…for the second time. The first experience was as a kid, moving from the relatively safety of a single teacher in one room to the middle school where I had a locker and various teachers. Some of my worst memories of school come between 6th and 8th grade, as I’m sure is the case for
Since I lasted posted, I hit two years of sobriety (January 5). I marked the occasion rather quietly; my family and I talked about it, and they congratulated me. I went to a meeting and picked up my second blue chip. Other than that, I went about my daily life…mostly grateful to be sober but
Thanks for all the prayers, good thoughts, and vibes, folks…I’ll be heading back to the classroom this fall. And in middle school, no less. It will be different, but I’m looking forward to it. I’ve taught 9th grade high school, at the technical college and four-year college level, and now I’m takin’ my skills to
Originally posted on HealthyJenn:
In my last post about I wrote about leaning in to my emotions and facing them…and I’ve still been doing quite a bit of that. If I had to characterize this phase of my recovery (or just this phase of my life & learning), it’s that I’m getting to know myself.…
From my creative writing site.