First Off! I’m not complaining really. I’m just updating other TBI patients who have followed my recovery on how things are going. This time last year I was not even halfway to where I’m now. So really I don’t mean to sound ungrateful for how far I have come. Migraines My migraines prior to covid-19 … Continue reading TBI Troubles & Oh Yeah, It’s National Popcorn Day!
Don’t Really Know How I Feel About New Years Resolutions Do you set a New Years Resolution? In some ways I think it is a great idea because it gives you something to work towards, and encourages you to keep your eye on the prize. On the other hand, we have all heard stories about … Continue reading Riding Resolutions?
Kemerton I will start by saying that Kemerton is the higher strung of my two horses. Even in his old age. He was a racehorse for a long time and when he gets worked up it can be a challenge to get his attention back and settle him down. So Far So Good… The ride … Continue reading Kemerton-Gave Me A Run For My Money!
Probably Sounds Pretty Lame Right? Well, considering that I have only walked and trotted. With a few steps of canter here and there since I got hurt, I never would have expected I would stay on if my horse bucked. I did though! Sunday Funday A group of us at the barn were playing mounted … Continue reading My Horse Bucked And I Didn’t Fall Off!
Why? For one I used to keep a journal of my lessons. Making notes on what we did and how the students are progressing. Prior to my TBI, I could do the lessons and then come inside and write in the journal. Now, I can’t remember by the time I get inside exactly what happened, … Continue reading Monday Lesson Report
I’m Very Self Conscious! After not riding for almost 3 years because of my TBI, I’m finally back in the saddle again. I have been for a while now, but I wasn’t brave enough to share it with everyone. I was nervous that it was too good to be true. That one day I would … Continue reading Proof That I’m Back In The Saddle
This Is Not My First Pair Of This Brand I already have a pair of older Eargasm Ear Plugs. I saw somewhere, don’t remember where an ad for these new ones called Slides. With as much trouble as I have with a lot of noise and talking around me causing neuro fatigue, I figured I … Continue reading My Latest TBI Trick- Eargasm Slide Ear Plugs
Welcome To The Back 40! Rusty is a grade, looking mostly quarter horse like chestnut gelding. Monty, is a roan gelding, also of quarter horse body type. Instant Best Friends Rusty arrived at the farm on Saturday. He had about an hour and a half long trailer ride to get to the farm. He unloaded … Continue reading 2 Week-End Days And 2 New Horses!
Lots Of Anxiety At the point in my recovery when I was able to go outside, with a walker. I went out to the barn and unexpectedly had a ton of anxiety. Literally, panic attacks. Not fun stuff. It took me a while to realize the reason was not that I was really afraid of … Continue reading Another T.B.I Victory- A Horsey One!
I Had Quite The Busy Week! Starting With Summer Camp! The Three Musketeers – Team Games Practice The Wrong Diagonals- Team Game Practice Cool Starting To Rehab After A 7 Month Lay Up #Babywesternhorseturnedbabyenglishhorse (Otherwise known as Aleta & Ruby) Christina & Dublin Taylor And Finn- The Old Man Has Still Got It! Taylor’s First … Continue reading A Week’s Worth Of Pictures!