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Mark It Down May
Saturday, May 15, 2021      8 comments

May is turning out to be a tough month for me. I am an end-of-year teacher tired like I have never been teacher tired before. All I am doing in the evenings right now is surviving. Some days I have the energy for a little walk or some yoga. But,... Read more
Prom(ish) Time!
Sunday, April 25, 2021      7 comments

Nothing says that the world is slowly returning to normal like setting up for a prom for our students. Now, I wouldn't say Prom in the traditional sense, it was more of a social, but they had a special event in a beautiful setting that we were a... Read more
Community Work Feels Good
Sunday, April 18, 2021      7 comments

Yesterday was such a wonderful day. I spent the morning out on the Greenway Trail that is on the other end of the county. I was part of a service project with other teachers from our county. We were there to pick up trash along the trail. ... Read more
Weekly check in
Sunday, April 11, 2021      6 comments

Last week actually felt like three. We had a short spring break, so I was off on Monday and Tuesday. The kids came by still on hybrid Wednesday and Thursday. (That means only half at a time) Then we had our regular Remote Learning Day on Friday.... Read more
First Day of Spring Break
Friday, April 02, 2021      8 comments

Today is the first day of spring break and the second day of my agua challenge. I have one of those new water bottles with the time marked on it. To get 8 cups of water, I am supposed to drink that bottle two times. I figured out yesterday that ... Read more
Resetting My Starting Line
Sunday, March 28, 2021      8 comments

Sometime last week, I came to the realization that I was frustrating myself by trying to get back to where I left off on my journey. The more I trie... Read more
Mission Accomplished!
Friday, March 26, 2021      8 comments

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Move it March 3rd Check In
Sunday, March 21, 2021      11 comments

My 21 days of movement challenge ends today. I managed at least a short workout every day except 1 during the 21 days. In fact, even on that day, I was able to get in my 10,000 steps. I just didn't get my after school walk in because I had to de... Read more
Move It March #2 Check In
Sunday, March 14, 2021      5 comments

Although last week was very hectic at school because grades were due, I have done a great job of keeping to my personal challenge. MOST of my workouts have been longer than the 15-minute goal I have set for myself. I didn't lose this week, but I... Read more
March Report #1
Saturday, March 06, 2021      7 comments

I have exercised at LEAST 15 minutes every day this week. We spent 24 hours over at the Biltmore at the Village Inn. We got two really nice long walks in there. We got to see baby goats!! I think that made my whole trip! I wish I had taken pictu... Read more
Moving Into March
Sunday, February 28, 2021      5 comments

I can never ever express my gratitude for health care workers and medical science enough. But, I was so excited to get my first dose of the vaccine on Monday. I get dose #2 and then 14 days after that I am good to go. I feel like there is hope ... Read more
Tomorrow is the Day!!
Sunday, February 21, 2021      7 comments

I have an appointment to get my vaccine tomorrow at 2:30!!. I have such a feeling of relief! Just think, by Easter Break, it will all be done and dusted. ... Read more
Changing My Thinking
Saturday, February 20, 2021      9 comments

I am currently in a 21 day eat freggies one time per day challenge. I know that one time per day isn't quite enough, but I find that setting a minimum that I know I can reach makes me feel successful. Success breeds success. I am finding a... Read more
Friday, February 12, 2021      9 comments

My test results came in this morning. I am negative! Just a couple of minutes ago I got a call from the Health Department. As long as I am not sneezing or coughing and am getting better, I can go back to work on Monday. Thank goodnes... Read more
Quarantine Day 2
Thursday, February 11, 2021      8 comments

Today is the second day that I have been isolated in my bedroom. I still have only the runny nose symptom, but today, I could feel some stuffiness in my sinuses.I have to monitor my temperature and oxygen every 2 hours during the day and 4... Read more

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