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Monday making sure I am staying semi-sane
Monday, March 19, 2018      4 comments

Rough day - kids all acting up - I'm tired but mostly really weary - got bitten by one kid - 3 kids restrained - next door neighbor died in a truck accident - no time for lunch - cafeteria duty, OR . . . In other words, another normal Monday. W... Read more
Sunday setting up for the week ahead
Sunday, March 18, 2018      6 comments

Today was a really nice relaxing day. Started out by going to church and picking up a good friend and giving her a ride. The service was very nice and the fellowship was wonderful as usual. After church my friend and I went to the store and then... Read more
Saturday has come and gone way too quickly
Saturday, March 17, 2018      6 comments

Here it is evening and most of my Saturday has slipped away. I have been reading, relaxing and resting. My week was long and challenging but also had several high points. It felt almost normal! We had school every day and were able to get back o... Read more
Friday finally finished
Friday, March 16, 2018      5 comments

Well the week is drawing to a close and I am glad this week is over. It was long and I was running on a slightly less than full tank. Despite that and my exhaustion, I am no longer feeling like I am drowning in quicksand. I hope this weekend wil... Read more
Thirsty Thursday, thinking and drinking water
Thursday, March 15, 2018      7 comments

Just a quick note today. I am home a little earlier than yesterday and making sure to get a good night's. Dinner is nearly ready and I am ready to wrap it up and curl up with a book for a while. Be blessed and a blessing to others.... Read more
Wednesday - busy with living - little time for reflecting during the week
Wednesday, March 14, 2018      9 comments

Went for final weigh in at fitness center for the 10 pounds in 10 days challenge. I lost 15.4 pounds. After the weigh in, I had my personal trainer session. He really worked me out. We started with my shoulder and arm workout. Then we moved on t... Read more
Tired Tuesday
Tuesday, March 13, 2018      4 comments

Overall a busy day. No major issues, but had State department Auditors and Advocates come in to check up on my students. They took up my entire planning period and my lunch. I had lunch duty. I saw 3 homebound students and got home 14 hours afte... Read more
Monday moving towards normalcy
Monday, March 12, 2018      8 comments

The weekend helped me to start to relax. Today I was feeling a bit better. I am continuing to baby myself a bit. I am not 100% but am less anxious and can feel myself slowly returning to normal - at least normal for me. Today was a bit bet... Read more
Slow down Sunday
Sunday, March 11, 2018      7 comments

Just a slow Sunday. Peace and serenity trying to move into a place of safety. Setting aside anxiety and stress for another quiet day.... Read more
Saturday warning about the effects of stress
Saturday, March 10, 2018      11 comments

Woke up this morning and had gained five pounds. I have been careful about not eating out of stress. I have been sick but pushing through the fog. I haven't objectively changed anything specific. Yes, even after nearly a week with come and go st... Read more
Week over, still surviving, smiling, laughing and loving regardless of the circumstances
Friday, March 09, 2018      9 comments

This week was long, tiring, and very stressful. It started with worry, uncertainty, and stress. Then there were those giddy hours when we learned that we could go back to work on Wednesday. Once Wednesday arrived, the reality and the shock of mo... Read more
Friday couldn't come soon enough
Friday, March 09, 2018      2 comments

Went home last night after school and fell asleep by 8:00 pm. Woke around 1:00 am sick as a dog and got my exercise running between BR and bedroom until time to get up. Came to school because the chaos of the work stoppage and coming back combin... Read more
Whacky Wednesday - Wondering Why We Went back????
Wednesday, March 07, 2018      9 comments

I love my job! I love my students! I love my co-workers! I even love my craziness! Having said that, the kids were a complete mess today! My screamer was so off schedule that she reverted to screaming all day long! Another student was in un... Read more
Thankfully going back to school tomorrow!
Tuesday, March 06, 2018      12 comments

The deal was signed sealed and delivered this afternoon! In the end, we got ALL state employees a 5% raise and a task force to fix our insurance with freeze on premiums, co-pays, and deductibles for the next 16 months. It isn't a great deal but ... Read more

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