Friday, January 13, 2012

Friday Five (27)

1. This first week back at school was ridiculous. I was so unbelievably tired and frantic...and to add to that I got a student teacher. She seems awesome so far, but trying to get someone new settled in while you're trying to get settled back in yourself is mega stressful. I've just been a ball of anxiety all week, and I've spent so much time getting her going that I haven't been able to accomplish any of the things I was planning to accomplish this week. So frustrating.

I really hate this time of year. From January through Spring Break I am a hot mess at school...for real.


2. This week has been so stressful that I've managed to go and get sick. Dang! Last school year was the year of epic, month-long sicknesses, but I have managed to stay pretty healthy this year. Until now, of course, because it just couldn't last forever.

I'm bummed because I was in a good groove with going to the gym, but this week between getting sick and just being so tired, I have hardly moved off the couch. BOO. Get healthy, Jess!


3. Okay, so here's what a zombie I have been. On Tuesday I stopped by 7-11 on the way to school like I do every day. I poured coffee into my travel mug and then...I just walked out of the store and back to my car. Without even paying for my coffee. I only realized because my crumpled dollar bill was still in my hand when I went to open my car door and drive away.

Luckily the dudes at 7-11 are my buddies, since I am literally there every day. When I went back in to pay, the guy was laughing at me.

Then as I was driving to work I took a sip of my coffee...and I didn't even put sugar in it. What was I doing? I just zombied in there, poured coffee, and then left. No sugar, no paying.

That's not the only nonsense from Tuesday. I also had an envelope I needed to drop in the mail that morning. When I got to work, I couldn't find it. Not in my purse, not in my car, not at my desk. After two days of not being able to find it I was about to give up and print another one to mail. Then yesterday I got an email confirming that they received it in the mail.

What the...when did I mail it? I have no recollection of mailing this AT ALL.

Yeah...it's been a rough week.


4. Thanks everyone for your feedback on my threaded comments post from yesterday. I'm still not sure if I'm going to keep replying via email or just reply via the comment thread. Yesterday I did BOTH...I replied via email and then pasted the reply in the comment thread. That...well, it sort of took a long time. So I don't know how this is going to go just yet. We'll see. If you guys come up with any good solutions, please let me know.


5. And, just to end on a super fun note...I'm off to somewhere fun for the long weekend. I'm going with my friend Claire, I'll be meeting up with my friend Eli, it will be warm (just like here), and I will be having a lot of fun.

Don't worry, though...I'll just be gone for the weekend. You won't miss me too much.

Have a fab weekend, everyone. xoxo

21 comments:

  1. Oh my gosh. I had one of those days last week too. I put the garbage from the meal I was making in my pots and pans cabinet.

    I hope you feel better! And have a super fun weekend!

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    1. HA! That's awesome! I'm surprise I didn't do that on Tuesday, also. :-)

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  2. I hope you feel better Jess! The coffee story cracked me up. :)

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    1. Thanks! I actually went and got allergies on top of everything today, if you can believe that. :-P

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  3. Hahahahahahahahahaha your Tuesday story is AWESOME. I do that kind of stuff all the time. Also, I'm curious to know what you teach. I teach high school Spanish, 11th and 12th graders.

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    1. I teach 9th and 10th grade English :-)

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  4. I got a mental image of you "stealing" your coffee and laughed out loud. Totally something I'd do too. :) Enjoy your weekend of fun!

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    1. The 7-11 guy laughed out loud, too...thank goodness. :-)

      Happy weekend!

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  5. I laughed at your coffee story. Been there, done that. Except in my case I paid for my coffee and then wandered off while they were making it, and sort of just left it there.

    I maintain that I was just doing my part to help our local economy.

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  6. hahaha, I can just see you "stealing" your coffee. Major oops!

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  7. I'm SOOO jealous of this trip!

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  8. Enjoy your weekend Jessica! :-) It seems you had a rough week...I have to say your coffee episode made me smile though, I´ve done something similar in the past and it still makes me laugh even if at the time I felt a tad silly.

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  9. I can commiserate. Christmas and New Year really take it out of me too. I'm a perfect Zombie during Nov and Dec especially. The miserable weather doesn't help either.

    I hope you feel refreshed after the weekend.

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  10. Have a great time on your super secret vacation (from which you might already be back because it's Sunday)!

    I hate those days where I just lumber around like a zombie. Sometimes you can't help but feel out of it though.

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  11. Hope that this week is going better than last! Cheers to sugar in the coffee and not feeling like a zombie ;)

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  12. Hi there!

    I just wanted to let you know that I left you awards over at my blog!!

    Pop on over and get em' :)

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