Cast Blog: #RHOBH

Ride Strong

Kim: Kyle Should Be Worried, Not Embarrassed

Brandi: Kyle Wants to Help When There's an Audience

Kyle: This Was Brandi's Master Plan

Lisa R.: It Felt Just As Awkward As It Looked

Lisa V.: Kim's Demeanor Was Questionable

Eileen: Brandi Loves to Stir the Pot

#RHOBH Spoiler Alert: Disgust and a Push

Yolanda: I Would Like to Apologize

Brandi: I Won't Make Excuses

Kim: I Wanted to Hold Kyle

Lisa V.: I Want Max to Be Ambitious

Eileen: Being a Stepmom Is Challenging

Lisa R.: Lots of Transition Happening

Kyle: We Are an Emotional Bunch

#RHOBH Spoiler Alert: Surprise and an F-Bomb

Lisa V.: A Naughty Child Shouldn't Be Rewarded

Kyle: Brandi Was Rude and Offensive

Eileen: It Felt Like an Attack

Lisa R.: It Was Shocking and Unprovoked

Kim: Brandi Is Brandi

7 Faces We All Made During This Week's #RHOBH

Brandi: Lisa V. Was Making Me Uncomfortable

#RHOBH Spoiler Alert: Shock and Tears

4 Questions We All Asked During #RHOBH

Lisa R.: Portia Is My Spirit Animal

Eileen: Brandi Showed Us How Not to Make Amends

Yolanda: I Took One for the Team

Lisa V.: Yes, Love Is a Big Word

Kyle: Moments Like These Are Frustrating

Lisa V.: I Won't Erase the Past

Brandi: I Don't Enjoy Anger or Grudges

Eileen: I Could Feel the Tension at Kyle's

Lisa R Reflects on That Bittersweet Episode

Yolanda: These Are Teaching Moments

Kim: My Heart Felt So Big

Kyle: Kim and Monty's Relationship Is Unique

Lisa V.: I Needed an Uncomplicated Friendship

Brandi: Kim Is a Survivor

Lisa R.: I Couldn't Be More in My Element

Eileen: Brooke Was a Gorgeous Bride

Ride Strong

Kyle explains why her 69-mile bike ride wasn't just for her health, it was for everyone's.

I was really looking forward to this week's episode. I had spent months training for this 69-mile bike ride in Napa. Mauricio was so busy with work he wasn't able to train that much. I knew he would be fine though, as he is an exceptional athlete. As much as I was looking forward to this adventure I was very nervous. We had the choice of doing 30 miles or 69. My husband felt we could handle the 69 and convinced me. I cannot tell you how many times I said to him, "WHAT WERE YOU THINKING?!"

When my trainer Mari suggested the dreaded waxing, I did everything I could to get out of it, to no avail. I asked my daughter Alexia to be there with me because I knew we could at least laugh about it together. Alexia is always happy and smiling, and I thought she would be the perfect distraction. We did have a good laugh, but I don't know if I will ever live this one down.

Growing up, cancer was one of those things that I heard other people talk about. The word scared me, but I always thought, "Thank goodness I don't have to worry about that." Then in 1998 I lost my father to cancer. Four years later, I lost my mother to breast cancer. And that would prove to be only the beginning. Since losing my parents, I have lost an uncle and three half-siblings (my father had three children from a previous marriage, all whom lost their lives to cancer). Now, when I go to the doctor for my check-ups and fill out the paperwork, I feel like damaged goods. Being a mother makes me even more concerned. I not only want to make sure I keep my children healthy, but I need to be healthy to be here for them.

This is why I am so passionate in my fight against cancer. I hear too many stories of lives lost too soon, of families hearts' broken. Taking on a challenge like the ride in Napa helps me feel like I'm a part of this war against cancer. Raising money for research and for those suffering with cancer who can't afford treatment is very important to me. We were so proud we were the second highest fundraisers for the event, thanks to so many thoughtful donations.

As emotional as this subject is for me, I was looking forward to some alone time with my husband. I know how fortunate I am to have Mauricio in my life. We are true soulmates, and we appreciate the relationship we share more than I can put into words. I'm also very lucky that he is so understanding of how difficult it is for me to leave our kids. I think it's because it's secretly hard for him too. It's not just that I feel guilty leaving them, but I miss them so much when we are apart. I suppose the fact that I am like this isn't exactly helping me in my negotiations for another baby.

I was very moved by Taylor's speech at her poker/charity event. It must have been very difficult to get up there and share that with the world. I commend her for that.

It was also refreshing to see Kim more like the Kim I know. As you can see, away from my group of friends, she is not reserved at all. She's quite a prankster in fact. She certainly does make me laugh, that's for sure!

A special thanks to my trainers Mari Holden, and Javier. I never could have made it without your training and support!

Answers to your questions:

Info on the facial Kim and I had can be found at Carinaskincare.com

My leopard scarf is Louis Vuitton.

My grey scarf in the limo in NYC is from Club Monaco.

Thank you so much for all your comments! I love reading them!

Xo, Kyle Follow me on Twitter @kylerichards18

Brandi: Kyle Wants to Help When There's an Audience

Brandi explains why she was trying to get Kim out of Eileen's house.

Newsflash: I'M NOT SOBER, and fantasies are just that--fantasies. I've just about HAD IT with these judgmental women that pretend to be perfect and think they do no wrong. Spa day was fine other than the uncomfortable wine tasting, but I tried to tell some jokes to loosen the mood.


Poker night...Kyle called me and asked me to bring champagne in the car for the ride over to poker night at Eileen's, and we shared one bottle. I generally drink wine, not champagne, and was feeling good. As all of my friends have pointed out to me, it's the third glass that usually takes me to the dark side. Kyle had as much to drink as I did, but it didn't seem to affect her. I guess she must have a really HIGH tolerence. Eileen's house is beautiful on the outside--and it may be a dick thing to say--but creepy on the inside in my opinion. I switched over to white wine, and while there were a few appetizers (one made with kids' frozen mini pancakes and oddly colored salmon), there really wasn't much to eat, and it was dinner time after all.

We sit to learn poker. I'm drunk and hungry, and all these smart women act like it's rocket science. It was ridiculous. Sitting next to Kim, even in my intoxicated state, I see that she isn't herself. I tried to pretend like all was fine but knew that I needed to get her out of there. Kim had been sick for weeks coughing really violently whenever I was around her, and I asked her to go to the doctor, but she said it was just bronchitis. Everyone is noticing Kim isn't herself, and Kyle and Kim go off to the restroom. As Kim came out, she wanted Kyle to leave her alone and to leave. I went over to try and help Kim get the heck out of there. Kim wanted to say goodbye before leaving for some reason, so we went in the kitchen, and I grabbed a slice of pizza, because I was starving. I try to get Kim out of Eileen's house, because it's clear to me that Kyle wants to have this bad situation play out in front of the other ladies. I don't want that to happen, so I try to get Kim to leave. 

If Kyle was so worried and embarrassed about Kim's behavior, then why wouldn't she just let me get Kim home and out of this embarrassing situation? 

Brandi Glanville

Kyle only wants to "help" Kim when Kyle has an audience. In that moment of time, Kim was not in the right state of mind or condition to have any kind of conversation or altercation, yet Kyle persisted, even going as far as getting physical and grabbing me twice, as well as breaking my skin open to keep me from removing Kim from this bad situation. So ask yourself this question: If Kyle was so worried and embarrassed about Kim's behavior, then why wouldn't she just let me get Kim home and out of this embarrassing situation? Even in my intoxicated state, I knew that was the only solution. Kyle, while planes and yachts are nice, if family is everything, how could you treat your sister Kim the way you do?  

Until next time.

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