Don’t take things for granted

Never take anything for granted! No minute of the day is ever promised. So when you are struggling, remember someone else is wishing they could be in your position. For those who go to a race and don’t clock to get a check, tip over barrels, still stuck in the 5D, be grateful. There isContinue reading “Don’t take things for granted”

I needed to sell my Barrel Horse

So when I was told after my injection to slowly start riding again, I jumped at the chance. Although I knew in the back of my head this was not the right time. At first I told myself it was because he was a push style and with my hip injury, I really needed aContinue reading “I needed to sell my Barrel Horse”

Third week post op labral tear surgery

Monday I was not cleared to go back to work so just went to therapy and worked from home. I didn’t feel too bad, just sore and muscles tight. Tuesday my husband drove me up the doctor, and I had a couple xrays. Everything looked good, and he said I could take off my braceContinue reading “Third week post op labral tear surgery”

First week post op labral tear surgery

The first 3 days was rather a blur. Had surgery on Monday, Tuesday I pretty much slept all day. Wednesday and Thursday I slept a lot as well and don’t remember much. I couldn’t lift my leg, as the muscles didn’t want to work. I had to have help putting my leg up on theContinue reading “First week post op labral tear surgery”

Labral Tear Surgery

Hopefully this will help someone prepare for their journey. It is not an easy one. Since I already had the crutches, we put them in the truck for afterwards. I was not able to eat or drink, so got up and took off my wedding rings and put them in a safe spot at theContinue reading “Labral Tear Surgery”

Hip injection and Summer Time

I had my hip injected to see how long that would last as I was completing physical therapy and only other option was surgery. Which surgeon wanted to get me stronger and I was against surgery. The injection hurt when they did it, and they used an ultrasound machine to guide the needle. They usedContinue reading “Hip injection and Summer Time”

Life on crutches part one

The first part of the struggles with being on crutches was gaining strength. Trying to walk very far took a lot out of me. It was also a challenge getting up and down stairs, in and out of stores, and just doing regular tasks. I was blessed having horses so my upper body strength wasn’tContinue reading “Life on crutches part one”

Follow up after the wreck (herniated disc)

So after a month I was still hurting, and of course my walking was a little off. The back Surgeon after one of the MRI’s confirmed I had 3 herniated discs in my lower back. He mentioned possible surgery but wanted physical therapy to try their luck as well as my hip to get lookedContinue reading “Follow up after the wreck (herniated disc)”