This past year, specifically the past school year, has been the worst year ever. If I were a new home educator, I probably would've given up months ago. Fortunately, I have 21 years of experience on my side. I know that problems don't have to be fixed right here and right now, and that often… Continue reading My Hope is in the Lord
I cannot take credit for this idea. This is something that I saw somewhere out on the blogosphere. I thought it looked like a fun idea. I thought it would be fun to also include a few pictures from throughout the month. For April, I will concentrate on making each entry a complete sentence and… Continue reading A Sentence a Day for March 2018.
As I mentioned in my last post, it was a huge disappointment to end up with a severe ankle sprain just a few days before what is one of the most important races of the year for me. I spent the first week after my injury wallowing in my mire and eating lots of chocolate.… Continue reading Slowing Down
This past Monday was a once in a lifetime total eclipse. We were fortunate enough to live right in the path of totality! We've been preparing for this day (August 21, 2017) for a few months now.
The summer went by very, very quickly. I did the Couch to 5K program again in hopes of improving my running abilities. Running was still hard. There were days that I struggled. I was still towards the back of the pack, but I was no longer the very last person. Doing it with a group… Continue reading 305 lbs. Making Progress
One evening during a meeting, I received a phone call. I recognized the number as coming from the family that I grew up next door to. My first thought was that something horrible had happened. Instead, I was asked if I wanted to run a 5K--in two weeks. A business had purchased bibs and had… Continue reading First Place Runner!
I went into my second day of work with one hour of sleep under my belt. Shortly after my phone call with Mr. G., he sent me a text reiterating everything he had said to me on the phone. I kept reminding myself that hurting people hurt people. I could not imagine how this whole… Continue reading 305 lbs. The Phone Call That was Never Made