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Bunny's Are Funny Too..

NOW, it's a bunny fest up back in the woods.  Bunny's everywhere.  They are so cute, all spaced out in the morning hopping along the logging road, completely oblivious to the fact that I am almost right up to them, then Lola has to ruin it.  .. ....  Of course, up there, they are simply cougar and coyote food, plain and simple. 

A friend of mine is going to break my mom's colt and in exchange she wants me to make her a pair of riding chap's.  Uh,,,oh...........I might end up loving working with leather again. 

I am addicted to squats.  In my workouts now, I do equal parts upper body and lower body.  I am not competing anytime soon, and I have PLENTY of muscle for a girl, and I really like cardio resistance training.   I have been doing a total of 16 sets, 30 reps of various squats 4 days a week and I absolutely love this.  Supersetting with 16 sets 20 reps of upper body.  Total of 32 sets per workout.  LOVE IT!  And of course, NOT suggesting this to anyone else, I am just sharing my favorite workout du jour.......

My friend Cindy decided to grow some stevia plants and brought me some fresh leaves.  I would take a leave and break it up into my teapot and it makes the perfect barely sweet and take out the bitterness cup of tea.  It reminds me of back in the 80's when you had to go to hard core health food stores to get the dried crushed stevia leaf.  Of course, now in the ever so more modern world they have managed to make it more acceptable by adding shit into it to make it more atractive to the norm.

Yesterday at my gym, I noticed this guy brought his son in (who is mentally challenged), so he could work out.  His dad sat and watched him carefully while this guy worked out mostly with the free weights, which I found interesting.   But the whole reason I bring this up is because I was so moved by the fact that someone who has every excuse NOT to work out most likely insists his dad brings him in to excersise. 

So, if you read my previous blog, my horse Kolie is now burried peacefully in the pasture, under the cherry tree.  My mothers dog however, was found by a family across the road and is back and being her alzheimer self..  Tough week.  And with that I wanted to share a piece out of this awesome book called The Shack, www.theshackbook.com , because it is about emotions:

""They are neither bad nor good; they just exist.  Here is something that will help you sort this out in your mind.  Paradigms power perception and perceptions power emotions.  Most emotions are respones to perception - what you think is true about a given situation.  If your perception is false, then your emotional response to it will be falso too.  So check your perceptions, and beyond that check the truthfulness of your paradigms - what you believe.  Just because you believe something firmly doesn't make it true.  Be willing to reexamine what you belive.  The more you live in the truth, the more your emotions will help you see clearly. 

Trust me,,,,,,,,,,you have to read that a few times for it to sink in....xo