Survivor: One World Winner Kim Spradlin: I Want a Dog!
05/15/2012 AT 02:30 PM EDT
"The only thing I'm buying when I get home is a dog – a Boston terrier," she tells PEOPLE. "I'm really excited to get a dog and just love it forever."
The 29-year-old champ from San Antonio, Texas, began the season having come off a divorce, but Spradlin's life is looking up.
"The whole year has been so awesome," she says. "I feel so excited and I love my life the way it is, so this is is just icing on the cake."