My Chest Infection Has Decided to Stay

Not happy that the first round of antibiotics didn’t take care of this chest infection. Today, I found out from a coworker that it took her a month before she felt better. I’m on my third week! I’m hoping that my chicken soup and medicine (Mucinex) will work. It’s hard being upbeat and brilliant in front of my students when I’m breathing like I just climbed a mountain.

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Living with Depression: This Summer

I’ve been living with depression in 1999. It was a huge relief because now I knew I wasn’t going crazy.  When I heard Chester Bennington passed away last month, I was heartbroken. Bennington shared his experience living with depression. Yet, he lost his fight. He was only 41 years old. It feels as …

ReBlog: Staying Healthy while You Travel

The time has finally arrived. You are days away from a fabulous vacation. Your bags are packed. You have your passport and tickets in a safe place. You even have the right size of toiletries to make it through security. The one thing you are not thinking of is illness during …

All it takes to quiet my restless soul is the beauty and magic…

All it takes to quiet my restless soul is the beauty and magic of nature. I saw the sun radiating through the trees during my morning walk. I had to stop and take a picture.

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Trying so hard…

Trying so hard to stay motivated. It’s so difficult when I have time laying in front of me like an open road. That is the hardest part about my summer schedule: so much open time. I am thankful and blessed for the time. Hiwever, I just keep feeling disappointed that I haven’t used it well. Since I was diagnosed with ADD, it has been a gift (as a teacher) and a struggle (personally)

My Bluish Sky…

My bluish sky is always there even behind my clouds. It just depends on the filter my eyes are using that day. I have filters that drift from gray to transparent. My summer filter has been off setting my skies to a light steel blue. I am thankful that I still see some blue. There is always a blue sky. Like you, I am just waiting for my filter to turn transparent again. T. Lanette