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Sunday, April 27, 2008

Patience works, so does a teacher that can explain things that are hard to explain.

I had a lesson this week with my coach, and learned 2 small positions in my riding that "suddenly" had my horse floating and happy. Everything became easy. Now all I have to do is memorize the feelings and store them in my brain.

I have learned to be patient, finally. I am now listening to my body, and pushing it as far as I can comfortably go. I start doing aerobics again this week. I can't wait.

I feel ready to take the next step. I am ready to start re-joining the fight to get to a more healthy weight. I am ready to take charge of my life. I am ready to take responsibility for my actions.

No more excuses and frustration with waiting for others. I am about as healed as I am going to be, and it is now time to learn to live with what I have.

Am I 100%? No. But I am close. I can live with this head that I now have.

I can be an athlete and friend and lover. It just takes being responsible for who and what I am.

I'm ready to start acting like a healed person.
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    Great blog. I work at a university where there is a fantastic equestrian program, so I know from many of my students what dedication and hard work can do.

    Best of luck with your riding and shows, and continued success with your fitness and nutrition work.

    4776 days ago
    YAY!!! I'm glad that you've had such a wonderful breakthrough! Congrats and wishes for continued success. :)
    4799 days ago
    Good luck and great attitude!
    4803 days ago
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