I want to take this time to offer up a special thank you to those of you who lifted me up through this incredible journey.
My daughters Rachel, Kiersten, Chelsea and Kelsey-Lynn and their friends/boyfriends/fiance for their boundless love. And my wonderful family sharing their love from afar.
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Jeannie Mahoney for scheduling my life
Paul Buceta for his camera action
Manu Nesbet for catching it all on film
Nigel Romaine for your endless support and energy given selflessly to Bob and I and the family for many, many years
The Eat-Clean Diet team at Robert Kennedy Publishing who keep supporting with the best energy and smiles ever
Eat-Clean Diet Ambassador Team - Wow! You are a ladies' rock when she needs one. Thanks for hanging on through the long hours
Arnold Schwarzenegger for his motivation
Holiday Inn Kitchener for hosting my family and I and the rest of us crazy competitors
Crystal Kenny - you took care of all the administrative stuff - thank you!
Ann Perron who made my beautiful suits - what a joy to wear and win
Dina Mansour of Hollywood Tan for tan #1
Pam Bortmes for tan #2
Ron Hache and team from the OPA
Lori Ann Redding and FEDEl for saving my butt on Sunday - you know what I mean!
Midori Rutledge and Lori Fabrizio for support, jewellery and pants on the big day.
RKP staff for believing in me!
Kelly Childs of Kindfood in Burlington, Ontario for the best post-competition vegan carrot cake ever!
And for my darling Robert shining down on me from above. I love you.
Will it happen again? You can never say never.