I have tons of tasks to cross off tonight, but I want to post first. Many of my tasks include school & getting ahead…
My principal came in to observe me today (!!!!) and even though I get incredibly nervous when he stops in to watch & just thinking about what my observations are going to look like, I find that, when it is said & done, hearing his feedback motivates me to want to do more and do even better.
It is so strange because often in teaching, I feel like I am on my own – as far as how I am doing… It is I who must decide if I am being effective, what works and what does not work with my class, and what changes need to be made. No one is watching me to tell me if I am doing a great job or being an effective teacher, no one is constantly looking at my work to critique.
After the observations are complete, and I am no longer nervous because my principal is my room typing away as I teach, it is actually nice to have the evaluation and know that I seem to be doing a great job with my kids.
= Salad, Salad, Salad…
^ Friday Salad ~ Scotty’s BBQ chicken / FF Ranch
^ Saturday Salad ~ Granite City’s Asian Grilled Chicken
^ Sunday Salad ~ BWW’s Grilled Chicken w/ Light Balsamic
I love, love, love salad. (Oh really?) We hardly ever have a weekend where we will eat out all three nights, but somehow it happened this weekend…
Sunday night we met my family in Bloomington. When we met up with Mom & Dad at KT’s apartment, my mom informed us that St. Nick had come to the house early – of course! How convenient!
St. Nick ~
^ He even brought something for Lillian!
^ He brought me a warm headband & a Dove dark chocolate
^ He brought this Hallmark ornament for Ben
I am sure that I love this more than Ben ~ Thanks St. Nick!
And this package arrived on the porch today…
Not from St. Nick, from Beachbody (!!)
Perfect timing, because Ben & I are almost out of Shakeology. That is why I love the Monthly Autoship program. It comes at the same time each month and it always seems to be perfect timing.
I am thinking I will post some progress pictures soon ~ Because I am finally making some progress, as far as weight is concerned. Plateaus are quite popular in my book, so it is great to see progress!
Actually – I can’t even see the progress at all, I just feel it!
It is harder now that I know there are more people reading this blog. I used to post progress pictures all the time. Back when Turbo Teacher started and had approximately seven readers (one of which was my sister KT, another my BFF Cassie) – it was easy to post progress pictures.
I am glad Monday is winding down. Have a good evening!
^ For sure! Keep working hard!