Small Success #1
Weight Watchers Update!!
Saturday's weigh in was one I totally feared. I had been lamenting it long before I even got to July! On June 30th, I looked at my calendar and saw the dominoes of JUST ONE week ready to fall...
Saturday I was up POINT 2 pounds. Heck, had I foregone the morning coffee; wore lighter clothes or just PEED ONE MORE time before stepping on the scale - the results might have been different. Regardless, I can definitively state ... MY GOAL WAS REACHED! I met it with flying colors and a grin so wide, I gave the woman weighing me in goosebumps! For the first time in a REALLY LONG TIME... I choose food instead of my food choosing me! I enjoyed frosting (though not cake - which is ok, because I am gluten intolerant after all - though that has not stopped me in the past); I enjoyed wine and light margaritas; I had yummy food but in smaller portions. I drank lots of water and walked when I could. Most of all I enjoyed EVERY moment and everyone I was blessed to celebrate these truly special moments with!!
My car is broke. Well it is drive-able - praise God but... the computer on it has an issue. My husband is convinced I have some 'electro-magnetical' force that destroys computers - I have been the fall of many of desk and laptop over the last 20 years. SO he was not surprised that this was the cause of my car's inspection failure. Then came a string of good news - bad news moments; that in the end left me feeling weary in our financial struggles (once again). Instead of being despaired, I spend Saturday praying a 9 hour novena to the Sacred Heart of Jesus. This means - I prayed once an hour for 9 hours in a row - for a special intention. In my case - just PEACE in this situation remembering as the prayer in the Phil Lenahan finance book says:
"I believe -- Divine Providence - has PROVIDED; Divine Providence CAN provide; and that Divine Providence WILL provide!" and... I truly do. Listen to to this episode of A Seeking Heart with Allison Gingras for the rest of the story ... it is proof prayer really does work!!
Small Success #3
Debbie Guadino, Saints 365 and I launched this exciting summer blog series. My success - I got my post up (sure, it was a day late but...it is up before the next one is due! SO Yeah!! Success!!). Subscribe to this blog to follow along as we continue to collect and combine all of Pope Francis' ingredients for holiness!
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