TX Tornado ⋅

New mom with an amazing husband, fabulous in-laws, and the cutest damn kid you've ever seen, trying to get into a new career and get life moving.

Don't compromise yourself; you are all you've got.

Janis Joplin

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While Nathan was napping today, I started unpacking boxes of books that had been waiting for a place to go. Since Thomas got our shelves put together, it was as good a time as any. I ended up emp...


So I wanted to have Nathan dress up as a dinosaur, and I would dress up as a dino wrangle from Jurassic Park. It was going to be adorable. And my kid refuses to wear anything on his head. Argh. W...


October 11, 2017

Wtf Wednesday in Day to Day

So today got weird fast. Went to the gym, as is the new usual. On my way in to work, I got a text to use the back door because there had been some kind of accident. Hmm.. Yeah, a freaking car dro...


October 05, 2017

Week 2 of pain in Day to Day

Good pain, no worries. This is week 2 of going to the gym Mon/Wed/Fri. I’ve been tired and sore and my clothes are fitting better already and my muscles are responding, so progress. I lost 6lbs l...


October 01, 2017

October 1st in Day to Day

Decorations up: Tombstones in the front garden Half-buried skeleton and 2 skeleton hands in front of tombstones Webbing around the garage lights and tree Plastic pumpkin tilted stack Skull wreath...


September 30, 2017

Survived in Day to Day

JFC. That was a long week, and can I get a high-five for not snatching my co-workers clip-in extensions from her bitchy head? I don’t know wtf her problem is. I think maybe she’s mad I was workin...


September 28, 2017

So ready for the weekend.. in Day to Day

Desperately ready for the weekend. So tired. I finished my beautiful skull wreath. Omg. I love it. We put our other planter in! Love this too. My kid refuses to leave his laundry basket in his ...


September 26, 2017

Trash saga in Day to Day

My trash company has picked up literally once since we moved in. Lucky thing we have a huge can and take care of our own recycling. Their numbers ring as busy/disconnected constantly. I finally t...


September 24, 2017

1000lb kitten in Day to Day

Have you ever had a kitten sleep on your chest? She’s so sweet.. It’s like she weighs half a ton. I just can’t move.. Omg. Today. We did so much stuff. We: -set up the second grill planter -put b...


September 23, 2017

Craft crazy in Day to Day

Wednesday was insanely productive. I completed the stuffy zoo, unpacked and set up Nathan’s room, vacuumed the living room, and we made one of our old rusted grills that came with the house i...


September 18, 2017

Lily, Princess of Heck in Day to Day

She needs to grow into her full name (Lilith, Queen of Hell.) And just for fun, my tiny love. More updates later, phone is dying. TxT


September 17, 2017

Lilith, Queen of Hell in Day to Day

Today was busy. We started by loading up the kid, picking up McD’s, and driving to drop off Nathan before heading to the apartment. We loaded up the chest freezer, couch, and packed up more boxe...


I have fireflies in the field behind my house. I love it so much. I also have a gopher living in my backyard. Don’t love it much. It’s eating my grass and leaving big piles of dirt. I don’t want ...


September 07, 2017

My house in Day to Day

My house is a mess of boxes and homeless junk, but omg. I love my little house. It’s beautiful and warm and safe and it’s mine. We’re mostly moved in, but nowhere near unpacked. We’ll get there, ...


September 01, 2017

Alright.. in Day to Day

Application is submitted to recoup lost wages. We’ll see if/when they approve it. First day back at work, not too bad. Just a regular day. Lots of sealants. One day was enough, ready for another ...


August 31, 2017

Blue skies in Day to Day

Well.. Thank to Harvey, I’m not working on my bday. Yay? We’re getting breakfast, picking up a few local freebies, then packing some things up and heading up to the house to continue excavating o...


August 29, 2017

Beat the storm in Day to Day

Ok.. So we’ve made it through the hurricane with no real damage to speak of. We’re aliiiive! TxT


August 28, 2017

#HH3 in Day to Day

We officially booked it to the in-laws. Packed up the mutts, grabbed a bunch of food, etc, and set ourselves up here. The apartment complex isn’t flooded, but it’s basically an island currently. ...


August 27, 2017

Hurricane Harvey Day 2 in Day to Day

The rain picked up throughout the night and flooding is getting bad throughout the city. Lots of flooding on the feeder roads and along the creeks and bayous. We’re in a second story apartment an...


August 26, 2017

Still alive in Day to Day

We haven’t floated away yet, though the worst may be yet to come. So far, just on and off rain. It’s picking up now.. I’m going to sleep so well tonight! TxT


August 25, 2017

Hurricane in Day to Day

So we’re suddenly about to get hit with a cat 3 ‘cane. It went from a misting tropical depression into one of the strongest storms in decades. That escalated quickly… We have a stash of food, and...


Girl goes to hygiene school. Girl succeeds and graduates. Girl becomes hygienist. Girl is told by doctors that she could totally make it through dental school. Insanity ensues. The more I think a...


August 12, 2017

Heavy in Day to Day

1- my doctors are encouraging me to go to dental school. The doctors want me to be a doctor. That’s quite a recommendation. I fully believe I could do it… I’m weighing the urge vs the cost vs the...


August 07, 2017

Weekend Wrapup in Day to Day

I’m freezing. I blame the poorly-situated vent that blows air at the window in my living room. So tired of this apartment.. So I took the baby to the house. He ran amok, I sorted things and made ...


August 06, 2017

Dead on my feet in Day to Day

All three of us are ending this weekend exhausted. Even Taco is dozing on the bed beside me. We managed two full loads on the trailer, one per day, which got a lot of our bigger stuff that we ca...


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