Author: Denise

Not Your Typical Soccer Moms

Richmond Marathon Hotels

I hope you have made the decision to set the Richmond Marathon as your 2015 fitness goal. You can run the 8k (almost 5 miles), the half marathon (13.1 miles), or the full marathon (26.2 miles). We will begin group training runs in May throughout the DC metropolitan area and virtually. During the race, Nadine will lead…
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How I Lost 5 Inches in 30 Days

I stopped weighing myself when I was close to 250 pounds. I had high cholesterol, low blood pressure, and was pre-diabetic. My hair was falling out, I had no energy, and I was menopausal. I thought all my health issues were due to massive stress. But, like most, there was a moment when I realized…
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V-Day Vajay: To Have Sex or Not to Have Sex?

Marriage night sex, make-up sex, now V-Day sex? Valentine’s Day has become one of the most commercialized “holidays” of our society. It pushes on the masses a one day requirement to express affection through chocolates, teddy bears, cards, and other such gestures. Brain cells fry at the massive work put in to figure out just…
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My Ex as My Next?

He walks in the room and smells good. You remember that smell would linger in the bedroom after he left for work. You take it all in. Then he takes your hand and looks deep in your eyes the way he used to, back then, when nothing else mattered in the world but his touch…
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The Core is the Key

The Sexy Moms Rock family is committed to helping you reach your fitness goals and (re)claim your health. Fitness should be a part of your lifestyle and not just something we do to get in a dress or skinny jeans. So whether you have been exercising for many years or are just getting started, let…
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Driving Partners versus Passengers

Here is a short story for you. A woman was driving a long distance to a conference in a neighboring state with a fellow colleague as the passenger. She was excited to have someone to read directions and keep her focused during the long road trip. She looked forward to having a person she could…
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Your Business: It’s a Family Affair

Whether you are mom, wife, sister, aunt, or caring neighbor, there are many facets of YOU, all requiring your attention. The decision to become an entrepreneur only increased your work load. In addition to your usual titles and tasks you are owner, employee, receptionist, accountant, IT professional, and more. To say you are a “multi-tasker”…
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3 Things I Learned from Divorce

Most divorces are not mutual understandings between two mature and rational adults that have simply decided their relationship had run its course. More times than not, there is an array of hurt, frustration, anger, resentment, bitterness, and general pissed off-ness. The reality of unmet expectations are a key source of these. After all, no one…
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Running from Racism – Road to Richmond

While tapering down heading into this week’s marathon, I went for a twelve mile run through College Park, Maryland that took me up well lit streets filled with University of Maryland students and the colorful crunch under my feet of fallen autumn leaves. The last week is the week you make sure you train in…
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Road to Richmond – Out of Control

It is a little over a week before the Richmond Marathon and it has been two months since my last Road to Richmond post. In that time so much has happened. My daughter became ill, we were in a car accident, I started a third job, I added to my training by starting CrossFit, and…
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