Cast Blog: #RHOC

Laughter and Tears

Tamra: Lizzie's Obsessed With Me

Shannon Settles the Score

Lizzie: Tamra Doesn't Fight Fair

Heather: Why Hate?

RHOC Reunion GIFs: The Gloves Come Off

Lizzie on That Kentucky Fried Nickname

Shannon on Heather's Double Standard

RHOC Reunion GIFs: Psychics, Opinions, and Shade

Heather Weighs in on the Dinner Party

The Difference Between Shannon and Heather

Lizzie Forgives Tamra

Vicki Wants the Best for Tamra

GIF Recap: RHOC Season 9 Finale

Vicki: I'm Tired of Tamra Causing Problems

Recap: 13 GIF-able Life Lessons from Bali

Tamra: Lizzie Is the Worst Kind of Person

Lizzie: Tamra Has it Out for Me

Shannon: There's No Hope Tamra and I

Tamra: Lizzie's Out for Blood

Heather: Can't Friends Disagree

Lizzie: What Tamra's Doing Isn't Right

GIF Recap: Kayaks, Crowns, and Elephants

Shannon Was Shocked Tamra Would Betray Her

Tamra: I Was a Fool to Defend Vicki

Heather: Newsflash It's Not All My Fault

Vicki's Warning to Lizzie

Shannon Isn't Putting Emotions onto Tamra

Lizzie: I Thought Tamra Was My Friend

GIF Recap: Lizzie's Lonely Birthday Dance

Tamra: I'm Going to Be a Tam-ma!

Vicki: This Episode Was Hard to Watch

Heather: I Did Owe Shannon an Apology

Shannon: Tamra Is Stirring the Pot

Lizzie: Tamra Is Stirring Up Sh--

GIF Recap: What Does Tamra Remember?

Vicki Is Trying to Stay Neutral

Shannon: Tamra's Lies Are Mind Boggling

GIF Recap: Lizzie's Dinner Party Disaster

Vicki Advises Shannon to Keep Communication Lines Open

Lizzie: "I Take Sun Kitten Swimwear Very Seriously"

Laughter and Tears

Heather explains how she felt about the mud run and Terry's new clothes.

OMG! If you follow me on Twitter (@heatherdubrow) you will already know this, but Collette FINALLY took her first steps!!! It was soooo exciting! We got it on video. The whole family was there!!! What a fantastic moment!

I want to apologize for not writing a blog for the last episode. This is such a crazy time of year with the kids and time got away from me. So I'd like to make a few comments before launching into tonight's episode.

When I watched the last episode, it struck me that the viewers will actually get to see who I am. The scenes with Terry and the kids in our home were so us. I loved them. We are silly, fun, messy, and certainly not perfect -- but we love each other so much. I love having this time in my children's lives documented like that! This is the moment in the series where I was relaxed enough and felt like myself.

The day we spent in L.A. was SO fun! We all had a great time. I loved being able to share it with Tamra and Vicki. Tamra has been so great to me since the day we met, and this was a wonderful opportunity for Vicki and I to get to know each other better. Wonderful day of food, Champs, and most importantly, friendship. I want to especially thank my dear friends Jaye and Peter Adderton for loaning us their helicopter. They are the loveliest, most generous people. We are blessed to have them in our lives. (And for those of you who asked, sorry, she is taken! My stunning friend Jaye is HAPPILY married!)

OK! On to tonight's episode!!!

Starting with. . .Terry's wardrobe makeover! I jokingly refer to Terry's style as "Biology Major". It's sad, but true! He is such a handsome guy. But I have to say, seeing a man in David August (by David Heil) clothes is a HUGE turn on. Gorgeous clothes, impeccably tailored, ROCK STAR! OK, I like Terry in the black scrubs too -- but you can't wear those to dinner. Well, I won't let him wear them to dinner! It's like he wears pajamas to work everyday. One time, he even wore his surgical clogs to a wedding! Yikes! NOT OK! Terry really needed this style makeover. David is THE men's clothier. He dresses every major celebrity, dignitary, and billionaire. Lucky for us, he and his gorgeous wife Lisa are also some of our best friends. I'm so glad that he will FINALLY look as sexy and successful as he is!

I love watching Eddie and Tamra together. Such a great couple. I'm so happy that she has decided to open her own business. I think a fitness studio is right up her alley. She is such a health/workout girl. This is something that she will really enjoy doing!

Briana is healthy!!! WHOO HOO!!! Best news ever. As any mother will tell you -- there is nothing worse than having a child who is sick. It's the biggest fear. I'm so happy for Briana and Vicky and their whole family. What a beautiful moment to realize how precious life is and to be grateful for all that we have.

I really enjoyed having Tamra at my house for a workout. She has become a close friend and I really enjoy spending time together. This was also a very nice opportunity to use my gym! I have to admit, it doesn't get used very often. I usually go see my trainer, Mona, at The Newport Workout. I'm the kind of person who needs a scheduled appointment -- or I find a MILLION reasons to procrastinate in the house. Thanks Tam, for blowing off the cobwebs in there!

I was excited about the mud run! I am not competitive at all, but I am a joiner! This sounded like a fun challenge for me and it was for a great cause (wounded soldiers), so it sounded like a lot of fun!

Soooooooo. . . .THE MUD RUN!!!

Oh dear!!! I was so nervous! This sounded a lot better before we actually arrived!!! There were so many people there! Gretchen and Tamra are in such great shape! I was just hoping I could keep up! When we got to the first mud pit, I tried to keep my face clean -- to no avail. Terry got a rock in his eye and we had to stop and get THAT out! He's such a stud he would have kept on going, but I was worried! After that, I just released myself to the whole experience. I had no idea how TREACHEROUS this whole mud run deal is!!! Poor Gretchen and her ankle! I was so worried for her upcoming Pussycat Doll performance! First her throat, now THIS! UGH! She needed to stay home and recuperate till her show!

And then Eddie breaks his finger?!? Terry and I were lucky to come out unscathed!!!This is not a safe sport people! (Typical Eddie, such a stud just pops his finger backs in and finishes the race!)

At the end of the race, I am so glad I did it -- but cross it off my bucket list (if it was ever on it!) I'm never doing that again! HAHA! Super fun though!

About the showers. . .we were very late to finish because we stopped to wait for the medic to get Gretchen. So by the time we crossed the finish line the "shower" area was, well, a MUD PIT! Yuck! We did the best we could. . .

But btw, Terry was joking around about hosing us off. He's a jokester, not a peeping Tom.

I thought it was funny that the girls were ragging me about being dressed up at lunch after the mud. I just thought a loose dress sounded comfortable! I mean, come on, how glamorous can you be with mud-caked hair? Such a great lunch, and Tamra, I love you, but I am NOT going skydiving!!!

I love Vicki and Brooks together. Vicki seems like she has been unhappy for so long. It's wonderful to see her accept the fact that she deserves love and has found someone in Brooks who satisfies her and her needs.

Having said that, it's still so sad to see something end. Watching Vicki and Tamra both going through divorces is so sad. I'm glad they have each other to lean on through these difficult times.

How devastating to see Tamra sign her divorce papers. I know it's what she wants and it's the right decision for her, but whenever something ends it's so sad and so hard -- especially when there are children involved. My heart just broke for her watching that scene.

Well, there it is, laughter and tears. Beginnings and endings. I've learned a lot about friendship in the last few months. All I can say is if you can find a few true blue friends, you are a lucky soul. Hope you enjoyed this week's episode. Share your thoughts with me. . .

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RHOC Reunion GIFs: The Gloves Come Off

See Tamra and Vicki wonder who really is miserable as told by GIFs, and other crazy Reunion moments.

Hey RHOC fans. It's time for Part 2. Are you excited? Are you nervous? Do we need to get out the healing hands? No, you're good.

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Then let's get started. 

We begin by debating how Shannon can be so zen and so stressed all the time. There's not really an answer for that, but in order to help her feel more relaxed Andy did put nine oranges in the bowl! It's not lemons, but any citrus will help her calm down. 

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The next topic of discussion -- that infamous birthday party of almost one. Lizzie is still not pleased with Tamra's excuse for not coming to her birthday.

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 Tamra doesn't know what else Lizzie wants her to say. . .

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Well, probably not blood, just an apology.

And I guess the gym membership doesn't hurt. . . 

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Lizzie also just wants Tamra to know that the whole "you're too old to have a baby" was just because she thought Tamra had already accomplished so much. Tamra's response -- you don't know anything about me so don't talk.

That goes over well.

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Next up, Shannon and David's marriage woes. They're fine now, but the ladies think that maybe Shannon overshared how bad everything was. Heather remembers something Shannon said, but not exactly. Shannon's response: "You can’t sit here and tell me that you remember things about me 'but I don’t remember what they were.'" Heather's response:

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After that, it's time to talk about Fancy Pants. The ladies decide to put the plumerias in the past and move on. . .move on to deciding if Tamra stirs the pot. . .

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Yup, gird your loins for this one. 

So Vicki asks Tamra to stop talking badly about Brooks. . . 

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And Vicki non-chalantly says.  . 

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So Tamra calmly responds. . .

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At that point, Tamra gets her "Let's go" face on. And Vicki sheds any layers of clothing that could hold her back. . .

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Vicki wants to know why if Tamra's so happy "she looks so miserable"? And then she lays it on. . . "You’re supposed to be getting better and better and better, but -- guess what -- you get. . .

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Watch the whole thing go down again.

Moving on. . .let's talk about that infamous game. What was that game called?

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According to Tamra it was "f---." According to Lizzie it was "marry."

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When that doesn't go anywhere, the conversation turns to Vicki and Tamra and how they can move on from that massive arguments. Lizzie interjects and Tamra was very receptive to her counsel. . .

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And so Lizzie is left to cry (with Heather providing the tissues). Eventually Andy wraps things up, pointing out that it took nine seasons, but Vicki is now officially the voice of reason. Low fives for that!

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And that's it! Another great O.C. season. Tequila shots for all!