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post #41 of 52 Old 10-16-2013, 08:22 PM Thread Starter
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Exciting News!!

Alright people, more updates. Maddy and I really bonded tonight. She finally stopped refusing the crossties and is doing amazing with her natural horsemanship. Not only that but, I TROTTED FOR THE FIRST TIME IN 8 MONTHS!!! I loved every second of it. My instructor had said I was a long time away from trotting, late November maybe, but I defied the odds again :) I also am doing the two point position better than before my diagnosis, and can balance with no hands at a walk :) Great day today!

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post #42 of 52 Old 10-16-2013, 11:18 PM
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Wow, all of that is AWESOME!! Congratulations, and enjoy that beautiful girl! :)

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post #43 of 52 Old 10-25-2013, 02:19 AM Thread Starter
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Alright. So I just got back from another chemo session tonight. I plan on going to visit Maddy tomorrow, and if I feel well enough, ride! And I am suuuper excited because.... ONLY 1 MORE CHEMO WOOT!!!!! Thanks for all the continued support. More updates tomorrow :)

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post #44 of 52 Old 10-25-2013, 02:37 AM
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I was so sure I posted on here before, apparently not.

Anyway, I am so happy for you, I have two women very close to me battling cancer right now, and they're just as strong as you are.

Congratulations on your success! Just remember to take it slow if you dont feel well :) the horse is there with you every step of the way
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post #45 of 52 Old 10-25-2013, 09:44 AM
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Beautiful! and Congratulations!

I love feel good stories. :)

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post #46 of 52 Old 10-25-2013, 10:02 AM
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Congratulations on both the beating cancer front & getting that nice mare. She is just lovely & I wish you many happy years together.
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post #47 of 52 Old 10-25-2013, 10:08 AM
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So great to hear you progress. Glad you doing well. Almost done with the chemo -yeah!

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post #48 of 52 Old 10-25-2013, 10:28 AM
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Congratulations for beating your cancer and getting a horse. Welcome to the wonderful world of horsemanship. You will love it and Maddy is very beautiful as well as you.
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post #49 of 52 Old 10-25-2013, 02:22 PM
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My sister in law is an Oncology nurse, and my husband lost his mom to multiple cancers when he was 9. So hearing of someone beating that nasty thing is SO wonderful! You look fantastic and your horse is STUNNING!
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post #50 of 52 Old 10-25-2013, 07:30 PM Thread Starter
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Finally Jumped!

Alright, so I got back from chemo yesterday and of course, I had to go see Maddy today! Towards the end of our ride i trotted her some, and finally jumped!! It was AWESOME! My instructor was really impressed with me :)
I tried to get a picture to work but unfortunately the camera decided to give me a panic attack XD

Heaven is the wind between a horse's ears...
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