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Crying at School
Tuesday, May 21, 2019      60 comments

yesterday I cried. School was tough. I couldn't even tell my husband about my day. I couldn't hear a student's quiet voice in the midst of a noisy ... Read more
Sugarless Gum and Blood Sugar Levels
Monday, May 20, 2019      40 comments

I need your help. I have been chewing sugarless gum because I thought it would have no effect on my blood sugar readings. I'm pretty sure that it does raise my blood sugar. Is it true that sugar substitutes ALSO raise blood sugar levels... Read more
Persistence and T2D
Sunday, May 19, 2019      46 comments

I have Type 2 Diabetes (T2D), and I Figuring out T2D in Me. My biggest effort is working to Lower Morning Blood Sugars. No one said that it would be... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Teach, Reflect, Learn.
Saturday, May 18, 2019      54 comments

Of all the books that I've read over the past four years, Pete Hall's book Teach Reflect Learn changed my teaching the most. Learning to reflect each ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts I am not Super-Woman!
Friday, May 17, 2019      42 comments

I do my very best in life, but I know the truth. I am not a super-woman. I have my weaknesses, and I am only human. I expect the best from mys... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Stretch!
Thursday, May 16, 2019      51 comments

According to Harvard Health, we all need to stretch in order to protect our mobility and independence. "A lot of people don't understand that stretchi... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Too much To Do!
Wednesday, May 15, 2019      47 comments

There comes a point in every person's life when they have to shorten the To-Do list. My day came today. I was getting ready to go to work, and my... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts The Last Good-Bye
Tuesday, May 14, 2019      146 comments

I got the note this morning. Sherri had passed away on Mother's Day. I never even knew that she was battling cancer. I always thought that I'd see h... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Making Small Adjustments
Monday, May 13, 2019      97 comments

I have a good routine, and it works.... for the most part. I'm changing a few areas where I could do better. 1. When I get home from work, I wil... Read more
Magic and Early Morning Flowers
Sunday, May 12, 2019      48 comments

I'm not sure how he pulled it off. My son knew that I was leaving early on Saturday morning for a graduation in Maine on Mother's Day. The flowers arr... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts My Mother's Kindness & The Crazy Quilt
Saturday, May 11, 2019      39 comments

My relationship with my Mom can be summed up by the Crazy Quilt. She has believed in me when I didn't believe in myself. I have seen her slowly an... Read more
Let's move! It's Fitness Friday!
Friday, May 10, 2019      46 comments

Any day is a great day to celebrate being alive! Let's move! Put on a favorite song for Fitness Friday and just dance! Walk down the road, and hum a... Read more
Peace of Mind vs. Toxic People
Thursday, May 09, 2019      44 comments

Last night, a peaceful sleep was hard to find. Yesterday a person let me know that my politics were WRONG, and did not line up with theirs. They did ... Read more
Deep Breathing And Happy Sleep
Wednesday, May 08, 2019      39 comments

According to Mike Kramer, SparkPeople staff writer, Proper breathing is an underestimated, but critical building block of good health. Slow, deep br... Read more
Just Breathe!
Tuesday, May 07, 2019      37 comments

One of my daily rituals is to take five minutes several times a day for breathing. I look around and enjoy the scenery that I see every single morning... Read more

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