Posts made in April, 2012

“He would call me names, one of which was: garbage. He said that I am not valuable and it was a mistake that he married me. My husband said, “God told him to beat me up so I’d be a submissive wife.” I was housebound for a year. Beaten up every three days, yet I […]

CROSSFIT NATIONAL PROGRAM coming soon to STW Krav Maga!

Posted on on Apr 30, 2012

Pay less for CrossFit than anywhere else in San Antonio and get all the other great features, classes and benefits offered by STW… I walk into the massive 28,600 sq. ft. building at the STW Krav Maga Worldwide, Blanco location, where I’m greeted by warm smiles and sweet salutations, leaving me with a feeling of warm and fuzzies after being welcomed by such a chipper group of people. I walk down the long corridor and see a peaceful, free-flowing fountain to my right trickling an umbrella shaped water spout.  Sigh! I begin to feel a sense of dread at the thought that I may have thrown...

The Power Walk for Dress for Success

Posted on on Apr 17, 2012

“I lived in my car with my children for three months. I used to go into a restaurant  and sit in a booth watching people as they were having their meals. I’d scan the room for food left untouched and when they left, I waited for the right moment to move in and take whatever I could carry so I could feed my children who were waiting outside. Dress for Success saved me and gave me a life I didn’t know I could have.” “My husband knocked out all of my front teeth, so I would be too ashamed to go outside. I eventually left him and had it not been for the Dress for Success organization,...

Intro to Improvised Weapons: Seminar Raising Awareness Against Abuse

Posted on on Apr 16, 2012

“He would call me names, one of which was: garbage. He said that I am not valuable and it was a mistake that he married me. My husband said, “God told him to beat me up so I’d be a submissive wife.” I was housebound for a year. Beaten up every three days, yet I still had to put on a happy, smiley face in front of the congregation. Last month, he used knives, belts, and fire…” “ I heard, ‘I allow you this lifestyle… no one would want you anyway.’ It took 12 years but I finally was a shell of a being and I needed to save myself. Two black eyes later he was in...