I promised I would update before and after my surgery! The surgery was for sure needed on my shoulder. I had some tearing of my labrum and my rotator cuff. I had bone spurs on my clavicle that was, in fact, wearing on my rotator cuff. If this situation is like my left shoulder, I assume that when I was kicked in the chest last September, inflammation then formed in my shoulder on the side I was kicked leading to persistent irritation! Same thing happened in my left! They also removed my bicep tendon and anchored it to the bone vs the joint capsule!
Anyhow, it has been a little over two weeks and my shoulder is still in a sling! I do get out of my sling on May 6. I will be limited on weight. Right now, I’m not allowed to lift anything with my right arm. Eventually I will work up to five pounds etc. But, I’m doing pretty good! As long as I don’t physically use my right arm, all is well!
For lessons— I am wanting to start back the first week of May for those that can saddle the horse! If the rider cannot swing the saddle, I will either need parental help or message me so we can make sure Hannah can be there! I won’t be able to handle more than one student at a time. If there is a family with two riders, message me so I can have Hannah there! I miss my students! This will be a slow process and I will be feeling my self out to see what I can handle so please be patient! ❤️
Due to my upcoming surgery this week, I’m taking time off. I have been blessed with so many lessons in the last week! My body is sore, sunburnt, and tired. It’s time to reserve myself for my surgery! I apologize for any inconvenience! But I have to reserve my energy to heal from the surgery! I also cannot do my best when in pain!
I’m very blessed to have a husband and kiddo to help with the horses and dogs. This is going to be a long few weeks. I appreciate all those whom have offered to help! I will only have one arm for a bit! Pray for my husband and his cooking to provide food for us! I’m very thankful that my dad is coming for a few days to help out as well! Ken and my boys will do good together! Now to clean house and rest up!
If you do want to help, I can say my people eat a lot. Food is welcomed! Feel free to text me! If I respond and it’s weird, blame it on voice text and pain meds! ❤️ you all and will miss my students!
Some of these things may not sound great but in my eyes, they are! For starters. Honey had some training put on her and now she is part of my lesson program! Declan is starting to realize that lessons are work so he is also doing great!
I found out that, by the Grace of God, Lynx’s lesion is GONE! Poof!!! GONE! He does currently have a hoof abscess but that will clear up! I get to ride my boy again! I can’t wait!!! But, I have to wait as I am finally getting my right shoulder repaired! Something that has been bothering me forever is finally getting the fix it needs! Yes, this will put me in a sling for a month and no weight for four months, but I will be stronger after!
While I am recovering, we have Whiskey in training! I’m super excited about that! He will spend a little more time than I thought with the trainer but that is just flat awesome! Baby horse will learn to be a working horse before he comes home!!! So far he is learning the basics and doing so good!
My lesson program is picking up too! Now my shoulder surgery might slow it down but I am currently teaching parents how to do the heavy lifting and I have Hannah as my helper! I think we can do this!! I will just be the one armed talking head for a bit!
After I recover, Lynx and I will get together and get in shape so we can go back to our favorite things! I’m blessed beyond belief! Thank you Lord for all of your blessings!