by Hannah the Zebra
Monday was my first day working at my own school site. Teaching two days a week is taking more out of me than I had hoped. But I know part of it is that I’m still nervous about it. How well will this work? Can I manage to do it? How will it work over the long term? And anxiety, of course, uses energy. I’m sure I will calm down a little the more I do it. But I am really, really glad to be back on campus after 11 months. One of my closest friends, whom I normally team teach with, greeted me when I walked on campus with, “So, how does it feel to be back?” And out of my mouth, without even realizing I was going to say it, came the words, “Comforting. Enormously comforting.” My next day teaching is tomorrow…….