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Life Changes

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Wow- so much has happened in the last couple of months….where do I start…..

Lets start with the latest first shall we….here meet Turbo

my brand new kitten….my new friend and companion…I wanted a lap cat…I GOT a lap cat…he stays either in my lap or hubbys unless eating or using litter pan. He is sitting on my shoulder as I type this!!!! He is my buddy - I love him very much!

2nd thing going on - hubby started a new job!!!!

it is a paper route and believe it or not - he makes more money at that than he does at the garage where he is a mechanic!!!! He will be giving up the mechanic job soon and we will be able to spend more time together! and the route itself allows us time together as I ride along in the car with him as he delivers.

Now - for the most important thing…the thing I NEVER thought would be part of my life again (since I was a small child) I started going back to CHURCH!

A friend invited me to go to her church on Easter Sunday and I just couldn’t tell her no…she wanted us to go so badly. Well, we went, thinking that we were just being polite and would explain to her that we wouldn’t be going again…Surprise on us!!!! We loved it and everyone there. I am fairly convinced that Daddy caused this. He wanted me to go to church so badly - well I finally found one I am comfortable with! I am so happy to be a part of the church family now!

So as you can see - I have a whole lot of irons in the fire right now…I simply have not had time to devote to Spark People like I should….that will be changing because I MUST get back in gear before I regain all that I have lost!!!!!

ps....I just talked to Letha on the phone and she is doing fine and appreciates everyone asking about her....she is just taking a little break from Spark right now


Member Comments About This Blog Post:
TODDERICKV 10/21/2014 3:14PM

    Cute kitty!

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TODDERICKV 9/16/2014 9:53PM

    Welcome to the family Turbo!

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LIVINTODAY 7/8/2014 10:03PM

    I enjoyed this blog, Kat! Turbo is beautiful; the news about your husband's new job is super especially since it is something you can do together. Wow, a new church home too; that is just great and I would feel, as you do, that your Daddy's been stirring the pot up there.
Both my parents are gone but I still feel their active presence in my life.

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DALMOM2007 6/25/2014 10:28AM

    Wow...I see by the date that I've been very out of touch. Loved the blog and hearing about all the good things happening in your life. Congratulations on the adorable kitty!

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LINDA! 5/25/2014 3:32PM

    emoticon You have a lot of positive changes in your life. I am so happy for you. Going to a good church and having a great church family is so important in our life. Glad that you and hubby are finding fellowship there. Also, the newspaper route and all of the other positives are wonderful.

I must say...if I could grab onto little Turbo, I would not let go. What a beauty.

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MPETERSON2311 5/24/2014 12:36PM

    I'm glad things are looking up!

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ALIHIKES 5/23/2014 7:47PM

    Congratulations on all the good news! (the lovable little kitty, the new job for DH, and finding a church that feels like home)

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KOHINOOR2 5/21/2014 7:35PM

    Great news. So happy Things are going well for you. emoticon emoticon Thank for sharing.

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ENG_TV 5/21/2014 1:31PM

    I'm so glad to see you back! And that things are looking up for you and your hubby. The kitty is adorable and offers some much needed comfort, I'm sure. emoticon

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IDICEM 5/21/2014 7:21AM

    Turbo is adorable! Congrats on hubby's new job!!

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ARTJAC 5/20/2014 11:43PM


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REGILIEH 5/20/2014 11:36PM


So HAPPY for YOU!!!

Turbo is darling and I love his name!

It is wonderful to have a church home!

I love your husband's new job and you can help! Really great!



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JAMER123 5/20/2014 11:29PM

    emoticon emoticon emoticon To all the newsy items you shared! Turbo is really cute! We wanted a lap dog and boy did we get 2 of them!! Chihuahuas about like Turbo and wanting laps!! Enjoy!!

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SASSYSAX 5/20/2014 10:43PM

    Turbo is adorable. I want to hold him too and have him sit on my lap. Max is not a lap cat at all, but he will sleep next to me every night.

I am so happy things have turned around for you and your hubby. God is so good. Having a church family is so very important. May God continue to bless you and DH emoticon .

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123ELAINE456 5/20/2014 10:27PM

  Awesome Blog and News. A Wonderful Change all the way around. Turbo is so very Cute and Sweet. Love his Name. God Blessings Always. Have a Wonderful Week. Take Care.

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COLOR-BLUE 5/20/2014 10:21PM


You have a lot of irons in the fire, but they're the irons of LIFE!!! Girl, you did it! Things have turned around for you and your DH, and I'm over the moon! I can just see you and he riding together on the paper route and having so much fun, and catching up on all the lost time, from you previous season. God has just ushered you and your DH, into a brand new LIFE, with HIM!!!

Be blessed,

-Nancy Jean -

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NASFKAB 5/20/2014 10:11PM

  great to hear from you love Turbo please post some more pics

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JUNEAU2010 5/20/2014 9:49PM

    Wonderful news all the way around! I love the name Turbo! what a cutie.

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EJB2801 5/20/2014 9:24PM

    What a treat to read your blog and see the new happenings in your life! I know you will soon find a good Spark path, too.

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MCFITZ2 5/20/2014 8:20PM

    I am so happy for you. You have been bless with some wonderful changes.
I know you still miss your dad. That is a tribute to him and the influence and love he gave you. emoticon

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GLORIAMAJDI 5/20/2014 8:08PM

    Wow, this is all great news! Just keep trying to find your balance so that you can keep off what you have lost, you have come so far and it is so worth it to have your health! And Turbo is pretty sweet looking, I am a major fan of kitties, having three myself. I think that they are great stress relievers too!

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MOM2ACAT 5/20/2014 6:58PM

    It's so great to see you blogging again!

Turbo is adorable! My Timmy use to sit on my shoulder when he was that age too; now he's 14 years old and around 13 pounds, so he's too big for that now, but he's still a lap cat, as is my Kallie. I know not all cats like to sit on laps so I feel blessed that both of mine do. It's a real comfort.

I stopped going to church after I graduated high school, but I also started going back to church after I lost my dad. It was my parent's church, and I got to know the pastor when we were planning my dad's services, and I was really touched by how welcoming and caring the other members were to me, and most of them barely knew me at that time. I decided to join that church then because of the people there. Being part of a church family helped to heal after losing my dad.

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CELLOPLAYER1 5/20/2014 6:40PM


Turbo is cute!

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4RASCALS 5/20/2014 5:55PM

    Love your good news. emoticon that hubby got a new job, even better that it allows you to spend more time together. Glad you accepted your friends invite to church. It's something I've been thinking about, just haven't did yet. As for turbo he is adorable. Sounds like a perfect match.

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JACKIE542 5/20/2014 5:39PM

    Great news

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KING_SLAYER 5/20/2014 5:21PM

    Lots of things going on in your life and the best part is that they're all good! Far too often we are overwhelmed with negative issues, I'm glad that some good things are happening for you. :)

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WILLOW49 5/20/2014 4:26PM

    I love your new kitty :) So glad he now has a great forever home! And congrats to hubby on his new job! Even better that you can ride along and spend time together :) And how wonderful you found a new church that you like! All wonderful news!

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    We'll the kittie is too cute. Meeooww! Congrats on all the great news.

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KAREN608 5/20/2014 4:01PM

    Great name for your kitten!

Congrats on hubby's job!

and I smiled biggest at you finding a church!!!
It is so important to rub elbows with other believers.

Thank you for update on Letha, I know she went off line for Spark.
I was just hoping she was okay.

Keep Sparking!

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MARUKI52 5/20/2014 3:39PM

    I love Turbo, lovely looking cat. I'm glad you have found a Church you are happy with and that your DH has a new job that he, too, likes. Good news.

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NHEMBERGER 5/20/2014 3:31PM

    Cute kitten! (I'm a cat lover!)
Great life changes!

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EVER-HOPEFUL 5/20/2014 3:25PM

    glad the things keeping you away from sp are good things not bad.keep on keeping on you can do this emoticon emoticon

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WALNUTT1961 5/20/2014 3:08PM

    Glad everything is going so well for you!

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NHES220 5/20/2014 2:58PM

    Wow, lots of changes! Turbo is a cutie. Glad all is going well.

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CAROL_31649731 5/20/2014 2:55PM

    So happy for you! I've been thinking of you a lot lately!!! Glad you're back & so glad for the changes going on in your life (more time with hubby's, with new job & new church family--wonderful). Love your little furry friend, too. You have your spark back--yay! emoticon emoticon

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LYNETTEMOM 5/20/2014 2:55PM

    Thanks for sharing all this good news. And so glad to see you back Sparking again.

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SCOTTYDOG76 5/20/2014 2:43PM

    You've made some excellent changes in your life. Turbo is adorable -- looks like he is a long-haired cat, right? And the name is so cute -- I know why you chose that. You are always doing the "Turbo Exercises." lol

Good job on starting to go to church. It usually dawns on us about this time in our lives, if we were not previous church-goers, that we really and truly should be more serious about that aspect of our lives!

Hugs, Eve

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LOOD1962 5/20/2014 2:22PM

    Congrats on all the new things going on. So glad you found a church to go to and hubby got a new job. Love your adorable little kitten. I wish my cats would be lap cats. emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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DEWAND1 5/20/2014 2:20PM

    Hello there: wonderful news - life has its little surprises doesn't it? I like to call them God appointments. It is exciting to see what is going to happen next. Life is somewhat like a roller coaster up and down and up again. I sure know what it is like to lose family members and it hurts long and hard. I have lost two sisters and a brother since 2007, 2008 and 2013. Enough I said, but life does go on. I like to count my blessings and I do have so many.

Look at you, a new cat to love and hug, and more time to spend with your hubby and he is making more money and warm memories of our lost ones will be cherished forever. I like to think they would want me to enjoy life and carry on. I am sure that is true in your life too.

You have a Father in heaven who loves you with such a big you discover Him even more you will be sure to agree. I know I lean on Him big time.! Blessings to you even more, boomerang blessings are sure you come your way! emoticon

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IDLETYME 5/20/2014 2:10PM

    Congratulations on your new "start over" with Hubby"s job, beautiful Turbo and your new church! All best wishes to you all. Super blog!!!!! emoticon

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RICKI157 5/20/2014 2:06PM

    I am Very Happy for all the Wonderful Changes in Your Life!!!!!! Your new kitty is Adorable!!!!!! Congrats on Hubby's new job!!!!!!!
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AHORSEY1 5/20/2014 2:03PM

    Congrats! Your stars are aligning emoticon and life is good. Your dear Turbo is adorable! emoticon (My hubby would be so jealous!)

Glad things are going well for you.

Happy Sparking!

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