There is no work around that works for me. Work arounds are not acceptable. Here's an update I received at 12:10 PM on 12/15 from DISH.Yes I am positive it picks up where I left off. A work around is much better than nothing at all.
Our engineers are aware of this issue and they are currently in the process of scheduling a fix. However, at this time we have not been given an estimated date/time for that update to be available. I will flag your account as one affected by this issue so we can be sure to target it when the fix is released.