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?”

Never Give up on what you love

“In the day when I cried out, You answered me, and made me bold with strength in my soul.” Psalm 138:3 This was when I was 7 months post op. I am now officially one year post op. This is a long post. I won’t lie, after you get hurt sometimes it is hard toContinue reading “Never Give up on what you love”

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)”

Distracted Driving (Not for young kids)

You know it only takes 3 seconds to get into an accident. Most people can’t read a text in less than 5 seconds! I used to be the type of person that thought I was in control, and I wouldn’t wreck if I drove distracted. I always thought if I slowed down or held myContinue reading “Distracted Driving (Not for young kids)”

Hip Labral surgery what to expect

I already went over some things to buy, in another post, but there is so much more that went with this surgery. It is a good idea to have something to keep you emotionally well. You are pretty much helpless for at least the first week and I needed help for awhile after that. ThereContinue reading “Hip Labral surgery what to expect”

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”

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”

Shopping list for Labral Tear Surgery

First off, I want to say everyone is different and so you can tweak what you want but at least this list will get you started. Now if possible, I recommend a month worth of supplies, but I only bought 2 weeks worth. But I have been on crutches before so going to the storeContinue reading “Shopping list for Labral Tear Surgery”

Pre labral tear surgery

So we made an appointment with the surgeon and set a date for November 13th, 2017. I informed my boss and everyone else. During the next couple weeks there was a lot going through my head. Whether I was making the correct decision, or was it going to be a mistake. What would happen ifContinue reading “Pre labral tear surgery”

Hunting Season 2017

This year when I was climbing the ladder stands my pain got really bad. I knew I couldn’t use a climber because raising it up uses my hips so I only used ladder stands. This also happened to be the time that the injection was wearing of and more things started irritating it. I couldn’tContinue reading “Hunting Season 2017”

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”