So I have not posted on this blog in a very, very, very long time. I have also not worn breeches in a very, very ,very long time. My horse the beautiful and amazing horse I had passed 2 and a half years ago now. I have not been on a horse since.
At first it was because I would have been too sad. Then it was because I was angry and I didn't want to ride another horse. Then it became about being too busy and my ex didn't want me around horses, and then it was nursing school...
I am not sad anymore, I am not angry (but I still don't think there is a better horse out there), and I am not married to the hate horses guy anymore. I am still in Nursing school and ridiculously busy and broke, but in two weeks.. I am RIDING!!!!
I am going to get on a friends horse ( a horse I know pretty well) and I am going to ride. Probably will ride western, since I don't really want to put breeches back on quite yet, but the big point.. this girl is literally going to get back on the horse.
I am pretty excited and quite frankly, a little scare and nervous. I haven't ridden in awhile and I hope it comes back fairly quickly. My good horsey friends have been at me to ride, and I finally said yes when I filed for divorce. It has taken me another two months to get up the real courage and time to go, so I am going riding again. I am learning that I need to take care of myself in ways that feed my happiness and lower my stress. The barn, horses and riding do that for me. I have been away to long
I really do have to start shrinking the size of my breeches... so I may have to start posting more regularly.
I now have access to TWO free gyms.. one in my complex, and one two blocks away at my school. I have run out of excuses. I will also have to walk the Basset now at least a couple times a day since we are apartment dwellers and country dwellers no more.
I have been scoping out the parks and I have found a couple good ones for morning walks and an arboretum for afternoon walks and study place for nice days with the pup.
I will post how the ride goes and maybe a couple healthy eating options.. but this coming weekend.. I am bound for Minnesota! It is family and friends time, and I am going to hit that fair!