Even with the sun shining, I’m still surrounded by a funk and a fog this week. I guess Daylight Savings has hit me really hard. I haven’t been able to shake this mood. Lately I’ve been tired, annoyed, fed up, and… tired. I know it’s stress at work (Do I have to be asked to do everything?) and stress of doing everything on my own (Even taking out the trash has pissed me off!). But, this Black Woman has reached the point where I have no more nice words to give! And I don’t think Sunday mass or my therapist will help with adding those words back into my vocabulary. I’m just fed up with everything and everybody!Continue reading
Luke Perry, Dead at 52 from massive stroke…Keith Flint (Prodigy), Dead at 49 from completed suicide…Gone too soon… T.Lanette I couldn’t believe it when I heard this news last Sunday. Two young men who were part of my adult culture, gone. Their death was too soon and at a young …
Pain is not your friend nor is anyone who is causing that pain. In life, you have to realize to show up for yourself and stop begging people, includes your blood relatives, to love you. Emma Ortega Negrete I needed to see this post tonight. Stuck? I feel as if …
I need background noise when I’m working. When I’m at school, the noises from students, teachers, and “Harry” in the heater (that’s what we call the knocking noises) provide the sounds I need. However, when I’m home trying to keep up with the #100DaysOfCode, I need television shows to keep …
It’s taken many years for me to realize that situations need to play out in their own time. I was too fixated on holding people accountable for the pain they’ve caused. Whether it was a prejudiced coworkers, one of my ex-husbands, or family members, I couldn’t move past the pain.
“You don’t gain anything from stressing. Remember that.”
I needed to see this today. Preach! We’re three weeks into the new school year. Although it’s my 25th year, I still get anxious and nervous like I did when I first started teaching. The usual stressors— students, parents, and administrators—are always going to be part of the job.
HOWEVER…sometimes coworkers add the extra stress, especially disorganized ones.
Whinging and whining is not something I do everyday. During this last week I have become one of those “Whingers/Whiners.”Continue reading