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  • Canadian Sandy
    Canadian Sandy Member Posts: 716
    I’m so happy you Got to ride

    I’m so happy you Got to ride your horse today! It’s amazing what something like that can do for us.

  • myAZmountain
    myAZmountain Member Posts: 417 **
    JanJan63 said:

    Do you live in Arizona? I'm

    Do you live in Arizona? I'm going to Phoenix and possibly Sedona in April. I'm wondering what the weather will be like? First trip anywhere in 7 years!!

    Jan

    Arizona

    Yes I do! I live in the Hualapi mountains, about 90 minutes south of Vegas. Sedona is gorgeous--the red rock formations are amazing! There are some cool little towns outside of there wortha visit if you are coming from Phoenix--they are Jerome and Cottonwood. I think the weather in April will be ideal-prob mid 70's during day and chilly cool at night! Praying you an get your treatment done so you can do your trip--

     

  • JanJan63
    JanJan63 Member Posts: 2,478

    Arizona

    Yes I do! I live in the Hualapi mountains, about 90 minutes south of Vegas. Sedona is gorgeous--the red rock formations are amazing! There are some cool little towns outside of there wortha visit if you are coming from Phoenix--they are Jerome and Cottonwood. I think the weather in April will be ideal-prob mid 70's during day and chilly cool at night! Praying you an get your treatment done so you can do your trip--

     

    Thank you! My friend that we

    Thank you! My friend that we're going with has been several times and wants to take us to a few places. I've seen her pictures of the red rocks, stunning! I hope I'm strong enough to fully enjoy things. I've been exercising and am doing better. Cool at night, hey? I mostly just want to relax in a pool outdoors. I haven't been in a pool in years and when I was paralyzed after the blood clot I used to dream about it. I think because I was so weak the idea of buoyancy was very appealing.

    I'm so looking forward to it! I thought I'd never get to go anywhere again, ever. Between money issues and being sick and weak it just didn't seem possible. But a few years ago I renewed my passport and got a ten year one because I was feeling optimistic. And now I'll actually get to use it! Yay!

    The last trip I was on was Paris with the same friend. Two years before I was diagnosed. It was the most amazing thing I've ever or will ever do in my life. The sights were incredible and the people were so nice, nothing like their reputation. The last day we were taking the subway to the airport and I was going up a flight of stairs with my suitcase and bag and a man just grabbed my suitcase and ran it to the top of the steps for me! He just smiled and took off, so sweet. There was only one person the whole time that didn't speak english. It was lovely. 

    I suspect this will be my last trip anywhere so I really want to enjoy it! I'm worried because it's been so cold in places where it's never cold. I'll be in the outdoor polls even if I have to wear a sweater!

    Jan

  • JanJan63
    JanJan63 Member Posts: 2,478

    I’m so happy you Got to ride

    I’m so happy you Got to ride your horse today! It’s amazing what something like that can do for us.

    Thanks Sandy, it's good for

    Thanks Sandy, it's good for the soul. I wish I knew how to post pictures on here, I'd post the pics of my horse visiting me in the hospital. He's such a cool guy. He tolerates anything and everything. I adore him. I was talking to an animal communicator a few weeks ago (think what you will) and she said he and I are 'fiercely connected'. I believe it to be true. He kept turning his head to look back at me when I stopped like he was making sure I was okay.

    A few years ago after I got out of the hospital after the blood clot I went there to visit him but could still hardly walk. So they got me a chair and I sat in the doorway of an observation area in the indoor arena. They brought him in and he just stood and snuggled with me for a long time. The next few times my daughter went out there and would take him in the arena to run around loose he'd run over to the observation area and look in through the window to see if I was there. He did it a few times, apparently. I love him so, so much. Sorry for going on about him so long. 

    Jan

  • Canadian Sandy
    Canadian Sandy Member Posts: 716
    Animals are smarter than a

    Animals are smarter than a lot of people think. He was probably just as happy to see you as you were to see him. I love to here you talk about your horse......he makes you so happy!