Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Just Write

I haven't really had much to say these last few days, but I love to write.  So, I'm just going to start writing and see what comes out.  You guys may get scared. lol

Once again we are under the gun when it comes to winter weather.  This time though, we have snow on top of it.  I told Phelan that it's her fault the weather is so bad.  I think she brought it with her from Kansas.  We haven't had this kind of weather for over 20 years!!!!  I don't know about you, but I'm already done with winter.  I use to like winter, no sweating!  Well, over the last two years, I've gotten to where I spend more time outside and I'm missing the warmer weather.  And at this moment, I could overlook a small amount of sweating.  Now don't get me wrong, I probably will be complaining about the heat this coming summer, but right now, I'm wanting some warmer weather.

On another subject, as I was watching the horses and cows from my window this morning, I realized that one of the cows were limping.  Great.  These cows are sooooo wild, the only way to get close to them is with a tranquilizer gun.  It's too cold to tranquilize them right now so we are just going to have to watch her and see how she does.  Maybe it's just a snow ball stuck up in her hoof.  I hope that's all it is.  I keep watching her every time I go by the window.  Just something else I'm going to have to worry about in this weather.

I'm still checking out different things to do on the farm.  I'm REALLY starting to fall in love with draft horses.  Well, the idea of draft horses.  I've never been around draft horses but they can't be any worse than the crazy racehorses that I use to work with.  I've even joined a few groups on Facebook about draft horses hoping I can learn more about them.  To be honest though, if I don't do something with my knee, I'm not going to be able to do anything physical.

I've been putting off going to the doctor about my knee.  I keep telling myself if I would just lose weight it wouldn't hurt anymore.  But, it's hard for me to do much because of the knee.  And to compensate for the knee, I've been putting extra pressure on my opposite leg.  Therefore making my hip hurt.  Once again, the loss of my extra 300,00 lbs would probably help it.  But, well, you know........

See what happens when my mind is left to ramble?

So until next time,

Small Farm Girl, rambler


Kate said...

Norwegian Fjord Horses - a small draft breed, all that draft temperament (and then some) in a smaller and more manageable size (13-14 hands). They call them the "dogs" of the horse world because of their fondness for people. I have never had to "catch" mine. They come running when they see me (in the hopes of getting fed, but still)

small farm girl said...

Kate, I've been looking into them. I would LOVE to have one!!!!! They are actually on the top of my list. :-)

Lynda said...

Embrace your Winter...we have not had one this year and we are suffering. Weather keeps us humble.

Carolyn said...

Hate hate hate winter....more & more every year.

Hey, come back to Twinkies & Treadmills! I'm back and we got someone else!

Sandy said...

Small Farm Girl,

I've had a lower back(arthiristis) and knees that bothers me for sometime. When I've added Vitamin D with calcium, and Glucosamine Chondroitin with MSM it's helped some what with the pain.
I know eventually I will have to see an orthopedic surgeon, but for now I will continue to take these over the counter pills.

Years ago, I had liquid on the knee and it was very painful. The knee would lock into place. The surgeon told me to lose weight. Well we all know how hard that can be. He also gave me two options, take a very large pill for several weeks or surgery. I took the pill and the liquid ended up going away. But now that I'm much older, I know I have damage in both knees. I'm delaying from having to have any kind of surgery until it gets to extreme.

I wish you luck with your knees, and I feel your pain.

small farm girl said...

Lynda, you can have some of ours! :-)

small farm girl said...

Carolyn, I'll have to check it out. Haven't been on for some time.

small farm girl said...

Sandy, thanks. I'm gonna see what I can do. Probably lose this 50 million pounds. :-)

Sarah said...

I'm with you. Draft horses are just amazingly beautiful animals. I always agree with you about winter. The only upside is that we're spending more time as a family!

Carrissa said...

I've been trying to push myself to keep up on my blog and my writting too. It's just hard when you're running out to unfreeze buckets and check on frozsen chickens every 15 minutes. lol.

I love the Fjords and plan on getting one myself - they're a nice small drafty breed :)