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Tuesday, November 10
Tuesday, November 10, 2020      3 comments

Just started week 2 of teaching remotely. I was going in last week to teach from my classroom, but this week I haven't been motivated to do so. I am teaching from home instead. I need to go in tomorrow and switch up materials. I am try... Read more
Thursday Nov. 5
Thursday, November 05, 2020      4 comments

I want to get better at blogging regularly. My goal for the next week is to do a minimum of three blogs. I am working on figuring out my new normal. My school went to remote learning as of last Monday and I have been working 4am-9PM almos... Read more
It's already November?
Sunday, November 01, 2020      5 comments

I feel like I blinked and October was gone. I am still struggling to balance the new "normal" of work and a healthier lifestyle. My district is returning to 100% remote learning on Monday which is going to change my habits again. I refuse to ... Read more
A duck or a rabbit?
Tuesday, October 27, 2020      6 comments

Do you know the picture that asks you if you see a duck or a rabbit? I just experienced this in real life. I glanced out my window and thought I saw a duck in the backyard. Even though we have ducks in our neighborhood I have never seen one i... Read more
Back to School
Saturday, August 22, 2020      4 comments

Good luck to all the teachers and students returning to in person or virtual learning.... Read more
New Member Challenge
Sunday, August 16, 2020      7 comments

I decided I need to start over from the beginning. I need to rebuild habits and I have forgotten some of what I learned when I first started Spark 10 years ago. I have decided to join the New Member Challenge to help me with this. I had hoped... Read more
Thursday, August 06, 2020      4 comments

I just returned from vacation. I got a lot of exercise in. I swam and walked daily. It was amazing. I am trying to adjust to being home and returning to the daily computer grind. ... Read more
New beginnings and baby steps
Sunday, May 24, 2020      2 comments

So I am starting all over. I have reset my trackers, goals and redid my spark page. I had big plans for using the lockdown to focus on me, but as usually I let my life take over and made excuse after excuse not to be consistent. I am going ba... Read more
If not now when?
Sunday, April 05, 2020      2 comments

Hi all. I have come to the conclusion that this shut down is a gift. I always have excuses as to why I can't take care of myself, why I can't follow my plan. I always have to do something for someone else or be somewhere else, or I'm too tire... Read more
March 24, 2020 Ramblings
Tuesday, March 24, 2020      2 comments

Hello everyone. I haven't blogged in awhile. Life got really busy and now that we are forced to slow down I wasn't sure what to write. I know some are having a rough time and others are not bothered by this situation. I am not really sure h... Read more
Sunday, December 08, 2019      2 comments

Good morning everyone. I have been working hard at following my challenges for my team. This week was a bit of an emotional roller coaster at work and I left on Friday feeling drained. I am hoping that we can move forward and heal. I reali... Read more
Tuesday, December 03, 2019      4 comments

Wow. The past two days have been busy. I returned to work on Monday and the kids have kept me hopping. I got in my 10,000 steps yesterday and I half way there today. I am excited to start the BL challenge tomorrow. Enjoy your Tuesday ... Read more
Sunday, December 01, 2019      2 comments

I have really enjoyed my week off. I did not do any work, which I am paying for today as I have about 12 hours of planning ahead of me, but it was worth it. Yesterday was a quiet day and I did not even get on spark much. My daughter and I ... Read more
Friday, November 29, 2019      6 comments

Had a great day with my family yesterday at the aquarium. ... Read more
Thursday, November 28, 2019      3 comments

I spent a nice day with my daughter and husband at the museum yesterday. Got some walking in and learned about black holes at the planetarium. ... Read more

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