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Friday brings a day out with my 3 year old Claire and her mother
Friday, February 23, 2018      2 comments

Because we are out of school, my niece called and asked if Ed and I could meet up with her and Claire because Claire asked when Nanna Nancy and uncle Ed could visit with her. It will brighten my spirits and help me to get my smile back in p... Read more
Thursday - thinking through the drama
Thursday, February 22, 2018      7 comments

I have felt troubled today - encouraged by the support from county administrations care the state. Donut and coffee delivered by superintendents, pizza provided by school boards, breakfasts and lunches offered at discount prices by local busines... Read more
Weird Wednesday - more clarity and also more confusion
Wednesday, February 21, 2018      5 comments

I have been stressed about the strike that was to start tomorrow. Good news, no strike, bad news, we're starting a "work stoppage" tomorrow and Friday. You may well ask huh??????, what's the difference. Well, by calling it a "work stoppage", the... Read more
Terrific Tuesday - tired tonight
Tuesday, February 20, 2018      6 comments

Just a quick note. Tomorrow, we should get more details about the strike and consequences. The best case scenario is that they close the schools and we make the days up at end of the year. Worst case - not even thinking about that as we'll know ... Read more
Get over it! Suck it up buttercup! All my efforts are leaving me struggling!
Monday, February 19, 2018      11 comments

The unknown repercussions of getting upcoming strike have me struggling with emotions without facts and the feeling that the rug is being pulled out from under my feet. It is still unclear whether schools will be closed, whether they intend to d... Read more
Sunday putting on my armor for a long challenging week ahead
Sunday, February 18, 2018      12 comments

The rumors and gossip about our job action has been confirmed. This week we will be going on strike. The entire state is walking out. When my weekend started, the plan as for a walk in instead of a walkout. A walk in involved showing up early an... Read more
Sensational Saturday
Saturday, February 17, 2018      8 comments

What a lovely way to wake up - no alarm, right on normal daily schedule, and with a relaxing day ahead. Breakfast ready with fresh raspberries and blackberries calling my name. Blood sugar levels in healthy range after my personal struggle of ma... Read more
Half day of school today and the start of a four day blessing called the weekend!
Thursday, February 15, 2018      6 comments

Today the kids only had half a day and our principal sent us home after our faculty Senate meeting. Kids were gone by 12:38 and we were allowed to leave at 2:00 as long as we didn't go to the stores in town because not all of the principals in t... Read more
Whacky Wednesday wonderful workout
Wednesday, February 14, 2018      5 comments

Today was tiring but not a bad day. The speech therapist and the occupational therapist came in today. The OT brought a selection of candy for the kids to sort, put into bags and then deliver to the people in the school and on the bus who help t... Read more
Try harder Tuesday
Tuesday, February 13, 2018      4 comments

Today my two main goals were to be active every hour for at least 250 steps or five minutes and to exceed 10,000 steps in my daily routine - both not counting my exercise. I met both of those goals. From six a.m. through right p.m. I was active ... Read more
Try harder Tuesday
Tuesday, February 13, 2018      1 comments

Today my two main goals were to be active every hour for at least 250 steps or five minutes and to exceed 10,000 steps in my daily routine - both not counting my exercise. I met both of those goals. From six a.m. through right p.m. I was active ... Read more
Monday making sense of it
Monday, February 12, 2018      5 comments

Today was a mixed day and yet for the most part, a pretty good day. I wasn't tired but after a long day, I am now ready for bed and right now, sleep is my boss. Have a blessed and peaceful day tomorrow. Remember to take care of yourself and... Read more
Sunday still resting and recovering
Sunday, February 11, 2018      6 comments

This weekend has been mostly about resting and recovering from the previous week. I don't know why I was so completely exhausted. I was up to working out today but didn't push myself too hard. I also ate towards the upper end of my calorie range... Read more
Saturday striking out for a new challenge
Saturday, February 10, 2018      8 comments

Today I was particularly wiped out when I woke up. I was exhausted in mind, body and spirit. I wasn't depressed or sad or discouraged, just extremely tired. I went back to sleep and some the second time, still tired. Soon I fell back to sleep fo... Read more
Friday Evening and ready for beddie
Friday, February 09, 2018      4 comments

The week has been long and productive. I have worked hard and worked out harder. I'll have more to say tomorrow. Tonight, I am just sleepy and ready to get some rest. Taking care of myself means I will have the strength and energy to share with ... Read more

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