DESERTDREAMERS   321,636
SparkPoints
300,000-349,999 SparkPoints
 
 





I need my coffee to wake up with! (Not my pup, just a cute pix)





Samurai, Spartacus & Shalako - challenging a big dog across the street!



I have 48 pics in my gallery





Awards





See All SparkPeople Motivators


 
Dreaming in the desert ...

I share my home and life with 4-footed friends - 2 cats (Starkist & Shadowspawn), & 3dogs. My little dogs are smallest dogs I''ve ever had - Shalako the Pomeranian, Samurai the Papillon, and Spartacus the rescued chihuahua (also known as "the little weasel"). We''ve been walking about 30 minutes to 2 hours daily.

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 ...

I''m ...
I share my home and life with 4-footed friends - 2 cats (Starkist & Shadowspawn), & 3dogs. My little dogs are smallest dogs I''ve ever had - Shalako the Pomeranian, Samurai the Papillon, and Spartacus the rescued chihuahua (also known as "the little weasel"). We''ve been walking about 30 minutes to 2 hours daily.

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 ...

I''m an RN and work 12 hour night-shifts - boy, does that throw your metabolism off! I have things planned in the daytime for my days off, and have to sleep in the daytime on work days. All the tips for improving sleep say "set a routine and stick to it". Uh, huh - that''ll work.
Read More About DESERTDREAMERS (Updated April 17)


Current Status:


SparkFriends



SparkTeams



My Ticker:

 Pounds lost: 47.0 
 
0
20.5
41
61.5
82


 
Interact with DESERTDREAMERS

Send Member a Private Message







Recent Blogs:





 
Profile

Member Since: 6/12/2007

SparkPoints: 321,636

Fitness Minutes: 231,739

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.

Guess I'd better give up on retiring any time soon!

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

Profile Image





 
 



Ice Cream Cone
From:
IDLETYME

Fruit Basket
From:
RLKARMAN

Cell Phone
From:
JIBBIE49

Happy Face
From:
SUEARNOLD1

Concert Tickets
From:
TC8890

Pinata
From:
BTDACHIE




Member Comments:
JIBBIE49
8/14/2015 1:52:00 AM

emoticon Great to see your Spark Friend, emoticon SEMISWEETCHICK is the Motivator of the Day. What an honor for her.

(My son took his motorcycle to the car wash and forgot his cell phone was in the glove box and washed it. It was ruined, but he had paid for insurance so they replaced his phone. I read that 3 million phone are ruined or lost each year.)



Report Inappropriate Comment
WALLAHALLA
8/5/2015 4:00:48 PM

"ice, orchid" definitely gave me a good laugh...and laughter is the best medicine! Swelling is down a bit, but the color is...hmmmm...flamboyant maybe?



Report Inappropriate Comment
SUEARNOLD1
8/4/2015 12:12:22 PM

Thanks for the Happy Birthday. It was a nice day.



Report Inappropriate Comment
LINDAKAY228
7/27/2015 9:31:00 AM

I think the 100,000 Garth Brooks tickets were actually for 2 shows he was going to do. But 50,000 is still too big for me!



Report Inappropriate Comment
KATHYJO56
7/26/2015 9:38:21 PM

Thank you for welcoming me to the Spark People Community Team. I am very happy to be here. I have added you as a Spark Friend and invite you to read my Spark Page to see who I am and what I am about. I see you have a picture of an English Springer Spaniel on your page. We had an English Springer for many years and even though she is no longer with us, I still feel like she is part of our lives. They are an awesome breed. emoticon



Report Inappropriate Comment
Member Comments Page (2684 total):  < Previous1234Next >Last >>

See My SparkFavorites Report Inappropriate Page