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Accountability-It Is What It Is...

Monday, November 14, 2011      4 comments

Today was the day to assure I stay on track. Sat myself down and said,"Look here Missy, you are gone have to get yo self straight". (Y'all know how this Southern accent thing works) "Either ya gonna git it right or be left (behind that is)... Read more

My Birthday...Turning 40!

Tuesday, November 08, 2011      13 comments

So I thought that I might feel this overwhelming urge to do something fun today. Okay, I started celebrating Friday. It may sound cheesy, but I think birthdays are special. It's a day when you reflect on being blessed to see another ... Read more

Staying the course...Seeing it through.

Sunday, November 06, 2011      2 comments

Deep breaths. Eyes widened in disbelief as I look behind me. The distance from starting point to where I stand is astronomical. Now I stand at a crossroads deciding the next step before another plateau. I'd better step it up or stand(st... Read more

Book Reports

Wednesday, November 02, 2011      4 comments

Grading students' book reports which I gave 5 weeks to do including reading a fiction book of their choice. Major grade, BUT... Why did SO many decide it wasn't important enough to complete and turn in? Called at least 30-35 parents...tir... Read more

Lying Down, Standing up, Lying Down...

Saturday, October 22, 2011      4 comments

Well, as many of you who know me or read my blogs, you know how it feels for me to relax (forced of course). I had a procedure yesterday, outpatient surgery, which caused me to have to relax. Usually, I'd be cleaning, working out, posti... Read more

Walking, Running, Detailing, & Hair

Saturday, October 15, 2011      6 comments

Awake at 7. 7:25 - power walked/jogged 8:40- done 8:40-8:45 stretched 8:45- shopped for necessities 10 laundry; fold clothes 10:30 make fruit smoothies....ahhh! 12-2 hand wash/detailed car- yes, it took 2 hours...every nook and cr... Read more

Walking For a Cause...Alzheimer's

Saturday, October 08, 2011      6 comments

emoticonFelt tired, but I knew I had to assure my youngest daughter got to volunteer for NJHS Alheimer's Walk. I... Read more

Taking Over...feeling responsible & embracing the need

Thursday, October 06, 2011      5 comments

At first, I thought..."Do I always have to be responsible and defend my right as an educator to be given TIME to teach?" Reality- Nope! So I have decided to embrace the confidence my principal has in me and have a Nike attitude, "Just... Read more

Resurrection is coming to your house...today's message.

Sunday, September 25, 2011      2 comments

Today the scripture reading came from John 11:1-28. I prayed to receive today's message with an humble, receptive heart and mind. Needless to say, I needed to get this word. "delayed doesn't mean denied" Oh how this stands out and re... Read more

R-e-s-t...

Wednesday, September 21, 2011      3 comments

Lying on a soft, cotton-filled cloud of sweet comfort. My eyes slowly follow the sandman's lullaby as he takes my mind into sudden oblivion. I hear sounds of calming, tingling mystical notes of angel's harps. Feels like heaven... ... Read more

Making it all Matter

Tuesday, September 20, 2011      3 comments

Thrudging through each work day with hope that my students will be successful on a new state assessment has me on edge. I'm blessed to be employed nevertheless. Sometimes I do wonder why higher ups expect single-handed miracles in a bottle in 2 ... Read more

Busy Body...Naughty! Naughty!

Friday, September 09, 2011      7 comments

Here goes... I did 20...yes 20 minutes of recorded fitness this week. (Head shaking moment of diappointment in self) Between work, personal life, and mommy tasks, I have slipped down a slippery slope of ...NOT WORKING OUT! SOooooo... Read more

The Power of Prayer

Thursday, August 25, 2011      7 comments

Feeling at peace today since I talked and prayed to God. Now I can face the day with certainty and build positivity in my students. emoticonRead more

Imagine Me...

Saturday, August 20, 2011      6 comments

Seeing myself with little confidence, hope, or the will to live. No. I wasn't overweight then. Didn't have the willpower to speak out for myself. I wasn't allowed to...think, hope, dream, or vision myself not being the one to go beyo... Read more

Prepared?

Sunday, August 14, 2011      4 comments

Having mixed feelings about returning to work/school emoticonsince a few colleagues were "forced" into quitting or ... Read more


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