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getting out

traterttrater Posts: 288
edited 06/11/2012 - 8:29 AM in Good News
I just wanted to share with you all some very good news! At the beginning of February my daughter's high school called me to see if I could fill in as a substitute teacher at her school for a week because one of the teachers and his wife were having a baby. Reluctantly, I agreed. I never know from one day to the next how I'm gonna feel. I agreed anyway! Well that week came and went, without too much trouble, and I was asked to come back the next week and the next week, etc. I have filled in every day except for two, since the beginning of February. Every day hasn't been without pain and limping and pain!, but I have actually muddled thru it and I feel so good about myself! I had been feeling so useless and depressed, but being asked to work there has made me feel wanted and appreciated. I hope that I'll be able to continue filling in until the end of the school year. The money has been nice! Especially since MY income has been ZERO dollars and ZERO cents for the last 11 years!!
Have a great weekend, you guys!


  • Good for you - what a great feeling that must be!! I understand that fear that holds you back but makes you want to try....I hope you can keep that pain under control and continue to do what you love. Every accomplishment starts with the decision to try.

  • It's good to hear you're doing better and again feeling needed in the work force. You should be proud of yourself! Take care and maybe splurge a little to pamper yourself with a gift. Take care. Charry
    DDD of lumbar spine with sciatica to left hip,leg and foot. L4-L5 posterior disc bulge with prominent facets, L5-S1 prominent facets with a posterior osteocartilaginous bar. Mild bilateral foraminal narrowing c-spine c4-c7 RN
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