January 16, 2009, 10:32 am

On the Phone With Richard Simmons!

Okay, I am officially totally flying!

I just got off the phone.


This is not a joke!

I wrote him an email about how much I was enjoying the program and that I had lost 15 pounds.

Just a simple little email.


I knew he would surprise people and call them or go see them – but those were other people! Never just little (or big, actually) ME!

He is going to use me as a success story on his website – I can’t even describe what it was like to get that call!

Richard, I’m going to make my goal weight. If you only knew how much that call meant!

When the story is up, I’ll post a link.

For now, please excuse me…

I’ve got some oldies I have to sweat to…


  • DrunkBunny

    January 16, 2009 at 10:50 am

    I just love that guy. People give him such a hard time, and he just takes it all with a kind heart and a wonderful sense of humor. He’s touched the lives of so many. Go Richard!

  • missbhavens

    January 16, 2009 at 11:40 am

    SHUT UP! NO WAY!!!


    I just love that man. I do. The good he has done for so many people, really, it’s astonishing. He’s a rare being. He’s unstoppable, unflappable, and super freakin’ awesome!

    Now go sweat!

  • Juli

    January 16, 2009 at 7:46 pm

    Oh congrats! That is so awesome!

    Congrats on the weight loss too!

  • Rita Schwab

    January 17, 2009 at 12:25 pm

    This could be bad Kim – your head may now be too big to go with your skinny little body!!


  • Mike

    January 17, 2009 at 1:37 pm

    Congratulations! I always liked Richard Simmons. He’s a nice guy and a great human being.

  • Maureen

    January 18, 2009 at 2:12 pm


    I was so excited for you when I read this post, not just that you got to talk to Richard Simmons, but at your weight loss. Congratulations and I look forward to hearing more about you being featured as a success story on his website.

    He always comes across as such a kind, decent, caring human being. Now you’ve shown us it is all true. Good luck as you continue to change the way you think about eating and exercise. I am so happy for for you, this couldn’t happen to a nicer person!


    January 18, 2009 at 11:15 pm

    I love Richard Simmons! Did he get you to cry? Was he wearing his shorts? – Oh wait, I guess it wasn’t a video phone….

    You go girl!

  • Ang

    January 24, 2009 at 4:56 pm

    Congratulations on your success. Can’t wait to read your success story..May I ask your name in the clubhouse? He’s a wonderful man, who is devoted to helping as many as he can.

    Congrats again on your success..May this motivate you to go the distance!!

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