Repost, BTE 8 of 9: Spring Fitness

Continuing to repost the entries from my previous monthly blogs Back To Eventing and Back To Riding. This was originally posted on the USEA website Tue, 2011-04-19, archived here. Illustration by Jean Abernethy. At this point in the column, the rot had started to set in. It’s was becoming more obvious that I would notContinue reading “Repost, BTE 8 of 9: Spring Fitness”

On the 8th Day of Christmas: Eight Resolutions

Change of plans. I spent several days quagmired in an earnest, heartfelt post on my past, present, and future. Nevermind. Take it as read that for 2015, I want to keep the good bits (husband, health, horse shows) and improve where needed (food habits, exercise habits, work habits). The standard suite of New Year’s resolutions.Continue reading “On the 8th Day of Christmas: Eight Resolutions”

Failing On Your Way To Success

Work: day off. Rain. Mostly. Ramblings: There is nothing new. Only restatements of what we already know. I confess, I’m a soft touch for an Ironman story. The winners are super-fit professionals with more focus than I will ever have. Admirable, but with as much relevance to my life as the NBA Draft. At theContinue reading “Failing On Your Way To Success”

Immersed in the Equine Idiom

Work: PM heat therapy. Discussion: Two microwaved heating pads + sheepskin cover + wool blanket + warmish weather = happy horse. I have no idea why he doesn’t melt. Ramblings for the Day: I can’t swim and count at the same time. In order to keep track of my laps for the Polar Challenge thatContinue reading “Immersed in the Equine Idiom”