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Thursday, 1/31/13

Thursday, January 31, 2013




I made it to the gym this morning and I got a decent workout accomplished even though I couldn't get to a couple machines that I'd planned on. The place was pretty busy this morning.

The school day came after breakfast and am thankful it went much quicker today. After lunch I left the kids home and headed out to run a few errands. Wasn't long and I was so tired all I could do was take a nap. Then I took Maegann to Bible study. She was so excited to finally get started with this group and she had a wonderful time. She said Miss Ivy even cried when she asked if she was to be grateful when she is bullied by kids at church. (They were studying gratefulness.) Made Orange Chicken with Jasmine Rice for dinner and then I had the hubby help get IMAP set up with my email so it would sync better with my phone and Kindle. Now we're watching Dick Van Dyke before the kids head to bed.

Good news! The spending plan is done for for Isaac's gov't money! Now it is on its way to our caseworker for final approval and then we can begin hiring people to work with him and to buy some sensory equipment that he needs. Feels so good finally being at this point after a year!

Tomorrow.... I think I will head to the gym again since I've missed so many days. Will do school with the kids and then nothing else planned until evening when Jenn comes for dinner and games.



NIGHT SNACKING CHALLENGE - DAY 31
One night to go and I've made it through my month with only 3 evenings that were not as planned! Whoo Hoo!

Tomorrow I will begin my February challenge and I am 99% sure I'm going to tackle weighing and measuring.



For we who have believed (adhered to and trusted in and relied on God) do enter that rest, in accordance with His declaration that those [who did not believe] should not enter when He said, As I swore in My wrath, They shall not enter My rest; and this He said although [His] works had been completed and prepared [and waiting for all who would believe] from the foundation of the world. (Hebrews 4:3)

Trust in Him. If you are worrying about your problems, give your brain a break! Go do something and get yourself off your mind. Show God that you trust Him by turning your problems over to Him so that He can care for you and you can enter His rest.

(Joyce Meyer "Trusting God Day by Day")
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KTTAYLOR21 2/1/2013 1:18PM

    Great blog. I have come to realize that as long as you are trying to solve your own problems your way, God can not do His work. Give it to God, and be patient.

Have a great day Janet!

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BLESSED2BEME 2/1/2013 11:06AM

    Great day for you! Awesome job on your nightly snacking all month too!

Hurray for both your kids as well!

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EBEAMS 2/1/2013 9:59AM

    Hip hip hurray for the $$$ issue being completed! I can only imagine what a huge relief that is! And your sweet daughter ... sigh ... God bless her. It is so sad when the pain in a Christian setting is no different than out of it. It's so difficult to walk through these things with our children. The desire to "fix" is so overwhelming. You have my prayers as you and she continue through the process of working it out in her heart. Obviously it is still hurting her. emoticon Congrats on the work out! Keep it up!

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TINATC26 2/1/2013 9:24AM

    Good news all around! So glad you got to the gym, so thrilled that Maegann had a positive experience at Bible study, so glad your spending plan is in place and Isaac will be getting more help, so glad you have done so well with your night time eating!!

I love the last paragraph from Joyce Meyer..giving it to God does mean trusting Him..

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1HAPPYSPIRIT 2/1/2013 8:45AM

    Wonderful blog, Janet! I'm thrilled to hear that Isaac will be getting the help and assistance he needs-----a blessing!!!

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SWAYDE 2/1/2013 8:43AM

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DOROTHYBERO 2/1/2013 8:28AM

    So very happy that bible study was a success. Congrats on your streaks!

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CARRIE1948 2/1/2013 8:24AM

    IMAP - That;s what my tech gyy is setting up for me.

Glad your daughter is happier

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MUSICMOMOF2 2/1/2013 8:17AM

    Two challenges down and successful! That is awesome Janet! Here's to a great Friday and a great February!

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NELLIEC 2/1/2013 12:06AM

    You know, I am wondering if Miss Ivy is the mentor for Maegann we were praying for. She certainly seems like a caring Christian person!

Yay for doing well on your snacking challenge!

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JEANIECOLLEEN 1/31/2013 11:41PM

    Wow! What a powerful picture on top! So great your son is getting help and that bulling will be dealt with for you daughter.Bullying and church do no go together and bulliy/bullies need to learn that. emoticon emoticon emoticon

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DEBRA123FORME 1/31/2013 10:28PM

  Wow! I enjoyed your blog! I pray your daughter is no longer bullied....especially at church!

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