Fitness Friday HAWT Mama’s Spot Light: Corry Matthews

Corry is an amazing mom who can help any mom boost their self confidence through her knowledge and experience in health and fitness. Just by being around her is motivation to know as a mom “WE” can always look and feel our best with hard work and determination we can have the body we deserve.

Please meet Corry Matthews…

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“Corry is the owner of two Max Muscle Sports Nutrition Stores (Manassas and Springfield) in Virginia.  She is a retired professional athlete with the IFBB and promoter of the NPC Max Muscle Virginia Classic (bodybuilding & fitness show) and the NPC Max Muscle VA/DC Show (new in 2014).  Since 2005, she has been the president of Fit & Healthy Schools, a non-profit enhancing fitness and nutrition within the public school system.  Additionally, she is a co-author of the book 9 Months In 9 Months Out, a holistic approach to pregnancy (found on Amazon).
Corry’s experience includes corporate health and wellness speaking; health and fitness coaching/mentoring; corporate wellness program design, government/military fitness programming, personal training, group fitness instruction and nutrition.  She represented Gold’s Gym International as their Pre/Postnatal Fitness Institute Expert from 2004-2010.  Corry also created the United States Marine Corps “Mom’s N Babies Getting Fit” program.  Her work has been featured in numerous print and broadcast media outlets including:  News & Messenger, NBC News Channel 4, News Channel 8, Body Fitness Magazine (UK), Flex, Max Sport and Fitness, and Oxygen.
I love helping moms get their body back after babies!  Additionally, I truly enjoy helping individuals with their goals, and since 85% of how we look is based on what we eat…that makes nutrition key!  Daily I get to watch people change their lives and reach goals that they couldn’t or wouldn’t reach if they hadn’t made simple lives like including exericse and changing their nutrition.
I have two beautiful little girls – my double A’s and am happily married for over 13 years!  I love my coffee, working out and a good book – yep I have read all the Twilight books and the 50 Shades of Grey Trilogy.”

Fashion Friday HAWT Mama’s Spot Light: Deidre Walters

Not only is Deidre a HAWT Mama but she is the definition of fabulousity. From her hair and her ensemble to her faith in God and love for life, she is a joy to be around. Deidre is fabulous, funny fashion-forward and intelligent, her presence brings out the fabulousness in everyone she comes in contact with.

Please meet Deidre Walters…

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“Deidre R. Walters (37) – mother of 2 (Nyla – 9, Elias – 6), wife of Joseph for over 12 years, lover of God and engrossed in all things fabulous!
Graduate of Clark Atlanta University – BS in Health Care Management
Graduate of The Ohio State University – Masters in Labor and Human Resources
Professional in Human Resources Certification (PHR)
Leadership Bible Institute (LBI) School of Ministry Graduate
Director, Human Resources – APX Labs, Herndon, VA
What makes me a Hawt, Attractive Woman with Tenacity is my love for GOD.  I am a committed follower of the Lord Jesus Christ and I look to show His love and light to others wherever I find myself.  Whether I am volunteering at my children’s school, acting as the HR Director at my company, or serving in my church I strive to always “look like Christ”.  My number one goal everyday is to respond to everyone in a way that I feel would please God.  I want people to have a revelation that God loves them and hopefully that get a sense of that when they come across my path.  I treat people they way I believe Christ would…with love.
Additionally, I always desire to look my best.  As a wife and mother now in my late 30’s; I believe that is my responsibility to be an excellent reflection of Christ in my appearance.  I am a lover of all things fabulous…from fashion, to handbags to make-up; I take my presentation very seriously.  I always change my hair and do other things to keep my husband guessing about how hawt I’m going to be any particular day.  I have a motto…always be the best representation of you!  I want to make my husband proud to call me his HAWT woman because I represent him and my family well.
Lastly, I am encourager and motivator or women, specifically mothers.  If there is a woman who is discouraged, overwhelmed at the thought of trying to balance work and home, or saddened thinking that they are not looking or feeling their best; I want to be that girlfriend that is going to lift their spirits.  Do I need to take them to lunch or for coffee for a pep talk?  Do we need some retail therapy or window shopping?  Maybe a prayer call or a family get-together will do the trick?  Whatever it is if I see a woman not feeling her best I will encourage her.  She will know that she is awesome, fearfully and wonderfully made.  God has an assignment; a plan for her life and with Christ she can do ALL THINGS.  Nothing is impossible with GOD.  I know that, I believe that and I experience that truth everyday on my spectacular journey that is my fabulous life!”

Thursday HAWT Mama’s Spot Light: Sheena Gray

This HAWT Mama’s positive attitude and gorgeous smile brightens up any room she walks into! She is feisty, intelligent and always laughing!

Please meet Sheena Gray…

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“I am an independent person with lots of strength and knowledge with a caring heart all mixed into one. I am a mom to a loving 4year old first, a fulltime student, and an office admin Ft mon-fri..I like to watch movies and be spontaneous with my family. Nothing matters when you’re having fun with your loved ones. I support research for cancer, rheumatoid arthritis, MS and pets in need of homes… I am a HAWTMAMA 24-7….I am Ms. Sheena Gray!!:)”

Thursday HAWT Mama’s Spot Light: Elizabeth Lusby

Elizabeth is a fun, relatable, amazing mom whose attitude about life and adventure with family easily rubs off on anyone she around.

Please meet Elizabeth Lusby…

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“Something that makes me HAWT: I never take life too seriously, not to say I don’t have any goals or ambition because I do, although since being a mom, I’d be more content getting 8 hours of sleep over “ruling the world” any day! I’ve always believed true fulfillment out of anything comes from being yourself; the ridiculously goofy, laugh-so-hard-you-want-to-cry, honest YOU. Being able to laugh at myself and life’s circumstances has always been MY key to success.

Something I look to do with my family: Family vacations! Exploring a new place through the eyes of a child make vacations so much more magical!

Business/Charity Promotion: I’m all about promoting family. Here’s a shameless plug for my husband, Brian Lusby, who was born with an amazing talent of seeing things from a unique perspective both in pictures and in life. (BrianLusbyPhotography.com)”

Wednesday HAWT Mama’s SpotLight: Deborah Mills

This HAWT Mama is special in so many ways, she is a beautiful mother that many woman look up to for her kindness, graciousness and love for her family.

Please meet Deborah Mills…

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 “What makes me a HAWT Mama?” Well, given the definition, a Happy, Attractive, Woman-with Tenacity that’s easy to answer. Let me look at each word.
Happy – At this point in life I realize that my happiness is my responsibility. I cannot rightfully place that on someone else, not even my spouse. I must choose happiness on a daily basis. My happiness is not solely based on happenings as the saying goes but on how I choose to interpret and internalize those happenings.
Attractive – I believe my beauty just like yours begins on the inside. It begins with the confidence that comes from being secure in ones self, knowing who you are called to be and securely walking along that path. God has called each of us some wonderful things and I have taken (and still take) the time to find out what He has called me. It will show up in your speech, dress, and attitude. It will attract (or repel) others. That’s attractive to me.
Woman-with Tenacity – My mother tells stories of me being tenacious from the time I was very small.  So I guess that’s something that has always been a part of me. I am actually pretty easy going and not very competitive. Yet, I have very strong convictions and a need to know why. That’s where my tenacity comes from and it serves my purpose well. Everyone is not always comfortable explaining the “why’s” but that’s alright. It doesn’t change who I am.
I never thought of myself as a HAWT Mama. Thank you for giving me this new title.
Something I enjoy: I enjoy just being with my husband and children. After 26 years of marriage I am still excited to see my husband. My children are adults now and I have one grand daughter. The most enjoyable times are still times we all spend together.”

Wednesday HAWT Mama’s SpotLight: Jennifer Lee

Every HAWT Mama has their story on how they became the person they are today. HAWT Mama Jennifer Lee is not only HAWT on the outside but she is beautiful from within as well.

Please meet Jennifer Lee…

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“I believe that self acceptance is the biggest part of what has created this HAWT mom. For the longest time I thought that I needed to mold myself to fit certain stereotypes to gain acceptance in not only my personal life but my professional life. Then one day I found myself in an incredibly peculiar life situation and had to change everything! I believe every man, woman, and child need to be healthy and whole on the inside before it will show on the outside! So I decided to love me from the inside out! I decided to love every last scar I’ve acquired over my many years of living, they each tell a story of who I am. I decided to love the occasional dark circles under my eyes and imperfect skin, i acquired those HAWT mom beauty marks by sacrificing sleep and showers for my children. I decided to love my “fat pants” days because without those i wouldn’t know what its like to feel HAWT on the “non-fat pants” days. i decided to love myself for all of my weird quirky habits, my inconsistent styles, my random outburst of songs and movie quotes. I accepted myself for all that makes me different from anyone else… The good and according to some, the not so good 🙂 My children love and accept me for me, my husband loves and accepts me for me, my family loves and accepts me for me….so I decided to LOVE and ACCEPT me for all that is the clever, random, clumsy, miracle making, lesson learning, passionate, ADHD, loud, and overall damn positive example setting for my littles HAWT mom that is ME!!!!

Things I like to do with my family are watch Big Band theory, go on walks, take my children to gym (I am HUGE on setting them up with an overall healthy lifestyle to follow), taking my 6 year old daughter on runs (yup, she keeps up like a champ), and of course riding my motorcycle!!!

I am a HUGE advocate for anything healthy lifestyle related, as well as, supporting anything Breast Cancer related.”

Tuesday HAWT Mama’s SpotLight: Rigina and Nicois

I’ve been so encouraged and inspired by so many HAWT Mama’s out there, this week we are shining a SpotLight on some of HAWTest Mama’s we’ve come in contact with. I hope their stories inspire, motivate and encourage you to be the HAWTest Mama you can be. I asked each HAWT Mama what makes them a Happy Attractive Woman-with Tenacity, something they like to do for themselves and and something they enjoy with their family. Below are their touching responses…

Please meet Rigina Pietrowski….

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“I am a product of immigrant parents who became citizens of the United States through hard work and determination. My mother taught me not to be idle. That even as you age, you can and should always learn to be a better version of yourself. As I raise my own family, I also try to embrace that kind of thinking. I try to continue my education and am alway trying to learn new things. Through my family’s hard work and sacrifice, I am able to enjoy more and better things than what my family did growing up. One of those precious things, being time. Having to work full-time, at times several jobs, time with my mother was a commodity that we did not have much of. While I am also a full-time working mother myself, I am lucky to be able to carve out the opportunity and time to spend with my own family. Family, friends, creating deep connections, and loving each other is a fundamental component of life that I fiercely believe in. If I were to die in the next few minutes, my message to my children (and anyone else listening) would be to just love each other. No mantra, script or any belief can get away from the core of cherishing each other. The Beatles had it right when they said, “All You Need is Love.”

I  am a HAWT momma because I believe in myself. That I am strong and can get stronger and smarter. And even if the general populace may never agree with me, I will shout my opinions from the rooftops just to be heard.
Rigina Pietrowski, mother of two children born two years a part on the same day. She likes eating, sleeping and is currently waging a war against all creepy crawlers in her yard.”
Rigina also supports an open exploration learning center called Animated Child (Animatedchild.com) that genuinely cares about improving the health and overall quality of life for children.
Please meet Nicois Harris
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“What makes me HAWT is being able to balance a professional corporate/music career while making sure my children are raised with Gods spirit of compassion, integrity, and excellence! Not only do I take the time to ensure they are well rounded spiritually, physically, mentally, and financially, but I encourage them to cultivate their God given gifts and talents with a mindset to purposefully change the world. I support a company called WE SPEAK LIFE, which focuses on getting the message about bullying and verbal abuse, as well as CARE, Inc. a local non-profit company that focuses on teen pregnancy prevention.”