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



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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 ...

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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.
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Member Since: 6/12/2007

SparkPoints: 290,989

Fitness Minutes: 215,104

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



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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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IMLOCOLINDA
2/12/2015 4:21:32 PM

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Happy Valentine's Day!

On Valentine's Day we think of those
Who make our lives worthwhile,
Those gracious, friendly people who
We think of with a smile.

I am fortunate to know you,
That's why I want to say,
To a rare and special person:
Happy Valentine's Day!
xxxo
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IMLOCOLINDA
2/10/2015 3:34:03 PM

☆..♥ THE SECRET TO SUCCESS ☆..♥♥

S smile at yourself
E encourage those around you and you will be encouraged
C celebrate your life every day.
R relax the criticism of yourself. You are beautiful and do not forget it!
E enjoy every minute of your life and make the most of it.
T treat yourself better. Take time for you!

Let's meet or exceed our February aspirations!

**HAPPY*VALENTINES*DAY**
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__*_Valentine?

*I copied this from a comment on my Spark Page from the wonderful 1HAPPYSPIRIT. Sharing it with those of you not lucky enough to be on her mailing list!!





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SPARKASAURUS
2/10/2015 1:21:42 AM

Thanks. Seriously.

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IMLOCOLINDA
2/9/2015 8:21:59 PM

emoticon emoticon I've lost 70 lbs. so I really miss that padding on my backside. I'm gravitationally challenged too although I've never had such a great diagnostic name for it...just the bruises to prove it!!



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GRACEZN
2/9/2015 12:39:24 PM

Let me tell you what I would like to see......a picture of you and your four doggies out for a winter walk - with the two small ones sticking their spoiled little heads out of your jacket. I have carried all of my dogs at one time or another but never two at a time!! emoticon



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