Before going on the show, Cirie's skills included the ability to fish, cook and do some carpentry.
Cirie is married, has one dog named Sam and has three kids.
Cirie's primary motivation for being on the show is to win and to change her family's life.
Cirie was 35 when she went for "Survivor" and lived in Walterbore, SC as a registered nurse.
Cirie lost 30 pounds before going on "Survivor."
Cirie's favorite colors are mint green an turquoise.
Cirie's favorite sports include running and working with a personal trainer.
Cirie: I've lost 64 pounds [29kg]! I had the finale to go to - it was a big deal! This has changed my life. I'm not the couch potato I was once.
- on keeping her weight off since Survivor Exile Islands finished.
Cirie: I've tried a little acting. I did a scene on Guiding Light, a soap opera in the US. I have a guy interested in helping me write a book, so we'll see how that goes. I feel like the sky's the limit. I lived so long in fear of failure and self-doubt - it's like being born again.
- On her future plans.
Cirie: I did the work on Guiding Light... but I haven't seen it yet. You see some people, sports celebrities and others, do a bit of acting and you're like, 'Uh, they should really stick to basketball;;'. I want to see it first before I can say, 'Yeah, I'd like to act'.
- When asked if she'd like to be an actress.
Cirie: I realise that people become popular from being on the show and become somewhat of a celebrity, but I still feel like I'm me, Cirie, from the operating room. It flabbergasts me when people are excited to see me!
- On being voted as the favourite Survivor.