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Thoroughly Thursday through and through . . .
Thursday, October 19, 2017      2 comments

Was going to write something profound, but I've fallen to sleep twice while trying to do this. So . . . Bitten on top of my head Invited to be on special committee for state church leadership Had session with my personal trainer ... Read more
Schedules are nice . . . BUT . . .
Wednesday, October 18, 2017      5 comments

It is really valuable to establish a schedule but it becomes a serious problem when things interfere with those routines, especially for the kids who have autism and have trouble adjusting to change. Today was one of those days. Wednesdays are a... Read more
Unexpected NSVS
Tuesday, October 17, 2017      6 comments

It's hard to imagine how some things relate to weight loss. It's certainly easier to imagine how healthier eating might affect areas of my life that just don't stand out automatically when I think about my eating and exercising. Saturday, I... Read more
Quick blog tonight
Monday, October 16, 2017      5 comments

I am completely wiped out tonight. My new student started today and did pretty well. My screamer was back in rare form, I think she is coming down with something. One of the others threw up on the bus and was running a fever of 101 this afternoo... Read more
Starting a new week with a positive attitude
Sunday, October 15, 2017      4 comments

Tomorrow will be the beginning of a fresh new week. I am both excited and a bit anxious with a new student starting in my class. I am also extending another student's time in school and getting ready to see how things go so I can extend another'... Read more
Knowing where I am is the first step to ensuring a brighter tomorrow
Saturday, October 14, 2017      1 comments

Woke up early and headed out to the health fair. A lot of my friends were there and the services were inexpensive or free and quite valuable. I started with blood work and a diabetic eye exam. I wandered through the various tables with info... Read more
Frantically frenzied Friday
Friday, October 13, 2017      3 comments

Today was quite long and interesting. To start my day, I had a warning light show up on my dashboard, saying my tires were low on air. I called my son and asked if he'd check it out when he came into town to exercise. He did and it was nothing s... Read more
Tantalizing Thursday tickling my fancy
Thursday, October 12, 2017      3 comments

Today was a pretty good day for another rainy gray day. This week fall has really been making an appearance. The leaves are turning and blowing off the trees. The deer are visible everywhere. It's a little strange though, they seem to be a bit s... Read more
Weathered weary, whacky whimsical Wednesday
Wednesday, October 11, 2017      1 comments

Today started with wind and heavy rains. It was picture day at school and it was a Wednesday. We have a different schedule on Wednesdays because the entire school has class meetings to discuss bullying. We have a major focus on building stronger... Read more
It's worth whatever it takes to get where I'm heading
Tuesday, October 10, 2017      5 comments

Productive day - worked my regular day, did homebound instruction and then went to the fitness center for my session with my personal trainer. I got there early enough that I spent more than an hour on the NuStep machine pedalling along long eno... Read more
Behind door number one is . . .
Monday, October 09, 2017      3 comments

Chaos, serenity, or drama?? Today was a teacher work day and I enjoyed the training sessions we had. They were right up my alley as they were part of a program we originally brought into our school about five or six years ago. It is called "Cap... Read more
Even though you can't put Humpty Dumpty together again . . .
Sunday, October 08, 2017      5 comments

You can gather the shattered pieces and create an unbelievably precious work of art with them. Our lives are a little like that. A decade ago (okay, eleven years ago) I was completely oblivious to the complete devastation about to come into... Read more
Saturday started
Saturday, October 07, 2017      4 comments

I woke up only minutes later than I normally do so I'm slowly starting my day. I might go to the Taste of Romney and wander through making my lunch a series of tiny taste tidbits. Sips of wine, single nibbled, etc. Then I'll head to the fitness ... Read more
Silence is golden
Friday, October 06, 2017      3 comments

Wow, today was a strange day. For most of the morning, our room was actually quite. My student who is no longer in my class and my other students is out for part of the day were both absent from my room - they are both very verbal and never stop... Read more
I do love a rollercoaster, but occasionally I'd like to be on the lazy river
Thursday, October 05, 2017      7 comments

Today started out with a whole string of potentially negative things, and then a coworker came in and we sort of grumbled mutually about the challenges we face. Then out of my mouth came these words. "I try hard to start the day with optimism an... Read more

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