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post #31 of 34 Old 08-11-2011, 09:05 AM Thread Starter
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Chiilaa...ours are ID as well :) Thanks for the reassurance that "this too shall pass"

Well....Good news!

I saw an ortho doc yesterday and he says NO BROKEN HIP :)
Only nerve damage and if I do my PT and feel better, I can ride in about 2 weeks!

I am so excited and relieved! Going back to work next week, so I'm taking the rest of this week and part of next week easy.

Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, and today is a gift-that's why it's called the present.
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post #32 of 34 Old 08-11-2011, 09:25 AM
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congrats on the good news re: your hip!

Co-workers are the worst for me..... I'm in my 40's and had someone say "Aren't you a little old for this now?"......... Awkward silence.....

I hated the boot, had a 4 yr. Old trip, fall and roll over my foot and ankle, crush injury but I did ride, just walked around the neighborhood w/ it!!

Sad thing is, my hubby is mostly supportive of riding but has had 2 horses fall w/ or on him in his 5 yrs riding, poor guy! What are the odds? 3 wks ago, a new mare we got to be a trail horse for him put him in the hospital for 2 days, severe concussion-not wearing a helmet..... she was anxious to get going at the beginning of a ride, started scooting backwards, tripped on her heels, sat down and her body kept going backwards over onto him...... sigh.........

Hope you feel better really soon!

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post #33 of 34 Old 08-11-2011, 10:21 PM
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That's awesome that it's not actually broken. I'm sure that is a huge relief.

Always remember that feeling of looking at a big, open country over the ears of a good horse, seeing a new trail unwind ahead of you, and that ever-spectacular view from the top of the ridge!!! Follow my training blog: http://robertsontraining.blogspot.com/
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post #34 of 34 Old 08-11-2011, 10:30 PM Thread Starter
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Danastark....that's awful about your husband. Hope he is recovering well!

Smrobs...I am so relieved. I can't wait to get back in the saddle! I have had to promise everyone that I will be more careful, especially since I have 3 little ones to watch out for as well!

I am getting one of those saddle cross charms, totally blinged out, but still!

Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, and today is a gift-that's why it's called the present.
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