Monthly Archive
for: ‘February, 2011’

From the Mouths of Babes – What Parents of FEMALE Athletes Need to Know

As a fitness professional for over 25 years and the Training and Conditioning Coach for the WTWoodson Crew Team for the last 6 years, I have put together articles that I think will benefit parents (and coaches) for high school athletes.  Enjoy!! While coaching this season, I was asked by some of the male coaches […]

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“I Don’t Wanna Get Out of Bed!” – Depression, SAD, Whatever…

It’s a beautiful morning.  The sun is shining through the slats in my fake wooden blinds.  The pillow is over my head.  My husband got out of bed a couple of hours ago.  I have had nightmares – judgment, humiliation, not being prepared – night sweats.  I am as tired now as when I went […]

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From Shame to Destiny – Sex, sex, sex – Part II

I was able to keep the “bad” girl (or Ginger) at bay for the first 10 years of my marriage.  She might eek out a bit here and there, but I was busy.  While raising small children, I didn’t have the energy for sex, let alone want more.  My good boy was pretty rigid (excuse the […]

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From Shame to Destiny – SEX, Sex, sex – Part I

“Good girls do not have sex before they are married.  Men are all the same.  All they want is sex.  Don’t let men touch you,”  says my father.  “I was a virgin when I married your father,”  says my mother.  “Boys can’t control themselves if you get them excited.  Don’t TOUCH their penis!  It will be […]

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Ode to the Death of a Dream – or the Transformation of One…

At some point as adults, we have all experienced a loss of our dreams.  Here’s the reality, however…We don’t ever have to lose our dreams.  They don’t have to die.  They might just be different from what we originally envisioned… It was tough to say goodbye to a 23 year marriage.  It was tough to […]

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