Reserve your urgent care time before you get really sick

I’ve been sick since late August. I’ve got a rattle in my chest that would make some poisonous Madison County snakes jealous. I’ve done telemedicine with my primary care doctor. The treatment she prescribed ended and my cough remained. It was a Monday. My doctor was out of the office until Wednesday. I have asthmaContinue reading “Reserve your urgent care time before you get really sick”

Sick again? Can this new teacher catch a break instead of a virus?

My education career started sickly. First full week with students? COVID-19. Mandatory five-day quarantine. Fine. Back to work. I’m the teacher. I’m a learner. Things I’ve learned so far. I can make what I think is an eloquent point about Albert Einstein and people’s desire to make fun of other’s mistakes and I am mostContinue reading “Sick again? Can this new teacher catch a break instead of a virus?”

A throughly restless spring break

One day, hopefully soon, I will write an update and it will be lovely. I’ll talk about my new teaching job and how I’m looking forward to it. I’ll go on about how well my arthritic knees are responding to aquatic therapy. I might have even lost a few pounds. Surely my mental health willContinue reading “A throughly restless spring break”