Mental Recovery Getting Me Out Of The House Besides doctor’s appointments and PT, taking yoga lessons was the first activity that I did after getting hurt that got me out and about. Anxiety Over What People Think It was in the beginning when I walked with the walker that I always felt self-conscious and was … Continue reading What Yoga Has Done For My TBI Recovery
Trying To Ditch The Walker! It is really exciting that I’m finally able to ditch the walker and switch to two canes. A little scary, but exciting. So far, I have not been able to completely retire the waker. I feel like I’m getting closer and closer to it though. Didn’t Quite Achieve My Goal… … Continue reading Walking With The Sticks!!
Sometimes I Hate To Hear The Term Why you may ask? Of course, this is an important skill to learn you advance with your riding and the horses that you ride. I have found over the years, that many people are misinformed or don’t understand what exactly it means. This leads riders with good intentions, … Continue reading “On The Bit”- What It Means
What’s Been Going On With Little Miss Ruby! We had a stint of bad weather and our training schedule got a little inconsistent for about a month or so. Luckily, Mother Nature has blessed us so far to start out 2020! We are back on track again and have made some great progress. Ruby Yesterday! … Continue reading Ruby Update January,13
Forearm canes Also known as elbow crutches, Canadian crutches, or Lofstran crutches (that is a brand name). Basically, if you aren’t familiar, they are canes (one on each side), that besides the normal handle to hold they also have a cuff that goes around your forearm. My Walker And I Have A Long History Since … Continue reading TBI Progress- Learning To Use Forearm Canes!
Headaches I would say my baseline headache or in other words, my everyday headache is somewhat reduced. This is encouraging because I believe it means the Botox shots, as well as other medication, is actually working! My “emergency” headache medication, the stuff that I take when my migraines get really intense, I have not had … Continue reading December TBI Update
I hope you had a wonderful weekend! Here are some positive vibes to close out the weekend and get next week off to the right start! Enjoy! I Love Natural Life! Check them out, I bet it will help you scratch a few people off your Christmas list! https://www.naturallife.com/ Continue reading Happy Sunday
My Weekend On Saturday, I took a day trip to see the horse farm where my friend, Jennifer works. It was about an hour and a half drive each way. While there I just sat in a chair, watched the horses and talked to people. It was a beautiful morning in Harper’s Ferry, WV. I … Continue reading Neuro fatigue: Pay Back For A Great Weekend!
Something I Have not Talked About In A While! Which is a good thing, since it means that I’m getting less and less fearful as I continue on my brain bruised healing journey! Not to say that it has totally gone away though, which I thought was a good reason for me to touch on … Continue reading Fear&TBI
Yesterday’s Critique Yesterday, I did a critique of a photo of Christina and Ruby, the photo that you see below. We are taking it one step farther than I have in the past. Yesterday I critiqued the good and bad of the photo. Today, I will give some suggestions on what Christina and Ruby can … Continue reading Christina & Ruby Part 2