Which is good because all I've been doing lately is....
...mostly chicken wings too considering I work at BWW and they're free and I'm a broke bitch...GAWD IM SO FAT.
I noticed in the recent pics we took that I seriously look like I gained all 40 lbs back. I've never liked the way I look in a saddle (my legs are stupid long and I have a short torso), but add thunder thighs, jelly tummy and ratchet ass love handles and BAM, whale in the saddle. I havent worked out in over 2 months and its showing. But. I work like, so much. Last thing I want to do is expend more energy working out. I think the problem is I only eat dinner because I dont have time to make meals during the day and keep forgetting to pre-make stuff, and whatever I eat I eat too much of, even though I avoid fast food like the plague and my metabolism is like the fuck is happening and now I'm jiggly. The struggle is real.
This weekend I made a swift trip to the O-H I-O to pick up my silver child. She is perfect and I love her lots already.
Yankee pretending to hate it..but he told me he loves it. Its SO roomy!!
Also over the weekend I learned that one of my online horse friends died suddenly (even though people said at first it was a hoax) and it jolted me into some weird emotional state where all I wanted to do was cuddle things and tell everyone I loved them.
(The girls name was Lacey J and she was very famous on instagram for her trick ponies and daredevil feats like jumping 4'9 bareback or without hands. She was an amazing rider and a beautiful person all around. Never seen anyone like her and she died far far too soon. We only talked a little bit, but she was truly fantastic).
All I wanted to do was ride my horse when I got to the barn Monday. And I wanted to do all the things I've been wanting to do for a while, just in case I never got the chance again (see, death makes me weird).
I did some flatwork bareback despite his mount everest withers...
|Try not to die of cuteness overload|
|NICE use of hind end buddy|
Enjoyed my horse....
Jumped my favorite jump...
and galloped out in a field...
Sometimes you just gotta do what makes you happy. I won't get too emo here, but take a step back and appreciate what you have! Some people have it a LOT worse than you and you could be dead. Think on that, but don't let it ruin your day. Lacey J lived a beautiful life and she influenced thousands of girls to keep their heads high despite sometimes horrible circumstances. She was an inspiration and it made me think about my own life a little more. I needed that.
Hug your horses and people! (and other critters!)
Part 2-3 coming soon!