There’s nothing like being sick to make you thankful for health. I have never known the truth of that so much as I did with dengue fever. A week of sleeping all day and all night (literally) with a fever of 103* and weeks of recovery after that contrasted with normal life.
It’s so nice to be back to normal. I’m grateful for all the help I had in my classroom (yay for Emily, my student teacher) and the care of friends and coworkers who supported her, my kids, and me. I’m thankful for a flexible group of kids who prayed for me and reported to their parents on my increasing time at school each day (2 hours the first day, 3 hours the next, etc.) as I returned to work.
For sleep and healing and feeling good again, I give thanks.