JUNE GOALS!!


Life, Running

Hi Friends:) Firstly, HAPPY BELATED GLOBAL RUNNING DAY! I should have slipped that into yesterday’s post, but I totally didn’t. I celebrated with 8 miles before work thanks to a much-appreciated late-start at school. Once again, I am a week late choosing goals for this month. BUT I checked back in on my goals for […]

June 8, 2018

Providence Half-Marathon Race Recap!


Life, Running

Hi Friends:) So I already gushed about this in Monday’s post, but I wanted to dive a little further into the wonderful day I had at the Providence Marathon and Half Marathon this past Sunday. As usual, I took almost no pictures all day because I am a low-key failure at this whole blogging thing […]

May 9, 2018

6 Friday Favorites!! for the first time in forever….


Life

Hi Friends:) Did anyone else get the Frozen reference in my title?!? So, I totally bonked on blogging this week. It was a super weird week, tbh; coming back to school from such an action-packed break was truly a shock to the system. I had a ton of paperwork due right when we came back, […]

April 27, 2018

Boston Marathon Training Monday #24: Tapering Blues


Life, Running

Hi Friends:) So this past week finally felt like I was really tapering, and I already feel like I must be doing something wrong. Like, for real. How is it that you spend 6 months running and strengthening and pushing yourself… then for 15 days before a race you just like, lay around and occasionally […]

April 9, 2018

APRIL GOALS!


Life, Reading, Running

Hi Friends:) Just dropping in to tell you about a few goals I’ve set for myself this month!! Focus on Core Work: I’ve been neglecting my core work throughout this marathon training season, and I am starting to feel it. I’m going to try to do an ab routine daily this month…so far, so good!  […]

April 6, 2018

Teacher Tuesday: Let’s Talk About Phones


Life, Reading, Writing

Let’s talk about phones and education, kay? I am having a rough year when it comes to student cell phone use. I have a clear policy (although my school and district do not, which concerns me…). I contact parents, and I have designated spots where phones should be kept during class time. But today’s teenagers […]

April 3, 2018

Teacher Tuesday: Standardized Test Week is Soul Crushing


Life

This week is the first week of standardized testing for my 10th graders. As I teach in Massachusetts, my students take the MCAS tests. In 10th grade, the MCAS span 3 days for ELA, and two for Math. I am a special education teacher. That means that the students I work with need a specialized […]

March 27, 2018