More to think about today:
If a doctor, lawyer, or dentist had 25 people in his office all at one time, all of whom had different needs, and some of whom didn't want to be there and were causing trouble, and the doctor, lawyer, or dentist, ... Read more
Teachers Make Too Much Money?
This is an oldie, but goodie. I'm going to repeat the original, then update it!
Who's ever heard someone else complain that teachers just make too much money? One wise sage said that a teacher should be paid babysitting wages. If each f... Read more
Teachers Take Responsibility
I think I was given this when I first started teaching, so I've had it for 36 years. It is still pertinent today.
I take responsibility for children
who sneak popsicles before supper,
who erase holes in math workbooks,
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Yay for Teachers!
Today is the first day of August. For most of the United States, teachers are beginning to gear up to return to school after the summer break. Teachers are a much maligned group of folk. I am dedicating a blog a day for the month of August in... Read more
So, I have been keeping busy.
My Heart: I am still in recovery mode. I have been cleared to drive, and I have been getting out and about. My scarring is fading away slowly. I think the Vitamin E I put on it helps. I still haven't be... Read more
It all started with a craft idea I saw about 10 or more years ago in a magazine. Some crafty person had made a pin (brooch) out of buttons. They had bought buttons all the same color and sewed them on to a circle form. I thought to myself, co... Read more
Hi everyone! It's been a month since I last told you about my health status. I've been back to the surgeons and the cardiologist, and they are both pleased with my progress so far. I still can not drive, and I still have to ride in the back s... Read more
Hello Spark Friends!
I have been away. Very unexpectedly.
On March 25th I went in for a cardiac cathertization, which is where they inject a contrast dye, and then take pictures of your heart and surrounding veins. If there's a minor blockage, they automatica... Read more
Be Pro-Active About Your Health
I currently take high blood pressure and thyroid medications. My doctors like to see me about every 6 months, just for a general check up along with prescription renewals. About 3 years ago, during one of these check ups, my dr and I had a con... Read more
September Plans and Goals and New Gym
So I've joined a new gym. It's called Life Time Fitness and it is truly amazing. It's like belonging to a country club/spa/elite gym, and with everything it offers, it really isn't any more expensive. It has 3 indoor pools and 4 outdoor pools... Read more
Is It Just Too Much?
I had a thought today.
Scarey, I know!
Then I was reading another SP friends blog, and she... Read more
It's August already!!
So, I've been thinking about what I want to do differently this month. I've slowly been increasing my sets of ST exercises that I do and still working up to get a small amount of cardio in every day. For the month of ... Read more
What I've Learned from BLC25
I've participated in the BLC 4 rounds in a row (BLC 20, 21, 22, 23), and then took a break for a variety of reasons and returned for BLC 25. Some observations:
1. I benefit from the commraderie of teammates.
2. I don't like being told spe... Read more
New Meals, Yumminess, and a Nutritional Victory!
First off, the yumminess! I am SO in love with this recipe that I have it once a week! Yes, it is high in fat, but it's a good fat and if you eat low fat the rest of the day, you're ok. It's easy to prepare. And it tastes so, so good!!
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A Week's Worth of Meals
Another BLC Challenge, this time it's for a whole week's worth of meals. So my breakfasts and dinners have been working out very well. The weather was brutally hot on Tuesday, so the salad with shrimp was perfect. Today was cooler, and eating... Read more
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