I don't want to mess up my hair!
|I really like when I do my hair and it comes out kinky like this.|
|Sunday's ride photo: the farm with the beautiful horses. I just love to stop and admire them when I ride.|
Sunday I went out for a ride on my bike and had a crash (completely my fault). Fell on my head and my bum, so my tail bone has been sore all week.
|I could barely move Sunday night. The cat had to lie right next to me to make me feel better.|
|Lauren is such a good baby! Her mom is an amazing mom!|
|Can't decide if it's the gluten or the protein powder leaving me feeling like my stomach is a basketball. It's so very uncomfortable and downright painful!|
So...graduation. I was the coordinator for one of the district's summer programs. Have I ever told you how much I absolutely LOVE my job? I think it's because I love to see the change in my students, how they grow up and mature. My students know I care about them, I never give up on them. The tougher the case, the more connected I feel to them. One of my students gave the graduation speech on Wednesday night. In 2013, she dropped out of high school, and came back to school in September of last year. Between her regular day classes, Night School, Credit Recovery and Summer School, she managed to make it across the stage in one year. I convinced her to give the speech because I believe she is an inspiration. Her determination inspires me and I knew the other students would be able to relate to her. She hit a home run and the students cheered for her. She nailed it. I was / am so proud of her.
Today (Thursday), all the teachers came back to school for
professional development. I didn't get much done all day. "Can
I talk to you about my schedule?" "Oh my God, look at you!
What did you do to lose all that weight?" (I haven't really lost any weight since June.) "Tracey, you
really don't need to lose any more weight. Stop now." I do
enjoy seeing the teachers after a few months of not seeing them, but I can't
get anything done if I can't work on my students' schedules and address the
issues that have arisen since we locked in the master schedule. Sigh.
|This is Ashley. She is truly an inspiration! I am so proud of her accomplishments and I know she will go far in the future. (And by the way, my hair was a lot fluffier before I sweat at the gym and it flopped!)|
After school I went for a quick ride on my bike. little did I know how quick it would be. About four miles in, I popped another spoke and my rear wheel would not move at all. I pulled over to look at it, I needed to at least get back home. Some other riders stopped to help, but we couldn't fix it. I had to get a ride from a friend. Thank God for friends!!!
|When I brought my bike in on Monday for them to look it over after my accident, I had them re-strap the handlebars. My favorite color!!! But today's ride was a complete fail, as the broken spoke made it impossible to ride.|
|My working station while my bum is sore. I can stand up or lean on the stool.|
Brothers and sisters I do not consider myself yet to have taken hold of it. But one thing I do: Forgetting what is behind and straining toward what is ahead, I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called me heavenward in Christ Jesus.
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