Random thoughts of insomnia

I have been taking my thyroid medicine regularly. This was a problem, because the radiation killed my thyroid. I neither like taking a medication regularly, nor am I good at it. But I have been making a very good effort. Here’s the problem, One side effect is insomnia. Hence the reason why I am up…

The Nanny Saga

I told a few people that I have been looking for a new nanny. My realtor, Jack, found one the next day. It was weird how fast he found one. He showed up at my door at 10am, and I had just gotten out of the shower. The girls were still in bed, and I…

Vicious Circles…

Some days I get a bad case of the “poor me”s. I can list every problem Every little thing I wish was better Every frustration Every worry It’s so over-whelming that I want to scream or cry And the list seems to grow And even get worse. Sometimes I do cry. More often, I scream….

It’s a small world (in a big city).

I was walking to work a few days ago, and guy who looked familiar came up to me. “Hey! How are you? How are the girls?” Honestly, I had just woken up, I was running late, I assumed he was a student somewhere, and just smiled saying everything is fine. After I got to work,…

Re-learning the Basics

When I was recovering from cancer, a strange thing happened. After I took my first sip of water, I was encouraged by my nurses to try to eat things like Jello and applesauce. I put a spoon full of apple sauce in my mouth, and my mouth forgot what to do with it. It just…

I have a dream…

I have a dream I had a lesson with some adult students the other day, and part of it was to go over the Martin Luther King’s “I Have A Dream” speech. One of my students said he knew it by heart. He had to learn it in High school. I asked him why they…