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this is not “goodbye”. it’s “see you later”.

i am not closing my blog.  BUT, i need to take a break.  teaching full-time plus grad school has been difficult to manage at times.  i am set to finish grad school in may 2019.  it has been a lot of work so far, and i know that it will get more hectic as may… Continue reading this is not “goodbye”. it’s “see you later”.

personal life

rising strong

it’s no secret that this winter has been tough for me.  they usually are.  but i made some mistakes, did some things i regret because i was feeling hurt and bitter.  in some twisted way, it was my way of reaching out for help.  and i needed it. it’s not “all better” or anything.  but… Continue reading rising strong

goals · personal life

new year, new goals.

i sat down the other day and planned out my one little word.  if you’re unfamiliar, it’s when you pick a word to build your goals around for the new year.  last year, mine was health.  i thought about all the ways i could support my health and all the kinds of health that i… Continue reading new year, new goals.

creative projects · decorative planning · goals · grad school · H54F · healthy living · personal life · teachin' school

12•15 | high five for friday! | december update

…one…   i was officially accepted to an accelerated masters program for educational leadership and policy building.  the last time i talked about grad school (about a year ago), i was quitting… i was bored and stressed out from the way that my school year was going.  so i quit.  maybe it wasn’t the best… Continue reading 12•15 | high five for friday! | december update

healthy living · on my soapbox · personal life

those winter blues…

every december, i have a rough time.  it usually lasts about 4-7 days.  i don’t know i’m in it until i’m in the middle, when it builds crashes into me.  but once i actually realize it, i can pull myself out. two years ago, it happened during and right after Christmas. last year, it hit… Continue reading those winter blues…

healthy living · personal life

just call me “worst case scenario sally”.

yesterday was a rough day.  i took off from work to go to a couple of routine doctors’ appointments.  i woke up with the migraine i thought i had gotten rid of the day before.  but it was back with a vengence. at the first one, i was told that i am too fat and need… Continue reading just call me “worst case scenario sally”.