69 Weeks Out

A fellow high school math teacher friend and I loosely keep track of the number of times the magical number “69” appears as answers to example questions, test questions, publicized statistical information, etc.   While I am happy with my decision to wait a...

An Update

So the first week of my 52nd year was a little bumpy.  During this second week, the dust is settling. Hubby is home and recuperating.  His healing will take time, but I’m grateful he is home to do that healing. My coach reviewed all the data and he liked my...

Pep Talks

One of the things I really enjoy about teaching is giving pep-talks.  I never used to give as many I as do now.  I’ve learned a lot about how the mental game can help you progress or hold you back.  For me it is in the gym, but that’s not the first hard...

I Quit?!?

For the first time in recent memory, I quit a workout before it was finished and went home. I didn’t get enough sleep. My head was not in the right place for the heavy strong woman workout I was supposed to do today. I got a late start. I ran errands first. I...

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