Weekend recap: facelift

You might notice that things are looking a little blue-er around here. I decided it was time for a few little changes to the blog but didn’t want to do anything drastic. I added a few things to the menu bar at the top, changed a few other little things with the layout, and added some stuff to the sidebar. It should make navigation a little easier.

It was a pretty boring weekend around here. We got a lot of rain last week so the barn was swampy. We mainly just handwalked (which really is just Henry grazing because I get tired of trying to drag him around) a few days and that was it.

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I nom so hard

Luckily I have the coolest horse in the world and sitting in his stall for almost a week doesn’t change a thing about him so yesterday when it was finally dry I just got right on and did a dressage ride. Love ponies that are so easy to own. I also got to try his new Firefly bonnets on him. As usual – LOVE!

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Black square front with gray trim, white cord, and a row of black rhinestones

 

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Ear embroidery makes me happy

 

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V-front in Firefly colors to match his new Firefly logo baby pad

Then he did more of this:

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Told you it was a boring weekend.

When I got home from the barn yesterday I was feeling particularly fat and gross (WHY IS THERE SO MUCH HALLOWEEN CANDY STILL IN MY HOUSE AND WHY IS IT SO DELICIOUS?) so I decided to go for a run. I used to run a lot when I did triathlons but I quit mainly because I have chronic exertional compartment syndrome, which makes running difficult for me. I guess I just kinda forgot about what exactly that entails and kept trying to push through it before I remembered that once it starts it doesn’t get better, so 3.5 miles later my dumb ass ended up hobbling the rest of the way home. Legs are not happy today. I really need to get a gym membership back so I can swim again because something’s gotta give.

If you’re wondering why there have been basically no pictures of me riding lately, it’s because my awesome photo-taking friend has been pretty sick. So if you ever want to see decent pictures again, send her some positive vibes! Get well soon Amy, I think everyone misses you.

21 thoughts on “Weekend recap: facelift

  1. Wow. That syndrome sounds nasty! I just developed Exercise Induced Anaphalaxis, which is the weirdest and creepiest thing ever. What is with the human body rejecting exercise?!

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    1. For me it only seems to reject running. Or riding, if I use regular fillis irons with a short stirrup length. It took years for someone to finally figure out what my problem was.

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