Feb. 12, 2019


by David Troupe (author's profile)


February 3, 2019

I now have three cars.

1) Toyota (needs an engine swap and I have the engine)
2) Mercury 1998
3) Honda Civic 1999 (being sold as a flip)

I have a $28 hour job set up at the Iron Workers Association (four year apprenticeship).

I just got donated a bunch of used and new parts, saving me $500-$700.

I've been working out again and have gained 15 lbs. Lost the little bit of weight on my waist and I'm feeling good. I have a ways to go, but I feel good with my shirt off so I'm going in the right direction.

All in all, I'm going home in 11 months and I'm doing better. I'm ready for this thing called freedom!



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katster Posted 4 years, 4 months ago. ✓ Mailed 4 years, 3 months ago   Favorite
Hi David! It's Kathy Sterling. I had it written on my calendar that you turn 40 today. I also see that you are supposed to be released at the end of this year!! Wow!

I know this has been an incredibly difficult and long season for you. I hope you will be able to take any good that has come from your self-exploration. And I hope you can leave all the bad behind you that has occurred over these many years.

It sounds like you have some great things lined up including a job. That's fantastic! Please take advantage of all the helpful organizations out there including your transition to freedom.

I am praying for you.


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