Thursday, January 5, 2012

Concussions and a flower covered in bugs.

Today, I originally planned on writing the second half of my Getting to Paradise adventure, 
but my head isn't really working well today.

Yesterday, I fell off Mikey.

I am experiencing my first ever concussion.

Concussions, I am learning, are not much fun.  Talking and concentrating is painful, my head is throbbing and i'm exhausted.

Kinda like hangovers.

Thankfully, I wear that silly, but brain-saving, black helmet whenever I ride so I will be just fine in a couple days.

This is part of horseback riding. 
It was bound to happen sooner or later, and it will surely happen again.

But, just like in life, what do you do when you fall?
You get back in the saddle and try again.

Hope all of you are having a great Thursday!

Anyone have any concussion stories they care to share?
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Meghan Goheen said...

Oh man I don't like hearing that.
Hope you feel better soon.

kaitlin {bee-loved} said...

eek, scary! Glad to hear that you are ok. I've had quite a few concussions from soccer, and they were never ever fun. Feel better soon friend!

Anonymous said...

oh no! Feel better!

Erica [pocket full of chuckles] said...

aww, i hope you feel better! I've never had a concussion, but try to take it easy for a while.

Bethany said...

Feel better soon!!

Alycia (Crowley Party) said...

feel better! loving that picture and you blog :)

Ashley said...

Oh no! Thanks goodness for the helmet! Feel better soon!!!

Britt @ A Southern Bee DIary said...

Oh my gosh, you poor thing! Now I feel terrible about emailing you about link ups. You are a trooper! Thanks for answering, but you should have rested! Take care !!

xo. A Southern Bee Diary


Jenna@The Life of the Wife said...

Yikes!! I've never had a concussion but my best friend fell off her horse a couple weeks ago and got one!! So sad for you girl! Now that is a bad day!


Stephanie said...

I was an athletic trainer for awhile (a few years back), and one of my athletes got a concussion during a football game. I asked him what the date was (it was November 1st) and he looked at me and said "It's October 32nd....Wait..." and then he passed out in the grass. I had to call an ambulance. : )

Hope you feel better soon!

Amanda said...

This is reason #502 that I'm afraid of horses! They're too too big for my likings!!
Hoping you have a quick recovery


Bailey Schneider said...

Oh NO!! I'm sorry to hear! Yikes ... thank goodness for helmets!
Hope you have a speedy recovery!
Much love, Bailey from Vanilla Blonde

Mary said...

I am glad you are doing better and even got to blog about it. Last month I tried to Zumba and ended up falling and having a semi Concussion. I hit hard but nothing like falling off a horse. I love how this will no stop you, Great motto.

Mary from ♥ ♥

P.s I took one of your buttons <333

Amber @ A Little Pink in the Cornfields said...

Oh my! I hope you're feeling better today. I'm so glad you wear a helmet!

Brooklyn said...

Oh no! I hope you feel better soon! I've actually had two concussions in my 28 years. 1) I fell out of a golf cart head first onto the road 2) soccer game. So glad you were wearing your helmet!!

marie said...

Yikes, best wishes for a speedy recovery. The worst ailment I've had is a sprained ankle and I hated being out of commission for a few days.

rkjalernpan said...

Love your blog. So sorry to hear about the concusion. Get well soon!

Dana @ said...

Hope you're feeling better. I feel your pain. I have a 17h thoroughbred and I swear every time I fall off, he grows a fee more inches. Be safe!

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