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Day 53, 365 Days of Transforming Dawn

Monday, September 29, 2014

Today has been a pretty fair day. The pain has not changed, except maybe to be worse... however, I got a steroid shot in the hip & my doctor has placed me on another round of steroids to help. She pulled me from the pool for a week, I'll have to be back Friday night, but that's close enough. I got a flu shot. I had a lot of blood work done. We discussed my food plan & weight loss at great lengths. She still believes that I am on the right track & advised me to stay the course. We did discuss weight loss surgery AND weight loss pills & both agreed that these are not solutions for me. She agreed that I should not have to go back to see the orthopedist until I have lost the 50 pounds he wants me to lose. No sense in putting myself through the abuse. She agrees that the new brace is what has set off my sciatic nerve. I need the brace. We are hoping that the steroids will help with the back pain. I can barely walk without screaming or crying or both. Last night my husband literally had to help roll me over as I couldn't do it myself. I ended up having to sleep in a sitting position because that was the only way that I was not in pain. The doctor thinks that I should leave my caloric range alone and just keep the faith. SIGH. She also reminded me that stress & depression can hurt weight loss and advised me to "let it go". HMMM. That sounds familiar. SOooooooooooooooo, no exercise for me today other than some strength work with my hand weights. Tomorrow I'll try to do some cardio but am hurting so badly today that there is NO WAY that I would be able to do anything. Thanks for being here for me & for listening to my ravings. One day at a time. I am trusting that God will help me as long as I continue to help myself.... well truthfully, even if I don't... but I WILL. Bright blessings to all. Time to watch some shows with DH & do some more crocheting.

365 Days of Transforming Dawn... Daily Goals:
Mornings:

Daily Bible study plan: emoticon

Daily 3 positives about Dawn: emoticon
1) I trust my doctor & tell her everything 2) I keep my promises 3) I'm resilient.

Daily Positive Quote: emoticon "Never let a win go to your head, or a loss go to your heart." -Anonymous

Daily FOR TODAY reading: emoticon The main thought is that if it were not for yesterday's teachings, I would never have learned what I know today. We NEED our past to find our future. The important part is to embrace happiness & live for today...without worry, shame & regret.

Ongoing:

Daily Food tracker: emoticon 1515 calories/below range, 9net carbs
50%fat, 47%protein, 3% carbs

Daily Fitness tracker: emoticon 0 cardio mins, 30 strength mins

Daily work on Crafts: emoticon started green afghan for grandson

Daily Phone call: emoticon Selda & Linda

Daily Random Act of Kindness: emoticon

Evenings:

Daily Gratitude Journal: emoticon
Daily Blessing Jar: emoticon
Daily encourage a SPARK FRIEND: emoticon sent goodies
Daily BLOG: emoticon Here I am!

  
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ROSAMARCELLE 9/30/2014 5:48PM

    I am so sorry you are in so much pain and hope that you'll find some relief soon. emoticon

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    So sorry that you have so much pain, but glad you went to see your doctor, she sure seems to be very caring. emoticon

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DIASTER 9/30/2014 2:02PM

  What a fantastic Dr. you have. She really cares, wow. Lots of prayers are coming your way, so sorry about all that pain. Sounds like you need some real rest. Bless you.

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DAISYBELLEKIA 9/30/2014 1:54PM

    Dawn, I am so sorry to read that you are dealing with so much pain. You are in my prayers! Hang in there, you are a great encouragement to me and an example that the journey to better health isn't just about weight loss, it's about a new way of life.

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BRENDA1946 9/30/2014 8:05AM

    Dawn, I am very sorry about your pain. You are so encouraging and such an inspiration. I would like to pattern my daily list after your's. Each item is a very constructive action helping, not only yourself, but others. Bless you, My Friend, and do not become discouraged. Your ability to stay the course, is amazing. God Bless.

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DONNA_VT 9/30/2014 7:44AM

    It is a new day and I hope the pain has subsided. Thank goodness for a doctor who cares . . . .I hope she is right. At least you don't have to keep going back to the ortho doctor until you are ready and I know that will be soon.

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WISLNDR 9/30/2014 6:08AM

    What a blessing to have a doctor who has time to listen and care about you. I'm so sorry that the pain hasn't gone away yet, I hope the steroid shot gives you some relief very soon!

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EDLEAR 9/30/2014 2:28AM

    I'm sorry that you're having all this pain, I too hope that the steroids will take the edge off it at least. emoticon

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MT-MOONCHASER 9/29/2014 10:57PM

    Try not to be discouraged.

Remember, medications can slow, stall, or reverse a weight loss.

Listen to your doctor, it sounds like you've got a gem there. So many doctors give little or no guidance with weight loss plans, they just tell you to lose...

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I hope your week improves greatly.

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AUNTALICE2 9/29/2014 10:27PM

    I am so sorry my friend that you are having such pain. But you do not give up and I am proud of you! It would be so easy with the difficulties you have been having. I want to give you a big hug!! love you!! emoticon

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KNEEMAKER 9/29/2014 10:26PM

  Awesome! Dawn is dawning and becoming very inspiring to the rest of us. You just have to keep on keeping on! emoticon

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REALTYLADYLISA 9/29/2014 10:19PM

    I am so sorry you are in so much pain today Dawn! I hope the steroids take hold and make a real difference for you in the next day or two....in spite of it all, I still hear a positive attitude holding on in the midst of the struggle and pain...God is good and He WILL make a way for you...Just keep on keeping on my friend! Blessings to you, and I pray you will get a GOOD night's sleep!

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ALICEART2010 9/29/2014 9:41PM

    You got a lot accomplished!

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Days 51&52 , 365 Days of Transforming Dawn

Sunday, September 28, 2014

This is a two day blog. I am so sorry that I didn't get anything posted yesterday but it has been a busy two days AND I have been in a LOT of pain. I'm sitting at my desk now & am going to try to catch you up. I promise you that I have been keeping up with my program of TRANSFORMING DAWN and that I have been exercising as much as possible & eating properly. I admit that I have been very upset about gaining weight this week. Even 3 pounds is HUGE to my way of thinking. I am doing everything that I can lose weight and yet I have either stayed the same or now gained. The 3 pounds that I lost in August have now been canceled out.
I have been wondering what to do. You may think that this is silly but I think that it is simple. I PRAYED. I'm hometeaching my grandson & granddaughter. This week in his reading, we read a story about a young boy who was asked to take care of a dog, WALLACE. The boy was very scared of walking the dog because he had been bitten by a dog several years before. When he didn't know what else to do, he prayed for God to lift the fear & to be able to take on the task that he had been assigned. In the end, he not only took care of the dog but discovered that he enjoyed it. When I think about my plateau and GAINING weight, I AM AFRAID! I think about the times in the past (too many of them) when I have lost weight only to GAIN it all back & then some. I AM AFRAID that I am going to fail. I AM AFRAID that I can NOT lose the rest of the weight, reach my goals and be healthy. So... what else is there to do? I am tracking my food & fitness. I weigh everything that I eat & drink. I am working a ketogenic food plan. I exercise daily both cardio & strength. I drink lots of water. I spark daily. I am doing all the right things.. all the things in MY POWER. That's just it, isn't it. In reality, I am POWERLESS. I can do all the right things but my body's metabolism & weight loss is really in God's hands after all that. When we have done everything in OUR power... the thing to do is to TURN IT OVER TO GOD. In 12-step meetings they tell us to Let Go, Let God. In church we are told to HAVE FAITH. With all my heart I believe in miracles. I believe that GOD can do anything. I believe in the POWER of PRAYER. So, Today, I prayed that God will make my body work properly & I agreed to continue to do my part by doing all the right things. God is in charge. My job is to trust the process & take the correct steps to continue to move forward on my transformation process. PRAYER is powerful. PRAYER is the answer to all my problems today.
So, what have I been up to this weekend?
Saturday, I got up early & took my son & my husband to work. Then I headed straight to the Y and began teaching classes at 8am. I taught a private lesson to two wonderful little girls. Then it was time for my regular preschool swim lessons. At 11am I switched over to the big pool (preschool is taught in the therapy/heated pool) and taught a class of Deep Water aerobics. Then it was change & rush off to pick up Paul (DH) from work. We stopped & had lunch together before I dropped him a the house, got my DIL to drop me back to the Y so that she could go & pick up my son at 3pm. I had a new Adult Swim class at 2:30 & then another private lesson at 3:30pm. Headed back home & did some crocheting to finish my purple afghan (the one for my eldest granddaughter, Savannah). I also went through my winter clothes & found some hoodies to wear since it's getting colder. I also cleaned my room & did some serious organizing. DH & I watched some tv & then went to bed. I admit that I didn't sleep well last night. However, in the end I got 9 hours of interupted sleep...this pain is waking me up as well as making it excruciating to walk...oh well, the beat goes on.
Sunday, I got up & went to church. I taught children's church this morning. 3 of my grandchildren & Sarah/James were at church. I always like that. After the church service I headed straight to work. I taught an adult swim lesson at 1pm, then 3 private swim lessons until 4:30pm. Then it was time to get dressed & head over to church where I met 3 of my grandchildren for food & then the movie GOD'S NOT DEAD. It was AWESOME. If you have not seen it yet, take the time to rent it or go see it. It is wonderful. My grandchildren ALL loved it. I was really happy that we got to see it together. I had a couple of friends come as well. That was nice. After the movie, I got some gas for the van, dropped the granddaughters to their house & then Kaydon & I came on home. We brought left overs so that the family at home got to eat too. Since being home I've been sparking along. I typed up my Lovely Limes Newsletter & have gotten as many spark notes as I could. I am also watching my favorite Sunday night shows. WOW... I have found that I really enjoy the new Madame Secretary...Good Wife was wonderful & now DH & I are watching the premiere episode of CSI.
So, why am I hurting so badly? I'm not really sure. It appears to be my sciatic nerve. Since I have been wearing the new leg brace that was given to me, my back has been hurting BADLY. Every step that I take feels as if someone is stabbing me in the upper left buttocks with a butcher knife into my hip. It makes me cry out. It is making me cry. At first, Friday night, the pool seemed to help it. NOW, even the pool is not helping. NOTHING is helping. Every time I turn over in the bed it is excruciating. Walking hurts, sitting hurts, laying hurts... it hurts. UGH. So my friends, I have been sure to put "pain relief" into my prayers as well as the body metabolism issues.
So... here I am. All caught up.
What are my thoughts to share with you tonight. DO NOT GIVE UP. DO NOT GIVE IN. TRUST THE PROCESS. Use the trackers. Work a food plan. EXERCISE. DO all the right things and just be patient. There will be plateaus. There will be gains. But there will also be losses. For all the steps backwards, there will ALWAYS be steps forward, as long as you keep on trying. Stay true to yourself. YOU ARE WORTH IT! SPARK ON my friend.
Now, time for bed. I have a doctor's appointment tomorrow and I am going to talk to her about all my fears, & about all my pain. Hopefully she'll have some answers that I don't have. Bright blessings to you all.

365 Days of Transforming Dawn... Daily Goals:
Mornings:

Daily Bible study plan: emoticon emoticon

Daily 3 positives about Dawn: emoticon emoticon
1)I have a great new haircut 2)I am good at children's sermons 3)I love deeply 4)I am a good mother 5)I have a good memory 6)I sing with heart

Daily Positive Quote: emoticon emoticon
"Let choice whisper in your ear and love murmur in your heart. Be ready. Here comes life." -Maya Angelou
"Today's is yesterday's pupil." Thomas Fuller

Daily FOR TODAY reading: emoticon emoticon
9/27- I want to be free of old patterns that stifle growth. I treat myself to the pleasure of admitting ignorance and the fun of asking questions.
9/28- I no longer evade experience or try to create it out of fantasy. I willingly undergo what life puts before me.

Ongoing:

Daily Food tracker: emoticon emoticon
9/27: calories within range, net carbs 38, 59% fat, 32% pro, 10% carb
9/28: calories below range, net carbs 40, 66% fat, 21% pro, 13% carb

Daily Fitness tracker: emoticon emoticon
9/27: cardio 360 mins, strength 30 mins
9/28: cardio 210 mins, strength 30 mins

Daily work on Crafts: emoticon emoticon
9/27: finished the purple afghan for Savannah
9/28: I have NOT had time to do anything but have pull out the yarn for my next project. An afghan for my grandson in shades of solid greens.

Daily Phone call: emoticon emoticon
9/27: Linda 9/28: Selda
Daily Random Act of Kindness: emoticon emoticon

Evenings:

Daily Gratitude Journal: emoticon emoticon
Daily Blessing Jar: emoticon emoticon
Daily encourage a SPARK FRIEND: emoticon emoticon sent out goodies
Daily BLOG: emoticon Here I am... finally.

  
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BRE2003SB 9/29/2014 9:10PM

    I'm praying for you. emoticon

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REALTYLADYLISA 9/29/2014 2:13PM

    Dawn, I have had sciatica in the past, and the only thing that ever has helped has been the chiropractor...And much faster than other traditional therapies for that kind of pain...I will be praying for quick relief!!!

Glad you are looking to prayer when you feel "road-blocked" in the weight loss. He IS our strong tower AND our might Physician! One of my other groups had us working this week on "Focusing on God in All Things". Just thought to share with you my notes that I had written as I was responding to the post introducing the week's focus:

I was immediately reminded of Matt 6:33, and through that, God brought me through the following understanding or revelation...I have to admit I had never looked at it this way...

Matthew 6:33 "But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you".....What things? Going back and looking in context, verses 31-32 say: "Therefore take no thought, saying, What shall we eat? or, What shall we drink? or, Wherewithal shall we be clothed? (For after all these things do the Gentiles seek:) for your heavenly Father knoweth that ye have need of all these things."

I think this is especially poignant for us...to come to a place where we TAKE NO THOUGHT about "what shall we eat"! To not even be concerned about it! How? By seeking the KINGDOM of God... So, I was thinking about how to best "seek the Kingdom of God"...

Romans 14:17 says "For the kingdom of God is NOT meat and drink; but righteousness, and peace, and joy in the Holy Ghost."

Wow, right back to food! The kingdom is not meat and drink...so taking NO THOUGHT about what we eat and drink, because the kingdom of God is NOT those things!

So if we would put RIGHTEOUSNESS, and PEACE, and JOY IN THE HOLY GHOST in front of everything else, God will bring us to the place where we do not need to worry about what we shall eat. In the past, I always thought this was talking about God PROVIDING us what we need to eat each day (our daily bread) or having enough, but now I am beginning to think this is not just about "provision", but that we will not have to "worry" about WHAT we shall eat...what's healthy, what's not (low-carb vs low fat, calories, etc. etc. etc.) ...we will not have to make our "diet" such an over-riding concern in our lives....

What peace there is in Him! Okay, I just got myself blessed and instructed...hope this is a blessing to you guys as well!! Have a wonderful evening!

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BIBS4664 9/29/2014 12:28PM

    In your words Dawn, "I prayed" Blessings. Our bodies give us messages I believe.


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BARBARAROSE54 9/29/2014 8:34AM

    you need to have the brace checked out, it could be the cause of all your pain.
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BE-THE-CHANGE 9/29/2014 8:09AM

    Please talk to your doctor about your pain. It sounds like the brace is irritating your sciatic nerve somehow. Maybe the fit needs to be adjusted.
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DONNA_VT 9/29/2014 7:38AM

    Oh my . . . Good Luck at the Doctor's today. I think I might have ditched the leg brace if I thought it was causing the pain. Need some pics when you get a chance of the purple afghan . . . my favorite color

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WISHICOULDFLY 9/29/2014 6:39AM

    Sending emoticon and prayers Dawn.

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WISLNDR 9/29/2014 5:45AM

    emoticon You've faced your fears with a plan and put your trust in God, what more is there? You are doing such a great job with every passing day and I hope today you get some more answers regarding managing your pain.

Hang in there, friend!

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CALAMITIE 9/29/2014 12:34AM

  Oh my you are such a busy person. I wish I had a pool anywhere near me to take classes in. As for you buttock and leg pain...there are some simple physical therapy exercises I've used in the past. One of them has you lie on a bed and put a rolled up town under the small of your back and just raise your legs up one at a time a little bit. I don't know why this feels so good. Also the worst thing you can do when your sciatic nerve is vacuum so don't do that. Have someone else do that job.

There might be a physical therapist at your pool. Ask them about some simple exercises to help relieve that pressure.

Keep up the great work for yourself and your wonderful family.

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Day 50, 365 Days of Transforming Dawn

Friday, September 26, 2014

Today has been a pretty good day. I got in 180 minutes of cardio & did 30 minutes of strength. I am really enjoying the Gold & Silver ITC's for Week 3 of our Biggest Loser Challenge. I finished the afghan that I've been working on. I guess I'll start the next one at some point tomorrow. Now I'm tired & need to go to bed. Tonight I had 3 new adult swim students. Tomorrow will be a long day. I'm tired just thinking about it. Bright blessings to you all. Thanks for taking the journey with me.

365 Days of Transforming Dawn... Daily Goals:
Mornings:

Daily Bible study plan: emoticon

Daily 3 positives about Dawn: emoticon
1) I'm good in an emergency 2) I present a great children's church
3) I'm a good writer

Daily Positive Quote: emoticon "The main thing in one's own private world is to try to laugh as much as you cry." -Maya Angelou

Daily FOR TODAY reading: emoticon This reminds us that there are no limits to recovery. Abstinence & weight loss are just the beginning.

Ongoing:

Daily Food tracker: emoticon calories w/in range, net carbs 25,
71%, 23%, 5%
Daily Fitness tracker: emoticon 180 cardio & 30 strength mins
Daily work on Crafts: emoticon finished Savannah's afghan
Daily Phone call: emoticon Paula
Daily Random Act of Kindness: emoticon

Evenings:

Daily Gratitude Journal: emoticon
Daily Blessing Jar: emoticon
Daily encourage a SPARK FRIEND: emoticon
Daily BLOG: emoticon Here I am!

  
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THEVOW2013 9/27/2014 8:38PM

    Great Job! emoticon

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DONNA_VT 9/27/2014 7:58PM

    You are a crocheting machine! Rest up and be well.

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REALTYLADYLISA 9/27/2014 2:54PM

    Keep on keeping on! Your journey reminds me to do the same..

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WISLNDR 9/27/2014 7:33AM

    Wow, another afghan completed!! emoticon

Have a great day today, full of fun and energy!!

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EDLEAR 9/27/2014 2:01AM

    Wow, that's a whole lot of exercising! It's no wonder that you're tired. I hope that you get enough sleep tonight. emoticon

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KNEEMAKER 9/27/2014 12:15AM

  Totally awesome Dawn! Keep on keeping on this Fabulous Friday! emoticon

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Day 49, 365 Days of Transforming Dawn

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Today has been long. Driving, teaching water aerobics, teaching homeschool, crocheting, visiting on the phone...nice lunch with DH. I'm beyond tired & my brain is actually fuzzy. Almost 6 hours of homeschooling... truly my brain is fried. I'm beyond tired. I haven't even had to tv on at all. Time for bed. I'm pooped. I posted a 2.8 pound GAIN this week. I'm frustrated, depressed & angry at myself over that. Letting it go & moving forward to the new week is the only answer there. Bright blessings to you all.

365 Days of Transforming Dawn... Daily Goals:
Mornings:

Daily Bible study plan: emoticon

Daily 3 positives about Dawn: emoticon
1) I can teach 2) I can learn 3) I honestly & completely LOVE people

Daily Positive Quote: emoticon "Patience and diligence, like faith, remove mountains." -William Penn

Daily FOR TODAY reading: emoticon Basically the message for today is God's Time not My Time.... learning to BE in the present & not worry about the past or the future.

Ongoing:

Daily Food tracker: emoticoncalories HIGH, net carbs 6,
73%fat, 27% protein, 0% carbs
Daily Fitness tracker: emoticon 219 cardio, 30 strength mins
Daily work on Crafts: emoticon crocheting as much as possible
Daily Phone call: emoticon Linda H, Selda S, Melissa G
Daily Random Act of Kindness: emoticon

Evenings:

Daily Gratitude Journal: emoticon
Daily Blessing Jar: emoticon
Daily encourage a SPARK FRIEND: emoticon sent out goodies
Daily BLOG: emoticon Here I AM!

  
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BIBS4664 9/26/2014 5:19PM

    "Let it go"""....as our Frozen friends would say....and sparklers too!!! Bless you and all that you do with such Grace.

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AUNTALICE2 9/26/2014 10:42AM

    It is hard to have a weight gain, especially when you have been doing everything you need to do. But your positive attitude will re-surface and you will be on track for next week. It is just one blip in your journey. You go girl!! I am cheering for you!! love you! emoticon

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REALTYLADYLISA 9/26/2014 10:20AM

    Okay, let's let go of frustration, depression and anger...they do not belong to you! They are just the emotions the enemy puts on us to try to keep us down and they are are not the truth of who you are! You are a victorious child of the Living God! This one week does not define you or your successes! In fact, as you get over this cold and your energy returns, I bet you will just FLUSH out a bunch of stuff...just push up your water intake and watch your body work! Bless you my dear friend!

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BRE2003SB 9/26/2014 10:06AM

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BARBARAROSE54 9/26/2014 9:49AM

    let go of the stress, I'm sure it's affecting weight. emoticon

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BE-THE-CHANGE 9/26/2014 8:15AM

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DONNA_VT 9/26/2014 7:43AM

    emoticon Stress and lack of sleep can inhibit weight loss. Maybe there are still some things you can do to give you more time, less stress and more sleep. I am rooting for a better week next. Come to think of it that cold you have been nursing might not have help you this week either.

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WISHICOULDFLY 9/26/2014 6:07AM

    Maybe your body needs more sleep? emoticon

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WISLNDR 9/26/2014 4:48AM

    Darn scale! emoticon You deserve better. emoticon

It's a new day, filled with new opportunities; I know you'll make the most of every minute today!!

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EDLEAR 9/26/2014 3:23AM

    Sleep is what you need right now. Tomorrow is another day . emoticon

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MT-MOONCHASER 9/26/2014 12:08AM

    I know a gain is not what you are looking for, but maybe it can be explained in your comment that you are beyond tired... Sometimes our bodies reward us for our over-commitment by hanging onto weight or by storing water. Don't forget you have just recovered (or are just recovering) from a sickness, also. That is another stress for your body. I'm betting that next week will show a different result.

Hang in there and try to take it a little easier.

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KNEEMAKER 9/25/2014 11:08PM

  Awesome! Dawn is definitely dawning. You are well on your way. The winner in you is showing in your blog and you are becoming very inspiring. Thanks for sharing Dawn. Let's keep on keeping on! emoticon

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Day 48, 365 Days of Transforming Dawn

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Today has been a good day. Lots of crocheting. Taking care of Dawn, resting & wearing my brace. Fun with Home school. Did some sparking. Lot's of bible reading today. Still struggling with the OT but loving the messages overall. Good solid family time. Enjoyed watching some tv on my PHONE. Can you believe that the time has come that you can watch tv you miss on your phone? I feel like George & Jane Jetson. LOL Here's hoping that you are all well. It's raining & cool here. Good sleeping weather. Time for me to go to bed. Bright blessings to you all. TOMORROW IS WEIGH DAY!!!GO LOVELY LIMES!

365 Days of Transforming Dawn... Daily Goals:
Mornings:

Daily Bible study plan: emoticon

Daily 3 positives about Dawn: emoticon 1) willing to look for the positives even when feeling negative 2) willing to do what is right even when I don't feel like doing it 3) willing to keep on moving forward when all I want to do is sit down & give up.

Daily Positive Quote: emoticon "So do not throw away your confidence; it will be richly rewarded. You need to persevere so that when you have done the will of God, you will receive what he has promised." -Hebrews 10:35-36

Daily FOR TODAY reading: emoticon The reading today basically reminds us that we who are working a solid program & finding recovery (especially from compulsive overeating) have a responsibility to share our experience, strength & hope with others... basically, Pay it Forward!

Ongoing:

Daily Food tracker: emoticon calories in range, net carbs 18 (73%/23%/4%)
Daily Fitness tracker: emoticon none
Daily work on Crafts: emoticon crocheting like mad, on the last color
Daily Phone call: emoticon Sarah
Daily Random Act of Kindness: emoticon

Evenings:

Daily Gratitude Journal: emoticon
Daily Blessing Jar: emoticon
Daily encourage a SPARK FRIEND: emoticon sent out goodies
Daily BLOG: emoticon Here I am!

  
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AUNTALICE2 9/25/2014 9:13PM

    Love to read the positive things you find about yourself. Makes me think positive too! emoticon

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BIBS4664 9/25/2014 5:07PM

    Positive positively!!! Gi Dawn.

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ROSAMARCELLE 9/25/2014 3:57PM

    emoticon Glad you're finding time for yourself. emoticon

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WISHICOULDFLY 9/25/2014 1:01PM

    George and Jane Jetson - you crack me up! emoticon

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BE-THE-CHANGE 9/25/2014 7:56AM

    I love the idea of paying it forward.

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DONNA_VT 9/25/2014 7:55AM

    How's the cold doing? Good Luck on the weigh in today

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WISLNDR 9/25/2014 5:51AM

    I liked your Positive Quote today! I'm glad your day was a good one and I hope today is wonderful too!!

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LJCANNON 9/24/2014 11:40PM

    emoticonSounds like a Good, Successful Day!!

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LJCANNON 9/24/2014 11:39PM

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