Hi, I’m Lori Ann King.
I grew up on Kingston Road, live in Kingston, NY and married a King!
I currently reside in the Hudson Valley with my husband, Jim. We are avid cyclists and body builders. I am a writer, a healthy lifestyle coach & sports nutritionist.
I was crowned Prom Queen my Junior year. From the photos taken that night, this came as a surprise. I wasn’t the prettiest or the most popular. The truth is, I genuinely got along with everyone: the jocks, geeks, writers, rebels, musicians, quiet ones and leaders. I related to them all and loved them all. How could I not? There was a little bit of all of them within me. An eclectic mix of passion and personality.
After we graduated, the Valedictorian and older brother of one of my best friends informed me that, like him, I was cursed. His view was that everyone expected us to go on to do great things, but that we had already reached our peak and had no where to go but down.
I certainly have had my share of “crashes.” I have drank too much, lived recklessly, had no dream or goal for the future, and dealt with demons from my childhood that threatened to derail me. I have been overweight, under nourished and a half-assed athlete at best. I’ve been broke, lived paycheck to paycheck, been sick, depressed, lonely and unemployed. I’ve even crashed literally, on my bike. Multiple times. In the same day. I always get back up and get back on. I always come back strong.
These were all experiences and lessons that were necessary for me to learn how to fulfill my destiny and step into my purpose.