Early Days

Catch Up Post #3

This should be the final catch-up post to bring you current.

A few months ago I stopped working. Taking time off has been nice. I don’t currently have a timeline for returning to work. I’m taking time to heal, and am grateful for a husband who not only supports this, but suggested it to begin with.

I’m enjoying being a housewife. Cooking and cleaning and running errands is a lot less stressful when you have all day to do it. I’m also spending much more time with family, visiting friends, and doing projects that make me happy.

I’m spending A LOT of time at the barn. I’m assisting my trainer part time in exchange for lessons, which is good for the budget and amazing for my soul (and riding skills!). I get to groom and ride a number of wonderful horses. It truly is awesome and I want to do it forever, but we’ll see.

Hannah is amazing. She is just perfect. I constantly think that I must have saved children from a burning building in a past life to have the blessings that I do, and Hannah is at the top of the list. She is sweet, snuggly, has a sense of humor, and is totally game for everything. Plus she is talented as all get out.

I haven’t done any showing since that HT last August. I’ve done some more XC schools, and its been a “3 steps forward, 2 steps back” kind of thing with my confidence. I’m not in any rush; it takes what it takes.

I don’t have any goals right now, but I’m starting to get the itch for showing. We shall see what I can swing!

11 comments on “Catch Up Post #3

  1. I am glad you are finding a balance that is making you happy. And that you are back to blogging so I can follow your adventures :)


  2. Happy to that you're back to blogging, I've missed your posts! And I'm happy that everything seems to be going well now :)


  3. I'm happy that things are going well for you and that you and Hannah are doing well with each other. It's great to have you back posting blog updates.


  4. Glad you are able to take time out to heal and feel good :)


  5. Fun stuff. Glad its going well :)


  6. So glad you have this opportunity. :-)


  7. Reading this makes me really happy for you :)


  8. Finding balance is the most challenging part of adulting, I think. I'm glad you've found something that works so well for you <3


  9. I'm so happy you were able to take a step back (for yourself) and hit pause for awhile. Hannah sounds just wonderful.


  10. I'm so happy for you, so glad you are able to take your time and are enjoying Hannah so much!


  11. Hannah is so very lovely. I hope you'll make it to a show this summer. She'll wow you, and the itch will be back in full force. :0)


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