Issue #69


by Juan Carlos Lope

Roseanne Desmarais Cover Model Bio
by Sarah Wade

Video Interview with Amateur Figure Betsy Arnaiz

Kim's Kounseling Korner
by Kimberly Martin

Video Interview with Pro Bodybuilder Kristen Mele

Roseanne Desmarais, Emily Nicholson, Erin Garrett, Mallory Berger, Tiffany Ryan

Video Interview with Amateur Bikini Rachel Ettinger


Kim's Kounseling Korner by Kimberly Martin

Dear Kim,

I have been very stressed lately... I am preparing for a National show coming up soon and it seems that I have time for nothing! I have a husband and 2 children and also work full time so it seems impossible to do the show. If its not one thing its another! I am sure I am behind on my prep but I can't seem to loose the weight or sometimes get to the gym! What would you suggest I do? I really want to get this show going but maybe there is something I am missing? I can't think because of the low carbs! Help!

Orlando, FL

If you've decided to do the show, then you must make time.
Maybe you should get up first thing before anyone else and get your training done.

As far as diet goes, you probably already know you'll have to prepare your meals and your family's meals separately and in advance.

If it makes you happy to compete, then you must be committed to completing the show. Your family will appreciate and respect your determination and be happy that you're happy.
As the saying goes, 'A happy mother means happy kids' or something like that...
Hope this helps and good luck!


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About the Author...

My name is Kimberly Aline Martin, but I go by the name Kim. I was born in Decatur, GA on November 1st, 1969. I've lived in Georgia my whole life and can't imagine living anywhere else. Well, maybe Hawaii...

I've been married to my best friend for over 13 years and we have two wonderful children, both boys, ages 5 and 12.
We now reside north of Atlanta and I am currently a stay at home mom.

Three things I live by:
I truly believe 'what doesn't kill you, makes you stronger'....every obstacle in life that is overcome makes you a stronger individual.
I also believe that everyone makes mistakes and those mistakes shouldn't be regretted, but embraced because they make you the person you become.
Lastly, be consistent-about everything in your life-and surround yourself with people that do the same.

If you need some advice please email me at:


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