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XC Schooling and my first upcoming show!
Wednesday, May 06, 2015      8 comments

Saturday we hauled about an hour away to cross country (XC) school before the course is closed for an upcoming show. ... Read more
Treadmill vs Runkeeper
Wednesday, April 01, 2015      4 comments

So I got a new emoticon the end of December. I was surprised that it said I was much slower than Run Keeper had... Read more
Long time no blog
Wednesday, July 23, 2014      7 comments

Wow.. It's been since May! What a crazy warped week!!! I need to get out of cars every 3 yrs based on mileage I put on (400 a week) in order to get any worthwhile trade in and not have to pay for repairs down the road. While I used to... Read more
Any else cry when they get frustrated and/or feel helpless?
Monday, May 05, 2014      6 comments

This is driving me NUTS... I think it's hormones or something because this hasn't happened to me before but has happened twice now. First, I was in a friends driveway, down hill slope and sheer ice. I was stuck and could not get out. I was... Read more
MidWest Horse Fair take heed
Friday, April 11, 2014      6 comments

For my friends going to MidWest Horse Fair If you go to the Midwest Horse Fair, be sure to wash your hands, change clothing and change boots/shoes before going into your own barn,to prevent the spread of EH-V-1: EHV-1 UPDATE 4/8/2014--thi... Read more
The Onyx Saga
Monday, March 10, 2014      7 comments

Onyx went to her new adoptive parents on 2-16. Shortly after she arrived in their house, she jumped their 6' wooden fence and was gone. I saw the fence and saw the tracks. There was a bit of snow, so the fence might have been more like 4'. This ... Read more
Sick w/ grief... my foster dog is lost!
Monday, February 17, 2014      11 comments

I'm beside myself. I feel sick, guilt, etc. I adopted out my shy foster dog on Sunday. They live 1.5 hours away. They had her home for about an hour and she bolted over their 6' fence and disappeared into a forest preserve ... Read more
Went to the PT last night...
Wednesday, December 04, 2013      5 comments

Back in September I got this killer pain in one knee while training for a 1/2 marathon. I had to back off the mileage increase and was able to run just over 6 miles before the pain came in drastically effected my time, but I did complete the ... Read more
IT Bands, Trailers, Heart Attacks and new foster oh my!
Monday, December 02, 2013      3 comments

Wow. So much has happened this past month and so little! Due to freaky weather I only emoticon twice in Nove... Read more
First 1/2 Marathon recap...
Monday, October 07, 2013      9 comments

I personally found it was HARDER to decide to run a 1/2 and actually start the training then it was to physically run the race! ... Read more
1/2 Marathon completed!
Saturday, October 05, 2013      17 comments

emoticon about 15 minutes longer than I was hoping for, but the dang IT band flared up after 6 miles. Interesting... Read more
OMG This hurts! and it bites!!!
Wednesday, September 25, 2013      16 comments

emoticon ... Read more
ouch, that really hurt -- trying to figure the 9 mile run issue
Monday, September 23, 2013      7 comments

Okay, I ran 9 miles yesterday. Before 7 miles, I felt a strain in my hips. I believe it was the the adductor brevis muscle? then around 7.5 miles, I started getting a lot of outside to the bottom front knee pain, only in the left knee. I... Read more
XC Jumping Day!!
Monday, August 26, 2013      6 comments

I bugged my trainer enough, she finally had a XC schooling day at the farm! Love that the barn manager is interested in the same type of riding I am so this XC course keeps getting more jumps added to it!! ... Read more
TALLY-HO, a Fox Hunting we did go!
Monday, August 12, 2013      10 comments

My friend and I had SOO much fun! ... Read more

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