You’re Kinda Cool

Howdy out there! In  our neck of the woods, we’re enjoying the 60 degree weather and the World Series brouhaha. We’re also hoping the Astros win!! Fingers crossed.

So, I’m off of all antibiotics now for Chronic Lyme. It’s been about a weekish. In the past 10 days, I have been feeling the fatigue creeping back in. Not drastic by any means, but I can feel its weight. By about 1 p.m. in the afternoons now, I’m pretty much  done and I’m ready to go home and rest. A few nights this past week, I have gone to sleep by 7 p.m. While I’m not noticing a lot of other symptoms, I’m still worried and pensive about not being on medication. I did blood work last Tuesday, so hopefully the results will be back this week and I’ll hear from my doctor. 

I know I shouldn’t worry and that “it is what it is” but easier said than done. It’s hard to find a balance between ignoring and obsession! I am trying to be hyper-vigilant without being a freak. Hmm.

Work is going well. My students are great, and I think we all adjusted after Hurricane Harvey postponed our start for a few weeks. It still feels weird though that Thanksgiving is just 3 weeks away. How did that happen?

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Anyway, being a teacher and one that is chronically ill, 5 performances daily can be extremely difficult (teaching is a demanding job even when one is healthy!). I work hard at projecting an energetic and positive image while in the classroom regardless of how I may be feeling. My audience is 15-17 year olds, and they can sometimes be a very tough crowd, even on a good day! 

But here’s a note I received in my mailbox from one of my students on Friday:

“You’re kinda cool, I guess.”

I literally laughed out loud. Really, this is like receiving an Oscar in my line of work. I’ll take the wins when and where I can get them.

Stay kinda cool, my peeps. Have a great week! – b

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15 thoughts on “You’re Kinda Cool

  1. This.shaking October 29, 2017 / 4:01 pm

    Very cool! Yay You! TS

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  2. willowdot21 October 29, 2017 / 5:47 pm

    You are obviously great at what you do, so keep doing it and keep well 🌹💜💜

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  3. hughcurtler October 30, 2017 / 6:01 am

    The note from the student shows you are having an impact outhouse kids. Well done! I cannot imagine teaching rooms full of adolescents — especially if you are not as strong as you might be. You deserve a raise!

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  4. iamajuicer October 31, 2017 / 10:03 pm

    I went of them months ago, I use all naturals now antibiotics stopped working.

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    • Read Between the Lyme November 5, 2017 / 5:02 pm

      I did antibiotics, then naturals, back to antibiotics, now back to naturals. Slow, but steady progress.

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  5. cristi November 3, 2017 / 9:23 am

    I’ve been thinking of you…glad you are hanging in there!
    The holidays are just around the corner, wishing you rest and contentment and peace. 🙂

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    • Read Between the Lyme November 5, 2017 / 5:03 pm

      Hi Cristi! I hope you are doing well too!! Although I look forward to the holidays, they can be very exhausting. We both need to pace ourselves! 🙂

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