Friday, June 26, 2015
Staying Active is the Goal
For the majority of my adult life, I have taken pride in the fact that I am physically active. I worked out throughout my two pregnancies an...
Wednesday, May 13, 2015
I Found the Person I was Looking For
Often I think back to an evening in 2004. I finished teaching an evening class at 9:00, walked to my car, and received a call. I sat in th...
Wednesday, May 6, 2015
Arthritis Awareness Month - Self Awareness
May is Arthritis Awareness month in the US and I have a confession. Every year when Arthritis Awareness Month rolls around, I feel anxious....
Sunday, May 3, 2015
Healthline's Rheumatoid Arthriits Blogs of 2015
As I go through my struggle of figuring out my place in the rheumatoid arthritis community, I am hon...
Friday, April 3, 2015
Positive Discipline for Myself
When I was a young 5th grade teacher, I chose to base my classroom discipline on the positive rather...
Monday, March 30, 2015
Random Thoughts on Being Sick
While teaching Thursday night, I realized I had caught whatever has kept my daughter home all week. By bedtime I had chills and by morning ...
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
What Does It Mean to Leave an Online Community?
It turns out that leaving an online community that you have been a part of for almost seven years is more difficult than I imagined. I'v...
Monday, March 9, 2015
What's the Perfect Age?
My 16 year old daughter recently started working. As we were walking through the mall last week she said, "Sometimes I come home from ...
Friday, February 27, 2015
Bored and Brilliant Project
How often are you on your phone a day? How many times a day do you pick it up? Are you happy with your phone relationship? If you are lik...
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Are You There God? It's Me, Cateepoo.
Do you remember reading " Are You There God, It's Me Margaret ?" by Judy Blume? I'...
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