For those interested, here’s some back story.
I’m a single mom with three great kids. I’m a nurse. I love photography. I love the outdoors. I love animals. I love helping people. In 2008 my whole world changed. I suffered a series of three strokes that left me with right sided hemiplegia, in a wheelchair and out of work. We found out I have a protein S deficiency in my blood and I also have an AVM in the left frontal lobe of my brain. I began my long road to recovery with lots of doubt from lots of people. I worked hard and didn’t listen to anyone who didn’t see it my way. Those who know me best know how hard headed I am!
Fast forward to my move to Kentucky...
I found a Therapeutic Horseback Riding Center to ride and volunteer at (KFTHC). This was one of the best things to ever happen for my recovery and for me personally. Because of the hard work my kids and I put into my recovery, the amazing therapeutic horseback riding and some great therapist along the way, I regained function of my right side! Now I volunteer full time at Kentucky Foothills Therapeutic Horsemanship Center. We service children and adults with disabilities and we have a Veterans program. This is by far the most rewarding work I’ve ever done! So by helping me get better you are also helping all the children and adults that we provide services to. Our program runs solely on volunteers and I want to be back volunteering ASAP!
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