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I share my home and life with 4-footed friends - 2 cats (Starkist & Shadowspawn), & 4 dogs. My little dogs are smallest dogs I''ve ever had - Samurai the Papillon, and Spartacus the rescued chihuahua (also known as "the little weasel) & their bratty little sister, Sharona - I think she’s a chihuahua/ Boston Terrier mix. She may be younger, but she’s bigger than the boys! Just added to the mini-pack at the end of January 2018 - a rescued teacup Chihuahua, Shiloh. She has a heart murmur, so the only way she can go on the walks is if I carry her.

I got the lap-band surgery in Nov 06. So far, I''ve lost over 120 pounds (3/9/10). Recently changed my end goal to even less. (155). Sigh ... about 25 pounds have found their way back.

I was an RN working 12 hour night-shifts - retired 30 November 2017 after 40 years in Federal service (including my 10 years as an Army Nurse). Still having trouble sleeping at night, and not napping in the daytime.


Member Since: 6/12/2007

Fitness Minutes: 355,088

My Goals:
Mini goal - I'm gonna bust thru 200 by the end of July!! DID IT!!! 7/13/09

Finally made 2 separate week weigh-ins of less than 175 - yeah! 3/14/13

Get in shape so my knees don't keep stressing.


My Program:
Walking my little dogs every day. Throwing in strength exercises while I wait for the sniff breaks for them.



Personal Information:
Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend. Inside of a dog, it's too dark to read.
Groucho Marx

If man could be crossed with the cat, it would improve man but deteriorate the cat.
Mark Twain

I always like a dog so long as he isn't spelled backward.
G.K. Chesterton



Other Information:
I'm a reader. Can't go to the bathroom without book in my hand (even if I don't open it in the little room). Love my cats and dogs.

When you don't think the program will work, remember the motto: Try it our way for at least 6 weeks and if you are not satisfied we will gladly refund your misery




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  • v PAMELAB4
    Thanks for the comment on my page. Hope you enjoy the book when it arrives.
    Am interested in the pendant in your profile image. It's beautiful. Is it just decorative, or does it have significance?

    Pam
    3933 days ago
  • v NEEDPEOPLE
    Thanks so much for stopping by my blog and for your very kind comments. I hope your having a great weekend friend.

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    3933 days ago
  • v MARCHMAID
    Muscle? Maybe. But that's what I always think! emoticon

    Still, thanks for the thought and encouragement. Nice to be looked in on! You look like a cheerful soul who's winning the battle!


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    3934 days ago
  • v DAPHASAURUS
    Thanks for the comment on my page! Hope you take up my challenge!
    3935 days ago
  • v ***JULIA***
    Thanks for the warm welcome tot the CT! You have two wonderful little dogs...I'll post a picture of my Chihuahua mix-breed soon and let you know...I totally love dogs too!

    Great weight loss! Keep up the great work!
    3935 days ago