.03.2014 / Blog Posts Breast Cancer Awareness
In July 2008, Shelley Barnes, age 25 was diagnosed with breast cancer for the first time. She was diagnosed again at age 27, and for the 3rd time in March 2014 at age 31.
When asked what being an "All-Star Survivor" means to her: "To me it means facing a challenge, possibly the most intense and trying season of your life, but knowing deep down inside, regardless of how scared, alone and uncourageous you feel at times, that you have exactly what it takes to overcome and be a champion. It means you cultivate a new appreciation of life, and ... Read More
10.03.2014 / 100 Days of WOW
Ladies, show off your Redskins style and support a good cause with the Ladies Redskins Breast Cancer Awareness T-Shirt! This burnout style t-shirt features a screen print team name and logo decorated in foil. This burnout style t-shirt is made complete by featuring the NFL Shield on the left wrapped in a pink ribbon!
Item: Ladies Breast Cancer Awareness T-shirt
WOW Deal: Take 25% off with the promo code WOWDEAL126
Valid online only and while supplies last. Cannot be combined with any other offer, discount, or promotion Read More
10.02.2014 / Blog Posts Redskins
One of the greatest players on one of the greatest teams ever, Quarterback Mark Rypien was named MVP of Super Bowl XXVI. While with the Redskins, Rypien threw for over 15,000 yards and was selected for the Pro Bowl both in 1989 and 1991.
WOW caught up with Rypien to talk hidden talents, must-haves on the road, and his work with the Rypien Foundation.
What is something that you always made sure to have while on the road?
What is your favorite outdoor activity?
What is your favorite restaurant in the area?
I liked Alpine ... Read More
10.02.2014 / Blog Posts Breast Cancer Awareness
On January 16, 2014, Cathy Rodgers attended her doctor's appointment for her annual mammogram, which was followed up with an ultrasound and a biopsy.
Then on January 29, 2014, she was diagnosed with breast cancer.
She soon learned she had triple negative invasive ductal carcinoma in her right breast. Only 15% of breast cancers are triple negative, meaning that they are not receptive to any hormone therapy to keep the cancer from coming back.
Cathy grew in her faith that day.
A year befor her diagnosis, in January 2013, Cathy's yearly mammogram revealed a 5mm spot. She had ... Read More
10.01.2014 / Blog Posts Breast Cancer Awareness Health and Wellness
In November 2013, Cheryl McRae attended her doctor's appointment for her annual mammogram.
Six months later, in April 2014, she learned that her mammogram had resulted in a pre-cancer finding. Cheryl's breast cancer was caught early, during stage 1, because she has taken the time every year to attend a well women's check-up and mammogram.
When asked what being an "All-Star Survivor" means to her: "I am a survivor of breast cancer and I am so grateful to have had my regular annual well women’s check and mammogram. For this reason, doctors were able to find ... Read More
10.01.2014 / 100 Days of WOW
It's October 1st and we are ready to #ThinkPink! To kickoff National Breast Cancer Awareness Month correctly, we are giving away our exclusive Redskins Think Pink prize packs.
09.29.2014 / Blog Posts Health and Wellness
Your core muscles – the muscles in your pelvis, lower back, hips and abdomen – are your body’s powerhouse. Strong abdominal and back muscles are essential for doing everyday tasks, such as housework, lifting a 20-pound toddler or putting away groceries. In addition, a strong core helps reduce back pain, improve athletic performance, enhance balance and stability, and correct poor posture.
To build a strong core you need to exercise a variety of muscles from your hips to your shoulders. Most core-strengthening exercises can be done at home with no equipment. Balance training is a great way to improve core strength ... Read More
09.29.2014 / 100 Days of WOW
Bar Louie is hooking WOW members up on Day 18 of #100DaysofWOW with "hook up" cards for 10 lucky winners.
To enter to win this prize, visit www.100DaysofWOW.com.
Curious if there is a Bar Louie near you? Locations can be found on their website,http://www.barlouieamerica.com/ and are also listed below:
DC: 701 7th Street NW, Washington, DC, 20001
Crystal City: 320 S. 23rd Street, Arlington, VA, 22202
Rockville: 150 Gibbs Street, Rockville, MD, 20850
Herndon: 13195 Parcher Ave., Herndon, VA, 20170
One Loudon: 20586 Easthampton Plaza, Ashburn, VA, 20147 Read More
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