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Day 18: Teaching went really well
yoko katz August 25, 2014

Day 18: Teaching went really well

Day 18 after my 1st chemotherapy. (Japanese translation is at the end. 日本語での記入は英語の後にあります。) School has started and it was my first day of teaching for the semester.  I had full energy today.  Each class lasts less than 3 hours with a break in between.  I started out as usual routine, introduction of the course.  When I introduced my syllabus which include schedule for the semester, I made an announcement of my health condition to my students.  I did my best to be honest about what is expected every three weeks after my chemo cycles.  I explained what I experienced from the first cycle.  There are some days that I won't be as energetic as I am today.  I appreciate my students reaction that they all looked sincere to me.  I am thankful for that.  I am excited to be able to teach the subject! First day of teaching: Be active, when I can!

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