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A mom with an amazing husband and the cutest damn kid you've ever seen, trying to get into a new career (again!) and get life moving.

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

Janis Joplin

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5 hours ago

Ginger and Dandy in Day to Day

My ginger babies are doing well. They’re getting so big! I’m giving them supervised free reign of the living room. Right now they’re cuddled up in a big bowl-shaped cat post. It’s literally the c...


1 day ago

5-year-old in Day to Day

My baby boy hit 5! He’s gotten so damn big… We bought him a ‘big boy’s bike and helmet last week, though he didn’t get to try it until today. Spoiler alert: he loves it. Ok, so my kid has birthda...


November 25, 2020

Tiny Monsters.. in Day to Day

Dandelion can now escape the pack-n-play. Little monster… 😆 They’re so cute and rambunctious, though. Gotta love ‘em! Nathan was being an a-hole this morning… I wanted to take him to breakfast, h...


November 24, 2020

Acceptable in Day to Day

So, Friday. Started my day with my ultrasound appointment, which was invasive but not as bad as it could have been, I guess? The tech was really nice, though she totally butchered my name. I’m go...


November 18, 2020

But about that ham... in Day to Day

I’m going to throttle my child. He’s always a pain in the ass this time of year, between Halloween and Christmas. I don’t know if it’s too much going on or just being a pain in the ass around his...


November 17, 2020

Stinky pets in Day to Day

Sunday- Did another lime dip on the kittens as well as Taco today… Taco took it like a champ, the kits acted like we were torturing them. The yowling, omg… But they survived and are grumpily cudd...


November 13, 2020

Friday the 13th in Day to Day

Well.. It’s actually been an ok day? Kinda slept in. Nathan didn’t burn the house down. We hung out, I’ve been working on organizing my craft room… Sorted a ton of paperwork… Found my actual marr...


So.. I think they finally processed my termination for the job I left in mid-August… How do I know? I think they just paid out my accrued vacation time that I had figured I wasn’t ever seeing aga...


November 12, 2020

F*ck. in Day to Day

We lost Pheebs. She was at the clinic two days and passed overnight. I’m heartbroken but not surprised. Just fuck… Sigh. I was worried when I realized she was wheezing and wasn’t gaining and was ...


November 11, 2020

Reinforcing bad habits in Day to Day

Finished my entire chapter of Spanish assignments and did my test AND passed with a 98. This is only reinforcing the bad habit of putting shit off because I know I can manage it later. Bad Tish. ...


November 10, 2020

Pheebs in Day to Day

Phoebe was pretty lethargic today and wheezing, so I ran her up to the shelter clinic as soon as they opened. My two gingers are doing fine, being active and whatnot, so I just took Pheebs. They ...


November 10, 2020

Bizarre... in Day to Day

Lounging behind Nathan while he watches his videos for pre-k. Dude.. Youtube vids for kids are freaking weird. Soooo very strange. Kits are all up and eating today, yay. I have a fuckton of Spani...


November 10, 2020

Splitting headache in Day to Day

I’m so stressed over Phoebe. I’m so afraid the poor girl isn’t going to pull through. 😓 I know she’s got the best chance at the clinic, I just feel awful. Kittens, man… They can be rough. Mon and...


November 09, 2020

WTAFF in Day to Day

Taco is busted out in ringworm. Tiny upside, he’s adorable in an 18-month onesie. Penny has a bleeding sore that looks like the first tumor she got a few years ago. 😕 The $30 bottle of lime sulfu...


November 09, 2020

Kitties in Day to Day

My babies are not enjoying their meds. They’re not eating as much today and being lazy. I was able to pick up an oversized play yard for the bitties at a yard sale today. My poor Taco has some su...


November 07, 2020

OMFG guys in Day to Day

Holy f’ing shit, y’all. I’m like… Is this happening? Are we finally saying NO to that giant shitbag? #byedon2020 It’s been a busy day… We got a brake job and oil change done on Thomas’s car (fuck...


November 06, 2020

The Odds in Day to Day

So. I’m still a nonsensical disaster unable to focus on ANYTHING for more than a minute at a time. But I’m doing a little better today? It’s been a weird week, kind of a ‘what are the odds…’ like...


November 05, 2020

Can't even. in Day to Day

I’m worn out today. Just wrecked. This week is going to be a total wash. I can’t focus on anything for more than a minute. -tried taking the kits for shots… There had been a fire of undetermined ...


November 04, 2020

Come onnnn Nevada... in Day to Day

Just 6 more electoral votes. Hoping for Nevada to come through as our best shot, but there’s rumbles in Georgia and Pennsylvania. Guess we’ll see what happens. Anyway. Helped pick up my mom’s car...


November 04, 2020

How are we doing? in Day to Day

How’s everyone? Y’all hanging in there? I’ve managed to stay off Facebook and most news sites. I have a friend giving me safe secondhand info. I’m not going to get my hopes up until shit is settl...


November 03, 2020

Halfway there in Day to Day

I’m halfway through the day… Took my mom and her fat Labrador to the vet, made an appointment for my itchy pup to be seen, did some grocery shopping. Now I’m home and Nathan is napping and I’m ve...


November 02, 2020

Accomplished? in Day to Day

I sent out pics of the patio to the land board to finish our file. Thomas called our contractor, he’s supposed to call me this evening. Note that I’m not holding my breath… I got the living room ...


November 02, 2020

And it's gone in Day to Day

I got up… Got everyone fed, emptied and scrubbed and reset the kits’ playpen, let them get some exercise in their scamper space (we bought them a fold-out toddler play yard yesterday,) tried to c...


October 30, 2020

Coming at you live! in Day to Day

Writing this from my ‘new’ (ie probably refurbished) replacement phone. But hey, everything seems operational! And it had the original screen wrap, so maybe it’s pretty close to being new? Assura...


October 29, 2020

HFS in Day to Day

I saw an article where Trump lists ‘ending the COVID 19 pandemic’ in his list of achievements. Come on America… don’t disappoint me this election. This guy needs to be committed, not re-elected. ...


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