My Reality TV experience — brought me back to reality.

For as long as I can remember, I have always loved singing. When I got the opportunity to appear on reality TV, I jumped — but maybe just a bit too soon.

The problem was, I was shy of singing in front of other people and only sang in public for the first time when I was 27. A local band asked me to sing with them, so we practiced a few songs, and on New years Eve of 1994/5 I got up and sang,”The Power of Love” — not the Franky goes to Hollywood song, the other one by Jennifer Rush. (Fun fact: In 1985 three different songs titled “The…