One Foot in Front of the Other…

Breathe in….Breathe out….Move on (Anon)

One foot in front of the other. That is what is going through my mind. It has been a very short time since I found out I have breast cancer. My mind is….well honestly it is spinning. I believe in “things happen for a reason” and that there are lessons that I must learn on this journey. But I am still trying to process. I haven’t quite gotten out of the “why me”. This just feels so surreal. It’s funny what can trigger you when trauma happens. When people ask me “How are you?” it is all I can do not to break down and cry. It’s not like they are threatening Continue reading “One Foot in Front of the Other…”

The People Pleaser

Why bother blogging?  I have always been drawn to writing.  In fact, it is how I say I survived my teen years.  I mostly wrote when I was incredibly sad or angry.  I wrote about things that I could never say out loud or let people know how I really feel.  But now, I feel like blogging can help me share what I have learned over these past few decades in my career as an educator.  If I was to describe my personality before I began teaching, I would say that I was a bonafide people pleaser.

Now, to many people “people pleaser” is not a dirty phrase… Continue reading “The People Pleaser”