Sunday, September 27, 2015

Good to be Back

Even though I like fall weather, I spend the first months very sick. The combination of mold spores, back to school germs, weather fluctuations, and pollen are an awful combination for Asthma sufferers like me. Achoo!!

I sometimes have to ask my Dad to mow for me during this time. If anyone has any tips or hints about mowing and staying healthy please let me know. I have tried wearing a mask and taking extra medication, but neither option has worked in the past. There has to be a solution.

The Pope is in the United States right now. He's been to Washington DC, New York City, and Philadelphia. The response has been overwhelming positive. I wish I could attend the mass he will be holding this afternoon in Philly. Over one million people are expected to attend!

My AmStaff Coda is nine years old. I can't believe time is going so fast. She's so white around the muzzle and on her paws. She's also moving very slow most days. I'm looking for a supplement to give her a little more pep. Every time Coda gets her yearly vaccinations she has a bad reaction. I'm researching safer options to discuss with her vet.

Speaking of vaccinations, last year at this time I got the flu mist. Looking back that was a huge mistake. I was so incredibly sick from one of the ingredients in the vaccine. I should have looked into it more. I will not make that mistake again.

The school year is off to an interesting start. I have a different position this year. I'm not teaching. I'm working with students who did not pass the state standardized tests over the last few years. It's going to take a while to get used to my new job. I'm grateful to be employed and helping students who need intense intervention. Never a dull moment.

Abrazos fuerte,


  1. Good to see you active on your blog once again!

    It seems things are rolling along nicely, except for the asthma. Keeping positive thoughts for you for this school year <3

    p.s. Utilize your dad's generosity. If he likes to weed you can send him here too :)

    1. Thank you, it's good to be active again!

      I appreciate the positive thoughts. I have an emergency steroid pack from my doctor. It helps to know I can start taking them as soon as I start to get wheezy.

      My Dad really likes outside work. He's retired and loves it when I call and ask him to mow lol. I put down Scotts winterguard weed and seed so hopefully less weeds next spring.

      Thank you for stopping by and reading my blog. I appreciate your interesting comments <3.