10.28.2013 / Blog Posts Breast Cancer Awareness Community
Our next special WOW survivor spotlight features Carrie Rollins, 31, an analyst for the Department of Defense and mother of two whose favorite Redskins player is Santana Moss. Rollins, an avid runner, had no family history of breast cancer when she discovered an abnormality in her breast earlier this year and was diagnosed with category 4 DCIS in May.
After a double bilateral mastectomy in June, Rollins did not need chemo or radiation due to the type of cancer and her young age. A Redskins fan since conception (her parents were season ticket holders), Rollins joined WOW this season and ... Read More
10.28.2013 / Blog Posts Redskins
Stephen Czarda, Redskins Staff Blogger
Football is a sixty-minute game consisting of four 15-minute quarters and on Sunday the Denver Broncos walloped the Washington Redskins in the fourth quarter. Up 21-14 after three quarters, the Redskins lost 45-21.
The Broncos’ 31-point fourth quarter outburst was assisted by a Redskins offense that couldn’t do anything right.
On their sixth fourth quarter possessions, the Redskins were forced to punt twice and threw four straight interceptions to end the game. The first two were heaved into the air by quarterback Robert Griffin III while the final two came from quarterback ... Read More
10.25.2013 / Blog Posts Health and Wellness
Dry Needling is an invasive technique used by physical and occupational therapists to treat acute and chronic pain, and rehabilitation from injury with very few side effects. The technique uses a filament needle, without medication or injection, which is inserted into areas of the muscle known as trigger points. A trigger point describes a taut band of skeletal muscle located within a larger muscle group. Trigger points can be tender to the touch and can refer pain to distant parts of the body. Physical and Occupational therapists utilize dry needling with the goal of releasing/inactivating the trigger ... Read More
10.25.2013 / Blog Posts Breast Cancer Awareness Community
Our next special WOW survivor spotlight features Joyce Shambley, 61, a patient advocacy advisor for the Surgeon General of the United States whose favorite Redskins player is RGIII.
Shambley, a retired Lieutenant Colonel in the U.S. Army, had no family history of cancer. In January 2009, while watching television, she discovered a lump the size of an extra large egg protruding from her breast. After receiving a diagnosis of Stage 3A triple negative breast cancer at Walter Reed Hospital where she works, Shambley began chemotherapy to shrink the tumor. Once the tumor had been reduced, she had a mastectomy ... Read More
10.24.2013 / Blog Posts Community Events
On Saturday, October 26th, WOW is volunteering with Women Giving Back, an organization working to provide clothing, shoes, and accessories for women and children emerging from the transitionally homeless systems of Northern Virginia.
We sat down with the successful business ladies behind WGB, Terri Stagi and Fiona Hughes, to get an inside look at where they draw their inspiration, how WGB came about, and more! Terri, founder & president of The Stagi Group, has been married for 34 years and has two grown children - the oldest of which got married this month ... Read More
10.24.2013 / Blog Posts Fashion
Ladies, show your team spirit with this Redskins New Era Structured Hat! This stylish hat features an embroidered Redskins logo and a slide buckle closure. This hat is the perfect addition to your Redskins wardrobe!
Item: Ladies Redskins New Era Structured Hat
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Limited quantities available. This deal is for one day only. Valid online only and while supplies last. Read More
10.23.2013 / Blog Posts Breast Cancer Awareness Community
Our next special WOW survivor spotlight features Sharon Chapman, 67, a financial advisor and tax accountant from Arlington, Virginia. Chapman, a mother of two and grandmother of five, had no family history of the disease and was diagnosed with Stage Three breast cancer in June 2005 via mammogram. After a lumpectomy and radiation treatment, the lifelong Redskins fan has been cancer-free for over seven years.
How long have you been a Redskins fan?
Sharon Chapman: I have been a fan for as long as I remember. My dad was a fan and he started taking me to games in the ... Read More
10.22.2013 / Blog Posts WOW Interview Series
WOW is getting to know the Team Wives and Girlfriends in our Team behind the Team segment and letting YOU in on the details! Next up is Danielle Helu, wife of #29 running back Roy Helu, Jr. Hailing from Omaha, Danielle grew up the third child of six (Roy is also one of six!) in a large but close-knit family.
Although both Roy and Danielle attended the University of Nebraska, the two did not actually meet until Danielle had returned back from overseas after suffering an injury playing professional volleyball. Read more about how the two met, her off-season in ... Read More
10.22.2013 / Blog Posts Health and Wellness
Kimberly Young, Founder Healthy Little Cooks and author of 5-Minute Lunchbox
Juicing gives our bodies super concentrated vitamins and minerals that store bought juice can’t provide. The only downside is that many times, the pulp it produces gets literally dumped down the drain. These carrot spice cookies are an excellent way to recycle juice pulp into a healthy indulgent treat. After trying these, I’m sure you’ll add this to your long list of reasons to start juicing.
1 cup white whole wheat flour (can substitute for regular wheat or ¾ cup white ... Read More
10.21.2013 / Blog Posts Breast Cancer Awareness
During the month of October -- in conjunction with National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the NFL’s “A Crucial Catch” initiative -- we are delighted to introduce a blog series spotlighting breast cancer survivors on WOWRedskins.com. This Breast Cancer Survivor Spotlight Series will share the inspiring stories of these extraordinary women and special WOW members with the Redskins community while continuing to raise breast cancer awareness and educate women about the importance of annual screenings.
Our next special WOW survivor spotlight features Judy Meyer, a 56-year old legal assistant and mother of three from Richmond, Virginia. Meyer was diagnosed in ... Read More
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