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July 2022 - Newsletter Video Blog Summary

July 2022 - Newsletter Video Blog Summary

July 2022

video to be added

This month I continued to heal from my shoulder procedure (January 2022) and learning to live with pain in my right shoulder.

I was accepted on the Changemaker Lab - World Pulse 2022 cohort and participated in Plastic Free July 2022.

 

Surgeries 2017-2022

My surgery March 2020 - Blog about my endometriosis and PCOS by Sabeena Ahmed

For those that don't know I've been living with painful shoulders for the past 5 years and PCOS/Endometriosis for the last 30 years.

During November 2017 I had my first rotator cuff surgery on my right shoulder, and then a year later October 2018 I had the same surgery on my left shoulder.

After a few months of intolerable pain I was addmited to hospital to have a ruptured cyst removed 17th March 2020. This was my third polycystic ovarian surgery since 2004.

Its been a long 5 years of excruciating pain, sleepless nights and slow healing.

I still have bouts of low energy, pain and anxiety/panic attacks.

January 2022 was the month I finally had injections to relieve the pain in my left shoulder.

It's been a long 6 months of healing and I'm trying to keep positive, unfortunately I am experiencing pain in my right shoulder.

I have been to see an orthopaedic consultant this month.

Thank you to all my friends and family who pray for my recovery and good health.

     

 

World Pulse Changemaker Lab 2022

ورلڈ پلس چینج میکر لیب 2022

 

This year I applied on the prestigious World Pulse Changemaker Lab 2022 Program. I was accepted.

This session was a meet and greet session and a short introduction to the program.

 

اس سال میں نے مشہور ورلڈ پلس چینج میکر لیب 2022 پروگرام میں درخواست دی۔ مجھے قبول کر لیا گیا۔

یہ سیشن ایک ملاقات اور مبارکباد کا سیشن تھا اور پروگرام کا مختصر تعارف تھا۔

World Pulse Changemaker Lab 2022 

This year I decided to apply for the prestigious World Pulse Changemaker Lab program

 

World Pulse Changemakers Lab Program 2022 with Sabeena Z Ahmed

What is the Changemaker Lab?

The Changemaker Lab is a sixth month in depth training program focused on creating, strengthening, enhancing and/or escalating your transformative initiatives.

اس سال میں نے مشہور ورلڈ پلس چینج میکر لیب 2022 پروگرام میں درخواست دی۔ مجھے قبول کر لیا گیا۔

یہ سیشن ایک ملاقات اور مبارکباد کا سیشن تھا اور پروگرام کا مختصر تعارف تھا۔

 

World Pulse Changemaker Lab 2022 - Changemakers are Diverse slide

World Pulse Changemaker Lab 2022 - Changemakers are Diverse slide

 

World Pulse Changemaker Lab 2022 - Some of the amazing Changemakers including me Sabeena Z Ahmed

This was a chance for World Pulse members to raise awareness for their initiatives get recognised.

 

 یہ ورلڈ پلس ممبران کے لیے اپنے اقدامات کو تسلیم کرنے کے لیے بیداری پیدا کرنے کا موقع تھا۔

World Pulse Changemakers Lab Program 2022 with Sabeena Z Ahmed
69 Changemakers from 25 Countries applied to participate in the program

 

 World Pulse Changemakers Lab Program 2022 with Sabeena Z Ahmed

What does your initiative address? 

I wrote fair trade, publication and media and legacy.

You can just about make them out above.

 World Pulse Changemakers Lab Program 2022 with Sabeena Z Ahmed

World Pulse Leadership Opportunities slide with Dawn Artega

 

World Pulse Changemakers Lab Program 2022 with Sabeena Z Ahmed

Some of the Changemaker Lab World Pulse Trainers

 

World Pulse Changemakers Lab Program 2022 with Sabeena Z Ahmed

Phase 1 

World Pulse Changemakers Lab Program 2022 with Sabeena Z Ahmed

Phase 2

World Pulse Changemakers Lab Program 2022 with Sabeena Z Ahmed

How it works

World Pulse Changemakers Lab Program 2022 with Sabeena Z Ahmed

 Dawn explaining World Pulse values

 

World Pulse Changemakers Lab Program 2022 with Sabeena Z Ahmed

 Ladies typing one word they took away from this session

I enjoyed this meet and greet session and listening to other changemakers talk about their initiatives.

I wish everyone success in their journey's

 

میں نے اس ملاقات اور مبارکباد کے سیشن سے لطف اندوز ہوا اور دوسرے تبدیلی سازوں کو ان کے اقدامات کے بارے میں بات کرتے ہوئے سنا۔

میں سب کو ان کے سفر میں کامیابی کی خواہش کرتا ہوں۔

 

Plastic Free July 2022

Plastic Free July 2022 with Sabeena Z Ahmed

This year I participated in Plastic Free July for the 4th consecutive year and translated my posts in Urdu for the first year.

This year I was thwarted with severe pain in my right shoulder and struggled to post everyday.

I haven't edited my video yet and hope to post it as soon as I am able.

For those interested in my posts I have posted on my social media handles

Twitter: @thelilfairtrade

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lilfairtrade-shop-137b6216/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sabeena.ahmed.100

 

اس سال میں نے مسلسل چوتھے سال پلاسٹک فری جولائی میں حصہ لیا اور پہلے سال اپنی پوسٹس کا اردو میں ترجمہ کیا۔

اس سال میں اپنے دائیں کندھے میں شدید درد کی وجہ سے ناکام رہا اور ہر روز پوسٹ کرنے کے لیے جدوجہد کر رہا تھا۔

میں نے ابھی تک اپنے ویڈیو میں ترمیم نہیں کی ہے اور امید کرتا ہوں کہ جیسے ہی میں اسے پوسٹ کروں گا۔

میری پوسٹس میں دلچسپی رکھنے والوں کے لیے میں نے اپنے سوشل میڈیا ہینڈلز پر پوسٹ کیا ہے۔

 

Plastic Free July - Take the challenge video

 

I'm taking the Plastic Free July Challenge 2022.

 

Will you?

Plastic Free July participants:

 

Reduce their household waste and recycling by 21kg per person per year (almost 5%).

 

Contribute to a total saving of 940 million kg of plastic waste each year.

 

8.5 out of 10 people made changes that have become habits/ a way of life.

 

Plastic Free July are proud how these actions address the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals - 11, 12, 14 and 15 (sustainable cities and communities, responsible production and consumption, life below water, and life on land).

 

Whether you’re a beginner looking for a few single-use plastics to avoid, or someone well on their way to a plastic free life, we have ideas to inspire you at home, work, school, and within the community.

 

Check out our resources below and get inspired.
I'm taking the Plastic Free July Challenge 2021.

 

Translation in Urdu

میں پلاسٹک فری جولائی چیلنج 2022 لے رہا ہوں۔


کیا تم؟

پلاسٹک سے پاک جولائی کے شرکاء:


ان کے گھریلو فضلے اور ری سائیکلنگ کو 21 کلوگرام فی شخص فی سال کم کریں (تقریباً 5%)۔


ہر سال 940 ملین کلو گرام پلاسٹک کے فضلے کی کل بچت میں حصہ ڈالیں۔


10 میں سے 8.5 لوگوں نے ایسی تبدیلیاں کیں جو عادات/زندگی کا ایک طریقہ بن چکی ہیں۔


پلاسٹک فری جولائی کو فخر ہے کہ یہ اقدامات اقوام متحدہ کے پائیدار ترقی کے اہداف - 11، 12، 14 اور 15 (پائیدار شہر اور کمیونٹیز، ذمہ دارانہ پیداوار اور استعمال، پانی کے نیچے زندگی، اور زمین پر زندگی) کو کیسے پورا کرتے ہیں۔


چاہے آپ ایک ابتدائی طور پر استعمال ہونے والے چند پلاسٹک سے بچنے کے لیے تلاش کر رہے ہوں، یا کوئی شخص پلاسٹک سے پاک زندگی کی طرف گامزن ہو، ہمارے پاس گھر، کام، اسکول اور کمیونٹی کے اندر آپ کو متاثر کرنے کے لیے آئیڈیاز ہیں۔


ذیل میں ہمارے وسائل کو چیک کریں اور حوصلہ افزائی کریں۔

 

 

Plastic Free July 2022 with Sabeena Z Ahmed

 

 

Plastic Free July 2022 with Sabeena Z Ahmed

 

 #ChooseToRefuse

 

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