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OUT OF THE RUNNING TEMPORARILY

Monday, July 28, 2014

Sorry my dear friends that I have been away for so long but I have been sick. At first it was the flu but I was not getting any better & was admitted to the hospital last week. It seems I have a Brain Aneurysm. I was released yesterday I am to follow up at Fort Sanders as Methodist does not have the capability or the Drs to perform the necessary surgery to repair it, if it can be fixed. At this time I am just resting & taking it easy. So I am really in need of all your prayers. I am scared, especially about my son, but for now I am in God's Loving Hands. I love & miss you all & hope I will be able to rejoin you in ths journey. I will continue to Spark as if I have gained anything over the last 3 years, I have been blessed to call you all my friends!
Love & Hugs!
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PEGGYO 7/30/2014 10:56AM

    You're in my prayer jar so sorry to hear about your medical issues.
Hope everything works out ok

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LOPEYP 7/29/2014 7:23PM

    Praying for you and your family! Keep the faith!

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LIS193 7/29/2014 12:30PM

    Sending warm thoughts and prayers your way, hoping for a speedy recovery
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ECOAGE 7/29/2014 10:04AM

    I'll be looking for you to return to our road trip ... hopefully, you will be well enough to return soon. You are missed.

Gail

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ZUMBAGIRL6 7/29/2014 10:01AM

  You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. I am so glad that it was found now. Hopefully it can be operated on soon so that you can get your health back again. Please keep us posted whenever you are able! emoticon

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CATHYGETSFIT 7/29/2014 6:35AM

    Oh Patti, I'm so sorry to hear this! I'm really glad to hear that they found it in time though. Just rest and take care of yourself. Have faith that all will be well in the end. I'll be keeping you in my thoughts and prayers!! emoticon emoticon

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JAMER123 7/29/2014 12:18AM

    Oh dear Patti! I am so glad they found this now and there is a chance to repair it rather than it rupturing and causing major problems. i will keep you in my thoughts & prayers that all goes well and it's easily repaired and that you are back on your feet soon. God bless and keep you in His care. We are here for you and I see there are many of us to support you!
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KALISWALKER 7/28/2014 11:55PM

    Patti I hope you get the medical care you need and heal quickly.

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FRAN0426 7/28/2014 11:54PM

    Prayers for you Patti that all will turn out well, that you will be on the mend and return to continue sparking dear friend.

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SVELTEWARRIOR 7/28/2014 11:36PM

    Patti, You are in my thoughts and prayers. It is very important that you stay calm and relax. I have survived a brain anuerysm bleed and the operation to repair it. Have faith that it can be repaired.

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GABIBEAR 7/28/2014 11:24PM

    I am so sorry to hear about your diagnosis Patti. You are definitely in my prayers and I know that God listens to all of our prayers. May God bless you and watch over you especially during these times. My love and prayers are with you my friend!!!

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WILLOW49 7/28/2014 9:43PM

    So sorry to hear of this diagnosis. Please know you and yours are in my thoughts and prayers.
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MARITIMER3 7/28/2014 9:41PM

    Hi Patti,
I just happened to see your blog, and wanted to say that I hope they are able to repair the problem. Love and prayers,
Gail

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YOYONOMORE1 7/28/2014 9:37PM

    Will put you and your family in prayer, sorry to hear what's going on with you.

Hugs,
Shirl

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SUEARNOLD1 7/28/2014 9:10PM

    Hi Patti,

I am so sorry to hear of your diagnosis. You are one very special lady.

I got your message about our class being inactive and your invitation to join Seriously Special Sparkers.

Wow this team must be named after you! After all you are going though you reached out to me. I am truly touched.

May God hold you and your family close during this time.

You will be in my prayers.

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MENNOLY 7/28/2014 8:08PM

    I am very sorry and will keep you in my prayers. You can lick this. Good luck on your recovery.

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LINDA7668 7/28/2014 7:47PM

    You have my prayers that it can be fixed and you recover quickly.
Take care and God bless you and your family.

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MISSM66 7/28/2014 7:40PM

    so sorry to hear all of this,but I am keeping you in my prayers and remember prayer changes things emoticon

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ALICE_TENNIS 7/28/2014 7:08PM

    Dear, dear Patti:
Thank you for reaching out in the midst of your stressful time. We'll be praying that you are surrounded by peace and rest and healing. I also pray for the medical professionals who are caring for you and advising you.

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GOLFINMOMMA 7/28/2014 6:45PM

    OMG! As if you did not have enough going on in your life. Hope everything works out and you recover quickly. emoticon

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ICECUB 7/28/2014 6:05PM

    I AM SO SORRY ABOUT YOUR ANEURYSM. I HOPE THE SURGERY WILL BE SUCCESSFUL. I WILL KEEP YOU IN MY PRAYERS.

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CATTUTT 7/28/2014 5:50PM

    I'm so, so sorry to hear this. I hope they can fix things with surgery. I will keep you in my mind and in my heart during this time. Take good care of yourself.

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TWEETYKC00 7/28/2014 5:27PM

    I hope they can fix it and soon.

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67YKCEB 7/28/2014 5:25PM

    oh my goodness!!! How big is it and where is it? Mine is 2mm and it's in the middle right side. (doc said put one finger in my eye and another in my ear and push to each other and when they meet that's about where it it.) Mine hasn't changed in the 8 months that we've known about it. Depending on where and how big depends on what they will do and how they will fix it. I know the fears that you have. I know the helplessness that you are feeling right now. I know and understand. We will be praying for you and your family. You need to vent your fears, message me. on here or facebook. emoticon


Jeremiah 29:11 "For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future."

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TXGRANDMA 7/28/2014 5:22PM

    Oh, dear Patti! I am so glad that they found it NOW instead of having it rupture and then, it may be too late! Prayers heading your way that it can be fixed and you will be good as new! God Bless and keep you until your surgery.

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BEEJAY49 7/28/2014 5:12PM

    I am so sorry. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

Heavenly Father, we come together today to ask Your blessings on our sister Patti. Please calm her fears and surround her with your loving arms. Please also bless her doctors and give them the skill and knowledge they need to help her and make her well again. Please touch her with Your Healing Hands. In the Holy Name of Your Most Precious Son, Jesus Christ, we pray. Amen.

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LILYDOG11 7/28/2014 4:49PM

    Praying for you that it can be fixed. Lots of Hugs going your way !! emoticon

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-POLEDANCEGIRL- 7/28/2014 4:34PM

    Hugs! Take care of yourself! We are here for you! Sending prayers for you and your family. You are strong!

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ROXYZMOM 7/28/2014 4:24PM

    So happy to hear you found it in time. Thanks for the update. You are on my prayer list. Have faith, it will all work out.
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KEEPITUP62 7/28/2014 4:21PM

    I am so sorry to hear of this, I will say prayers for a speedy recovery and hopefully the doctors can fix the problem.
Take care and may God Bless You.

Gentle Hugs
Susan

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RIP My Baby Buffer!

Friday, July 11, 2014



In Memory of Buffer 1997-2014
It is with great sadness that I share with you the passing of our beloved Buffer. He passed away this morning, while I held him in my arms. Before he left, I told him he would be able to play with his brother Sammie (also in the picture with him who we lost a year ago Christmas) again up in Pet Heaven & that he could have all the pizza, chicken & milk he could ever want. He was my truest friend for 17 years & he will hold a special place in my heart forever. Be at peace & run free my baby!
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ANGELARPACK 7/27/2014 2:32AM

    Sorry for your loss.

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DRPEPPIE121 7/14/2014 9:57AM

    Sorry for your loss!!! SO not looking forward to having to do that in the future...

Sending hugs!

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    emoticon emoticon So sorry for your loss!

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    I am so sorry for your loss. emoticon

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IMIN2GENES 7/11/2014 8:15PM

    So sorry for your loss! He's a beautiful kitty. Reminds me of my buddy Zeus. I had him for 15 years. Maybe they can play together too!
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GEMINISUE 7/11/2014 6:56PM

    Sorry for your lost! (((hugs))) Linda

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GRACEOMALLEY 7/11/2014 6:42PM

    So sad for your loss. I have been there enough times myself to understand very well the hole it leaves in your heart. Remember all the joyous occasions and the love.
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67YKCEB 7/11/2014 5:28PM

    ohhh Patti!!! I'm so sorry!!!! emoticon

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BEEJAY49 7/11/2014 4:48PM

    I'm so very sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Love you! HUGS!

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CATTUTT 7/11/2014 2:13PM

    Aw, I'm so very sorry to hear you lost your baby. I will keep you in my thoughts.

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WILLOW49 7/11/2014 12:55PM

    So sorry to hear this news.

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    I'm so sorry. Just think he has now crossed the rainbow bridge and is happy and healthy once more emoticon

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GOLFINMOMMA 7/11/2014 11:54AM

    Patti your life has really hit a low spot. I am so sorry for the loss of your friend. You will meet again. Shed lots of tears, you have every right.
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1CRAZYDOG 7/11/2014 11:28AM

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ZUMBAGIRL6 7/11/2014 10:44AM

  I am so sorry to read about your loss. It was wonderful that you were able to be with him at the end. Animals give us so much love yet expect so little in return. emoticon

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GOOZLEBEAR 7/11/2014 9:26AM

    I am so sorry for your loss Patti, and sure know how you feel. All our furbabies, dogs, cats and all the rest, are up at the Rainbow Bridge waiting to greet us!!!! Your baby know how much you loved her.

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FELINA 7/11/2014 9:03AM

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So sorry for your loss. Your kitties and you were blessed to find each other.
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FLORIDASUN 7/11/2014 8:55AM

    I feel soooo sorry for you dear Patti! We have lost our two fur babies within the last few years and it's truly devastating! Our Keanu cat (on my pic page) and his momma cat ChinChin are now enjoying each other with our beloved son Josh. We'll see them again further down the river. Much love to your broken little heart my friend. emoticon emoticon

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GBSLIM 7/11/2014 8:36AM

    Your heart is aching I know but now it can also be at peace about Buffer.
I'm so glad you were able to be holding him. It does make a difference.
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ROXYZMOM 7/11/2014 7:59AM

    17 years! You took great care of your cat. I am sorry for your loss. emoticon

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MYTURNNOW2013 7/11/2014 7:57AM

    emoticon A day we all dread as pet owners. I am so very sorry for your loss, on top of everything else that has been going on in your life lately.

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TWEETYKC00 7/11/2014 7:43AM

    I am so sorry for the loss. Losing a good fur baby is really hard. I still miss my Pookie all the time. Hugs.

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ICECUB 7/11/2014 7:39AM

    SP SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS. THEY ARE BEAUTIFUL CATS.

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LILYDOG11 7/11/2014 5:59AM

    So sorry for the loss of Buffer and Sammie. How fortunate that you were able to hold Buffer in his last moments. Very Sweet Blog.

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DESERTDREAMERS 7/11/2014 2:35AM

    So sorry for your loss. We know going into it that we'll probably outlive our pets, but it always hurts. emoticon

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I'm so sorry Patti for your loss of Buffer. I know how important our wonderful furbabies are and what a terrible loss it is. He was truly lucky to have such a great "mommie". I'm so happy that Buffer has Sammie to share his life with until you see him again in Heaven!
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SLIMMERJESSE 7/11/2014 1:16AM

    Such a sweet blog. Very sorry for your loss. Wow, 17 years! Amazing.

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CATHYGETSFIT 7/11/2014 1:02AM

    emoticon I know how you're feeling. I'm sorry for your loss, Patti! Thankfully they had a warm, loving home. I'm sure they will both be missed. emoticon

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SUSANELAINE1956 7/11/2014 12:59AM

    Awww, so sorry. I know you will miss him. emoticon

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TXGRANDMA 7/11/2014 12:35AM

    Awww! So sorry you lost them both, Patti! I know that they were members of the family and will be sorely missed! I am sure they had a great life of love and caring with you and your family..... emoticon

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I AM IN NEED OF SOME OF YOUR SPARK!

Thursday, July 03, 2014

I can't seem to find mine lately & I need some encouragement & support. There are 2 songs running through my head this last week. One is by Simon & Garfunkel.
"I'm empty & aching & I don't know why"
The other is the Gambler by Kenny Rogers
"You've got to know when to hold em, know when to fold em. Know when to walk away..."

I have been wanting to write this blog for over a week now but just have not have the strength or time. I am working 6 days a week, mostly nights & I am just burnt out. Don't get me wrong. For the most part, I enjoy my job but there have been days like like last Sunday where I nearly walked out & part of it is due to my own personal circumstances. Mary Ann, if you read this please do not let it be known to Larry's mother as I doubt he has told her the truth. Basically, the night after the trees fell on our house, my husband got fired, supposedly for Sexual Harassment. There has been an issue come up with his insurance & he wants me dropped from his policy so I am believing as also my son is, that his boss & him decided this was the best way to do it. He has produced no termination paperwork although I have asked him for it & he is making no effort to look for another job or get unemployment. Literally, he is doing nothing-I mean absolutely nothing! I am supporting the 3 of us on a minimum wage job. All he seems to want from me is to play around, excuse my bluntness. I am at my wits end & do not know what to do or where to turn. I am so pissed off when I get home at 11pm that there are dishes from the morning & the house is a total disaster. I am disheartened & I feel so betrayed.
Thank you for letting me vent. I know you are my true friends & I trust you all & love you with all my heart!
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BBONET 7/12/2014 4:56PM

    Really sorry to hear about all the hard times you are going through! emoticon emoticon My prayers and thoughts are with you but you need to sit with your DH and have a good heart to heart! You should not be the only one going through such an ordeal and burning yourself out! Take care! emoticon emoticon If you need to vent just do so!

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IMIN2GENES 7/11/2014 8:12PM

    Simply stated, this just sucks! Something does sound a little fishy though. Sending lots of happy thoughts and prayers your way!
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FLORIDASUN 7/11/2014 9:04AM

    With all you have gone through supporting your husband during his health scare this is just NOT right! If you get to the point where you can't support the two of THEM...maybe you should consider just supporting YOU!

I was married to a horrible man for 10 miserable years of my life...he did work but he was so controlling and overbearing I felt like I had two different personalities! I married at 17...so what the heck did I know? After I had a car accident and he was more interested in the damage to the car...then he was in the damage to me...I drew the line. I took my then 10 year old daughter and told him to pack his bags.

Only after this happened did I get the opportunity for happiness. I met my forever love (my husband of 36 years) and was able to have the life I DESERVED to live.

I know it's not an easy choice...but if you are treated so poorly it might be good to ponder how things would look if you just had you to worry about.

Hugs, hugs, and MORE hugs my sweet friend...I feel so sorry for your situation.

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GAILSMAILS 7/10/2014 10:18PM

    You are in my thoughts and prayers. You are an amazing woman that has accomplished so much! You deserve to be treated that way. May God give you strength and wisdom.
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JAZZEJR 7/10/2014 8:22PM

    So sorry you are feeling like the only sane one in your family, but are being punished for it. You have received some great advice from others here. Please act on it so things can get better. Dr. Phil says, "We teach people how to treat us." Don't accept this inconsiderate treatment in your home. You are not a doormat!

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KALISWALKER 7/8/2014 10:30PM

    emoticon emoticon Patti

You have way to much stress. I hope things are settling down and hubby and son are pitching in around home. You've had so much to deal with this year. I hope are getting better already. I care.



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REEDWEEB 7/8/2014 2:36PM

    emoticon emoticon emoticon Keep your chin up. You are such a hard worker and care giver. Do only what you can. The others SHOULD do their own dishes, laundry and such, especially when they are home making the mess. I have a brother-in-law and nephews who do this to my sister EVERY DAY! She milks cows morning and night and even has a full time job in the day, yet SHE is the one expected to clean up their messes. Do your part and leave theirs lay. Pretty soon they'll need clothes and dishes. As far as the job thing, holy cow, what does he expect! Really? No extra benefits to hubby until the whole household is on solid ground again. That might hurt a little! emoticon

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PEPPERMINT131 7/6/2014 5:55PM

    Patti,
No wonder. Losses are difficult...loss of trust...loss of insurance...loss of wages...

I am sending a hug and prayers your way.

You can't control another's action, nor do you want to.
Your response/reaction is under your control. What can you do?

Make you #1.
Take care of your health and your fitness.
You will need it as you go through this journey.
Your questions will be answered.
Decisions reached.
Whatever you decide, it will be the right decision for you.
Know that we are here for you.

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GOLFINMOMMA 7/4/2014 5:40PM

    Vent all you want! We really cannot do much for you but keep you in our hearts. Hope things improve. But I would be making them do the chores.
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I'm so praying for you and your family. That's a lot of major stuff with which you are dealing. I'm putting this all up into our Father's hands. I'm praying for support around you from the people who are "safe" in your life. Accused does not mean guilty automatically.

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GABIBEAR 7/4/2014 12:16AM

    I am so sorry to hear that you are going through such hard times rights now Patti. You are such a positive good person and you are in my thoughts and prayers. I also said the prayer for you that MyTurnNow2013 sent. There are many people here at Spark that love you and wish only the best for you!

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GRACEOMALLEY 7/4/2014 12:09AM

    Patti - Vent all you like. Sexuual harrasment is a serious charge and usually requires some type of hearing in large companies. In smaller businesses it could be claimed, but unless it is incredibly blatant and witnessed, there's still be some sort of hearing or at least a showing of proof. This sounds rather hinky to me.

You need to put you foot (or both feet) down and insist that if we are all living here AND I'm out working when you aren't, then your job just became keeping the house in order unless you are out interviewing for a new paying job.

You can survive this - but feel free to vent here whenever you need our support or just need to let off steam. emoticon


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SVELTEWARRIOR 7/3/2014 11:43PM

    I am so sorry to hear you are going through so much. GEMINISUE is right....if your husband was fired there is no insurance, especially for being fired for such a serious offense. I would also think there would be more of a stink about the sexual harassment, I think there would a hearing within the company or something.....in otherwords I think proof would be needed. I think you should tell your husband and son that since you are working and supporting them the least they could do is clean up after themselves. The most important thing for you to do is to take care of yourself. Since you don't have your Spark right now keep coming back here and lean on your Spark friends............ I am only a message away and I am willing to listen. emoticon I care.

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LASARRE 7/3/2014 6:10PM

    I am so sorry this is happening to you. I agree with some of the others that things don't seem right. If he was terminated for sexual harassment, there would be no insurance. I don't believe you can get terminated for misconduct and keep your benefits. Something isn't right and maybe you need to have a serious talk with him.

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CATHYGETSFIT 7/3/2014 5:55PM

    Linda, (GEMINISUE) gave you some good advice along with some others as well. I hope things get better for you soon! It's good to come here and vent. I'll be keeping you in my thoughts!

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ADRIENALINE 7/3/2014 5:41PM

    We all love you. It's bound to get better.

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MYTURNNOW2013 7/3/2014 3:33PM

    You have way too much stress on your plate. Adding prayers and positive thoughts for you. If the sexual harassment is proven to be true, you also have to decide if he will remain your husband. That decision in itself would add a tremendous amount of stress.

Dear Lord,

Please lift our sister Patty up in your arms and replenish her spirit to help her to find comfort and relief in your love.

In Jesus Name,
Amen

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MAGGIEVAN 7/3/2014 2:24PM

    Patti, I don't have words to describe how I feel after reading this. You are in my heart and prayers.

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ALICE_TENNIS 7/3/2014 11:12AM

    Vent all you want . . . it's part of what keeps life in balance.

Reaching out with prayers & encouragement & hope for you today!

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TXGRANDMA 7/3/2014 10:17AM

    Oh, Pattie...........No wonder you have "lost your spark!" There is too much stress in your life right now. I would have to wonder about a husband who wanted me dropped from his insurance! Aren't husbands supposed to be help mates for life? It is not right that since you are the only one working, all the housework is falling on you. Hubby and son should both have that all done before you ever get home.

I think some of this stress needs to be resolved, one way or the other, before you can concentrate completely on getting healthier. emoticon

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PCOH051610 7/3/2014 9:32AM

    Sending you big hugs! emoticon

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BE-THE-CHANGE 7/3/2014 8:54AM

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Do you have to file for unemployment in person in your state? In PA you can do it online. My DH was so upset when he got laid off that I did the application for him and wound up going online every two weeks to do the update and request payment.

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GEMINISUE 7/3/2014 8:29AM

    I know it's hard, but from what you wrote you may be pretty much on your own for awhile. Focus on, you since right now you need to be the strong one.

I don't understand you being dropped from his insurance. Doesn't being fired mean your no longer there and they don't pay his or your insurance, anymore. Has he filed for unemployment? Is he saying the accusations are false.

As far as you, let him know he needs to keep the house up and if your son is old enough give him a chore or two, it's summer.

You can probably apply for food stamps, you need to stay healthy. Plan your meals, exercise if only ten minutes at a time. and remember the song.

I WILL SURVIVE! it helped me so much when I was left alone with three small children, and he did NOT pay child support. I did it and my three children are grown up and one owns a business, one makes enough money to take care of herself, bought a home and a car and raise 2 children. The third is raising a special needs child, but she is doing fine emotionally and doing a great job tending to her child's needs.

Women are Strong, We can do this!

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ROXYZMOM 7/3/2014 8:23AM

    Sexual Harassment is a very serious charge. This doesn't make sense.
You are right - something isn't right.

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TWEETYKC00 7/3/2014 7:54AM

    Sending major hugs and some spark your way.

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ICECUB 7/3/2014 7:51AM

    I am so sorry this happening to you. keep in there. i'll keep you in my prayers

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WAY2GOCAT 7/3/2014 7:25AM

    I'm so, so sorry you're having such a hard time. emoticon I'm praying for you Patti! Jesus is the way maker when there seems to be no way! God bless you, Honey!
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RASPBERRY56 7/3/2014 5:36AM

    No wonder you're lacking in spark - it truly $#!@#s what harm the actions of OTHER PEOPLE can do!

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MOLLIEJEAN2 7/3/2014 5:25AM

    emoticon emoticon , know we are here for you.

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KATHARINA01 7/3/2014 2:42AM

    I'm sorry that you are having such a hard time, but I'm sure you will find your spark again and things will get easier. emoticon

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ZRIE014 7/3/2014 2:33AM

  keep it up and have a good day

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HAVING A REST DAY!

Saturday, June 21, 2014

I have been off the last 3 days but today has been by far the most relaxing. I have everything done & ready to start on another torturous week-lol! I have to go in at 7 am tomorrow so I plan on going to bed very early tonight!
We managed to get all the storm clean up done. We ended up losing 4 trees in the front out of 6. We lost a LOT of shade-lol! But at least we do not have much to worry about any future trees coming down. I am just thankful my son Randy was not hurt. Traumatized yes, hurt no-lol! Things are finally settling down now.
I have signed up for the Summer 5% Challenge & I am a Teddy Bear again. I have gained back 4 of the pounds I lost so I at least have something to shoot for-lol!
Love & Hugs to you all!
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VTORIA3 6/25/2014 5:53AM

    Glad everyone is ok from recent storm activity. Goodness.....a real reminder of what is important in this life.

Your Teddy Bear team is doing great! My team, Champions in the Kitchen is still trying to get to Rio. Maybe today. No matter, it's fun and it is keeping me focused on my weight loss goals. Just what I needed.

Have a terrific Wednesday!


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BECKYLIZ 6/22/2014 11:05AM

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ICECUB 6/22/2014 10:01AM

    GLAD NOONE WAS HURT. IT COULD HAVE BEEN WORSE. emoticon

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ROXYZMOM 6/22/2014 8:01AM

    So glad to hear you are all okay. I hope your week goes well.

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ZELLAZM 6/22/2014 7:49AM

    Enjoy your rest - it's important! I know because I'm suffering due to lack of it! But things should settle down for me in the next couple of weeks. Hope the challenge gets off to a good start for you - I'm a Firecracker this round again but rooting for all the 5%ers!

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GABIBEAR 6/22/2014 2:52AM

    Hi Patti,

Glad to hear that you had a few days of rest!!! Good luck with your Challenge!!! emoticon

Have an awesome Sunday and wonderful week ahead!

Gabi
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C2BFIT 6/22/2014 2:52AM

    emoticon You have an awesome attitude toward life. Rest well . . .

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LYNCHD05 6/22/2014 12:49AM

    After all that work you deserve the rest. You will handle the four pounds!!!

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SVELTEWARRIOR 6/21/2014 11:00PM

    Have a great nights sleep. I am glad you are recovered from the storm.

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KALISWALKER 6/21/2014 10:08PM

    Glad to hear you have recovered from the storm.

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MYTURNNOW2013 6/21/2014 9:44PM

    You will have a lot less leaves to rake. I am in the challenge to...determined daisy team.

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CATTUTT 6/21/2014 9:14PM

    Hope you get a great night's sleep tonight!

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MY EXCUSE FOR BEING MIA-LOL!

Thursday, June 12, 2014

We had a storm come through with 80 mph straight winds & this was the result-lol!








We finally have our power on & I did a lot of clean up today. My son Randy was home at the time & he heard the transformer blow & ran to the front door just as the trees fell. I thank God because that was right over his bedroom. Everyone is Ok. I even got interviewed by the local news channel at 7:45 the next morning. Thank you so much for waking me up. At least I had jammies on-lol! Funny but, they left out the good parts that I said. Yes it has been an experience I was dreading but at least now we have 4 trees less to fall on us-lol!
Love & Hugs to you all!
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PCOH051610 7/3/2014 9:33AM

    So glad to hear you weren't hurt! emoticon

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ZELLAZM 6/14/2014 6:21AM

    Close one! Thanking God that you are OK!

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LILYDOG11 6/13/2014 3:11PM

    Glad your family is fine. Hope you can get the trees cleaned up without too much problems ?!?!

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GINILEE4 6/13/2014 1:58PM

   

That IS a GOOD excuse!!! LOL I am so glad no one was hurt. Hope you get all your repairs and cleanup done but it looks like a LOT. Good Luck,


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MYTURNNOW2013 6/13/2014 12:56PM

    Wow! Thank goodness everyone is all right!

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CATTUTT 6/13/2014 11:54AM

    Yikes! I'm glad you and your family are okay and you have power again. Looks like that was a pretty scary mess!

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ALICE_TENNIS 6/13/2014 11:23AM

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REEDWEEB 6/13/2014 9:23AM

    Happy to hear everyone is ok. Lots of work to clean up that mess. Minutes to log!! But seriously, thank God you guys are ok. emoticon

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BECKYLIZ 6/13/2014 8:58AM

    Glad that you & your family didn't get hurt. emoticon emoticon

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MENNOLY 6/13/2014 8:45AM

    Glad everyone is OK. Good luck cleaning up all that.

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WILSONWR 6/13/2014 8:32AM

    That is a little too much excitement! I'm glad everyone is ok, but there sure is going to be a lot of work cleaning up that mess!

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ICECUB 6/13/2014 7:57AM

    GLAD YOU ARE SAFE. LESS TREES TO CUT DOWN.

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TWEETYKC00 6/13/2014 7:15AM

    I'm glad you are all ok.

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WILLOW49 6/13/2014 1:51AM

    So glad that everyone is okay! 4 trees is a lot!

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DJ4HEALTH 6/13/2014 1:47AM

    Wow that is allot of trees and so glad that no one was hurt and now you have more room to walk too. emoticon

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GABIBEAR 6/13/2014 12:45AM

    Wow, I am so glad that no one was hurt! We are always afraid of a couple of our trees coming down over the house! Was there any damage to your house? Glad that your power is back!!!

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C2BFIT 6/12/2014 11:16PM

    Oh my Goodness!!! I'm so glad you all are alive & not hurt. Wow! You will be busy for a while cleaning up. Thanks for letting us know.

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GOLFINMOMMA 6/12/2014 10:25PM

    What a mess! Glad everyone is safe. Hope there was not too much damage to your home.

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SARAHL817 6/12/2014 10:15PM

    Wow! I'm glad everyone's okay and that you're power's back.
And I love your positive outlook!

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