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No Mundane Day This Monday
Monday, September 25, 2017      2 comments

Today was a jam packed day. It was anything but mundane. One of my students wasn't on the bus this morning and the other kids started talking all at once. It seems she was swinging very high on the swings and decided to wave with both hands and ... Read more
Serenity Sunday sets the stage for a sensational week
Sunday, September 24, 2017      2 comments

Starting my week off with a quiet serene and spiritual Sunday. Church always provides me with food for thought, inspiration, and strengthens my emotional and physical health so I can meet the challenges of the week ahead. Gratitude and generosit... Read more
Thursday and Friday and now facing Saturday
Saturday, September 23, 2017      3 comments

Thursday is over. Friday is over and even Saturday morning is even over. Now I'm moving into the afternoon. Time doesn't stop whether the day is filled with disasters or delights. When we wake up to a new day, the potential for an amazing and ex... Read more
Tumultuous Tuesday
Tuesday, September 19, 2017      5 comments

Like Monday, today was filled with challenges at work. I survived the challenges and managed to accomplish several small goals despite all the chaos. I completed more paperwork and started work on the IEP I have to write for Friday. ... Read more
Mundane Monday making progress despite the challenges
Monday, September 18, 2017      5 comments

Monday is typically a pretty mundane day. I accomplished a lot today despite the screamers, the whiners, and the attackers. My greatest achievement was to get my paperwork avalanche down to a manageable level. Completed dotting the "I"s and cros... Read more
The weekend should have come quicker
Friday, September 15, 2017      8 comments

This week went on forever. I was ready on Monday to call it a week and let it go. Had a student suspended for two days this week. Extended the time for three other kids. Learned I'm getting two more students over the next couple of weeks. One ha... Read more
Wandering whimsy
Sunday, September 10, 2017      6 comments

This morning I woke up feeling better. Had a fever Friday and Saturday but woke up and the fever had broken. Still coughing and congested but not as bad. I slept a lot yesterday and still went to bed early, so sleep helped me tackle the bug. I a... Read more
Another personal trainer session today
Thursday, September 07, 2017      8 comments

Very un-rambley blog. Did a half hour on the NuStep machine, increased my steps and did strength training today. Each session, my trainer has me doing something new and different. I was lifting free weights, doing something really really tough. ... Read more
Life changing moves
Wednesday, September 06, 2017      4 comments

My bil is slowly improving his health but still in rehab and having serious breathing and heart issues. My sister continues to be very worried. Prayers are helping and greatly appreciated. My big birthday on September third included my special C... Read more
Quick blog after a busy couple of weeks
Sunday, August 27, 2017      6 comments

We've gotten through the first two weeks of school. Some ups and downs but overall not a bad beginning. It's been hectic though and I started my homebound teaching this past week also. My students are less aggressive than last year but I have s... Read more
Quick blog post until I start to ramble
Wednesday, August 16, 2017      4 comments

Today was a long day. I started with a"Safety Care" training to learn how to manage extremely physically demanding behaviors in a safe and secure manner. It was intense and there were a lot of people in the training. Our principal had fruit tra... Read more
Life imitates my weight loss journey . . . I am truly blessed
Tuesday, August 15, 2017      6 comments

I know that many people think I am crazy for loving my job, my students, my coworkers, and even the administrators. They all drive me crazy. They all present frequent challenges to me, but I still love each of them. My students are loving, signi... Read more
Fun day before school starts on Monday
Friday, August 11, 2017      5 comments

My friend and I went out together for the day together without anyone else going along. We bought stuff for our classroom. Then we went clothes shopping. I found a couple of skirts and got some blouses too. Dottie found some blouses too and I ... Read more
Wednesday working out without wear myself out - wisdom instead of worry
Wednesday, August 09, 2017      5 comments

Today was my second session with my personal trainer. After last week's fiasco, I came prepared. I ate before I left the house. I checked my blood sugar - made sure it was high enough to allow for a good workout without dropping too low. I ... Read more
How'd this happen? I can't believe it.
Monday, August 07, 2017      5 comments

After my first session with my trainer, I wrote about overdoing it and a bad reaction. Now in retrospect, it has been almost four days and those days have been quite busy, but I am still feeling the effects of that reaction. First question... Read more

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