Rewind on this week....
I reported back on Monday and that night I started getting a sore throat. Got through Tuesday...it was still sore but I made it. Nothing a little DayQuil could't handle. Wednesday that little sore throat went to swallowing razors (well, it felt like it) and ZERO energy. Thursday turned into neck and back aches, sore throat and having to rest (aka lay my head down) in between every little task I did. Thursday night...Meet the Teacher. I put my "I'm not sick" face on and greeted everyone with a smile. Let's just say an hour and a half later I could barely stand or walk...get home to discover I have a fever. (100.4) I don't get fevers...my normal body temp is like 97.1, so this made me raise my eyebrows a little.
Friday. I should've never gone to school...but I did because I have TWENTY SIX 5th grades coming Monday morning...I had to finish my room. AND, I have my first student teacher who is starting the 1st day of school and she was coming to meet me that afternoon. I seriously took 4 breaks while getting ready. Shower-lay in bed, get dressed-lay in bed, dry hair-lay in bed, makeup-lay in bed. Got to school around 9:30...and had a little burst of energy (maybe 45 minutes) and got a few things done but it was just about all down hill from there. I had my nurse check me and I actually didn't have a fever (thanks to the meds) but my lymph nodes were swollen and throat red. Long story short...I made it until noon and couldn't do it anymore. Went straight to the doctor. No Strep, No Mono...tested me for West Nile (since I have all the symptoms EXCEPT the main one...a
And all that, just for this....my classroom tour!
My desk area
Wall opposite my lockers
Front of Classroom. I couldn't get a good picture, but the flags
across the top are my place value banners. Billions to Thousandths.
Here it is a little closer. It's just too long to fit in one picture!
Looking towards my door
Opposite corner looking at my desk
Locker tags...scrapbook paper
View from my front door