1. It's only September and she's already exhausted.
  2. The planning, the teaching, the grading - it's an unending cycle.
  3. That's not to mention the behavioral, psychological, and emotional needs of her students that she must address daily.
  4. But nobody wants to hear a teacher complain; after all, they DO have most of the summer off.
  5. And so she forges ahead, silently, resolutely, and with her chin up.