I had my MRI yesterday and I haven't heard what the results are yet, but here's an image that the machine produced:
Cool, huh?! That white orb is the head of my left humerus (the long arm bone that connects the shoulder to the elbow) and on the left of the image is my chest/front, and on the right is my back.
I am going positively NUTS sitting around but I've decided that it's worth the wait to make sure nothing is wrong with my shoulder before I get back in the saddle for real. I should know the results by tomorrow afternoon. I've still been going out every day and doing L's stall (ahh, the glamorous life of a rough boarder) but not riding, other than my one jaunt in the Western saddle. Lauren (Lucy's leaser) has reported that L has been really quiet lately, which is odd. She spent a week without turnout because it poured for five days, she hasn't been ridden nearly as much as she's used to, and she's calmer? WEIRD. I remember a comment someone made on a COTH thread I posted. They wondered if being in work 6 days a week made the horse too fit and that's why she was so unmanageable under saddle. Maybe they were right. Maybe she needs 2 or 3 days a week off instead of just 1. I guess we'll have to do some experimenting once I'm cleared to ride again!
She is looking really beautiful and really dapple-y, which I am very happy about.
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