My butt hurts from so much sitting.
Also, I have brain whiplash from so many transitions in one day.
There’s something discombobulating about going from a meeting to meeting to meeting, switching gears and then POP! switching gears again to talk to Kindergarteners about how writers can write books with a bunch of pages, using words they know in a snap to write sentences!
Then POP! Back to meetings about teaching and data and SLOs (and also can you believe they made this decision and do you know what is going on and why are things like this? Because teachers are breaking a little bit, friends…)
Then POP! Kids again.
I don’t know if floobergated is a word you are familiar with, or just one of those words from my childhood, but I work hard to not be floobergated each day. Here are some tips if you happen to be a Remote Coach: *
- Reheat your coffee in between meetings, this is like a walk, even if it is to the microwave
- Don’t feel guilty if you have a gingersnap with that coffee
- Don’t feel guilty if it is actually 4 gingersnaps. They are almost like breakfast
- Drink water
- Text a friend in between meetings for music recommendations and play that music during any work times that you can have music playing in the backyard
- Plan walks with a friend for after your after school meetings. (Actually go on those walks too! Crunch acorns if you can)
- Keep a post it available to jot down any small thing that brings you joy (You don’t have to post videos of this joy but that is fun too)
- Drink more water
*Full Disclosure, I work hard to not get floobergated or discombobulated, but this does not actually mean I am successful at it.