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30 Weeks Out: God Wrecks Your Plans When…

Some big news about work, life, stress... but first, the fun stuff. My training program is really interesting to me.  It's has some power lifting elements that I love - like max-testing. This week was a max-testing/deload week.  (I deload every 4 weeks and max-test...

40 Weeks Out: It’s Fall Break!!!

I haven't had time to write.  Our school district is on fall break now, so I have time to catch my breath, catch up on sleep, and document what's been going on.  To be honest, I haven't wanted to write, either.  I haven't felt like sharing.  Most people are...

45 Weeks Out – 3 Day Weekend! And “When Do I Start My Cut, Coach?”

Labor Day!  One of the most loved holidays by American teachers who's school year starts before Sept 1.  That's the weekend you get the extra rest you need after most energy is drained managing the chaos that is called "back-to-school".  I've heard teachers talk about...

49 Weeks Out – Progress Pics of Room and Me

Jump start last week was fun.  I only had four 7th-graders.  It was a nice way to ease back into the routine.  I was able to make some progress getting the room pulled together.  I was too fixated on getting two bulletin boards recovered - the pink and red one.  This...

51 Weeks Out

We've been having a bit of a heat spell here this week.  I've had a hard time getting sleep.  My body is holding a...

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I Chose the Foggy Path

It's so weird what triggers these blog posts.  Just watched a video of a young competitor who had a bad rebound after...

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Update

I took ALL the advice I received in person and online.  Pain level has dropped a lot.  I'm not limping all the time...

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