Alpha-Gal Syndrome

So what exactly is alpha gal allergy. It is an allergy that has been recently discovered that prevents people from eating red meat because an allergic reaction. They are still researching but it has been found to be caused by lone star ticks and chiggers. So my daughter was diagnosed from a blood test withContinue reading “Alpha-Gal Syndrome”

Throw away your trash!

Have you ever drove down the road and seen trash scattered, or bags to be picked up? Have you seen someone’s vehicle that you can’t sit in because they haven’t cleaned it in years? Well our lives are pretty similar. Just like the trash scattered all over the roads, we can scatter our “trash” asContinue reading “Throw away your trash!”

Last New Year Resolutions-Goals- Accomplished?

I had so much going on last year that I didn’t have time to process much. Between work, kids, and recovering, it really didn’t give me a chance. Everyone in my family wrote on a piece of paper a goal for the year. The bigger the goal the better. My goal last year was simple,Continue reading “Last New Year Resolutions-Goals- Accomplished?”

Take the first step

If you want anything in life, you must work for it. Life is definitely not easy and it is full of trials. These trials are what helps us become who we are. Just as long as we remember that God gives us choices. If we lose sight on what is good, we may lose sightContinue reading “Take the first step”

Troubled Times

When we go through troubled times, we need to remember that evil will not win! If we turn to God, he will protect us and carry us through deep water as our enemies can’t swim! Sometimes we wonder why would God do this to me or make me suffer. Why would God let an innocentContinue reading “Troubled Times”

Faith over Fear (Recovery)

When you get injured, no matter how big or small, it takes a toll on you. After you have been injured, even illness, your body/mind tends to try to protect itself. It definitely is not an easy task to overcome! When we are young, we were fearless. Then as time goes by, we learn thatContinue reading “Faith over Fear (Recovery)”

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”

Second week post op labral tear surgery

Well I can now get on and off the couch and the first part of week 2 I got in my bed and managed to sleep there. I had to take a pain killer as it hurt, when on the bed. But it was another step forward! I didn’t take any hydro-acet during the day,Continue reading “Second week post op labral tear surgery”

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”

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”