I switched positions this summer and I am now the Foster Parent Support Specialist for my county in Indiana. This means that I contact all of the foster parents for our county and either listen to what's going on in their lives or simply annoy them by interrupting whatever interesting things they were doing before I called them. It also means that I run a support group each month. I should start by saying that I have great flexibility with my job and I can pretty much work whatever hours that I want. It's the trade off for not being paid any thing as a social worker that you at least get some flexibility. My typical schedule is from about 7 am until 3:30 p.m. Well, because of the support group I didn't get home until 9 p.m. last night.
So, I got home and rode my bike, Sophie, on her trainer for the first time. It's much harder and more boring than outside. Luckily I was watching Criminal Minds so I atleast had something else to focus on!!!
I also was up at 5 am this morning so that I could go swimming. Today's Lesson Plan: Fist Drills. This actually went ok. When I was done with the drills I swam 100 meters to see how long it took me. 2 minutes 15 seconds. Hopefully, I will be swimming faster by the time this training program is over in March.