Issue #73


by Juan Carlos Lope

20 Questions with Cover Model Danielle Reutter

Video Interview with Pro Figure Danielle Reutter

Kim's Kounseling Korner
by Kimberly Martin

Video Interview with Amateur Bikini Jessica Starr

Danielle Reutter, Megan Gangitano, Dinah Salazar, Amber Day, Amanda Vassallo


Kimberly's Kounseling Korner by Kimberly Martin

Dear Kim,

I am trying to plan my shows for the year but it seems that there are far too many to plan. I am a single mother of three so don't know what is the best plan of attack? My youngest is 2 years old, should I wait until he gets older? Any ideas?

Lena, FL

Thank you for your question .....first of all I would only choose 1 or 2 shows at the most.  With 3 kids you are going to be spreading yourself very thin  and doing more than you can handle will only weaken your conditioning for the shows.  

I wouldn't suggest you wait until your two yr old is older just compete in moderation....less is more, right?

Hope this helps!  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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