TX Tornado ⋅

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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Meant to tell you guys… I got Thomas the most ridiculous thing for his birthday (or Valentine’s day, depending on when it arrives…) https://www.etsy.com/listing/904695810/kitchen-axe-short-axe-m...


A lesson I’ve learned… learn where to apply your energy, cuz you only have so much, and taking on more than you can handle, whether it takes up your time or money or mental health, is not a good ...


January 18, 2021

Clomid crazies in Day to Day

UGH my hormones are making me quite snappy. It’s awful. I took Nathan out to shop for Thomas’s bday. Regretted it but got some stuff picked out: Legos, paintable frames, spent some reward certif...


January 17, 2021

Preppers in Day to Day

We hit the store today and I decided to try some basic meal prepping- not actually cooking ahead of time, but chopping veggies and prepping snacks. We’ve got meals planned for the week, most of t...


January 15, 2021

Cereal for dinner in Day to Day

Froot loops. You know you’re jelly. Got some stuff done today- -cleaned Nathan’s room (it was a WRECK) -cleaned the living room -buried our lost baby kitty -loaded the dishwasher -walked the dogs...


January 14, 2021

Faded in Day to Day

F*ck. I’m so aggravated. Went to the dentist, stopped at a store, picked up Nathan, picked up groceries, came home, checked on the babies.. Little silver, who has been losing weight, was out of ...


January 13, 2021

The 'vid in Day to Day

Covid cases are at an all-time high in my county, so I’ve decided to forgo the gym for the time being. Literally no one wears a mask in there… So I walked the dogs and did some leg workouts. Fuck...


January 12, 2021

Endorphins in Day to Day

Day 1 of going to the gym. Didn’t do much, but when you’re in a rut of doing nothing, ‘not much’ is enough to leave your arms noodley and your head swimming with feel-good neurochemicals. I went...


January 11, 2021

Shells in Day to Day

We made stuffed shells yesterday, and they were awesome! We’ve really got it figured out. It’ll probably feed us for most of the rest of the week, at least for lunches. We are going to start edgi...


January 10, 2021

Laundry bomb in Day to Day

I’ve been folding and washing laundry for nearly 6 hours straight. 😵 BUT. I’m so close to being done. Omg. It’s great to get it done. The weather has been crazy today. It’s been snowing throughou...


January 08, 2021

Best possible outcome? in Day to Day

Considering everything that has occurred in the last 24-48 hours, and Trump facing the possibility of a second impeachment, I hate to say, but.. what if this is the best possible outcome of this ...


January 07, 2021

Yesterday in Day to Day

Sooo yesterday was a shit show here in the US, but look guys!! Mama popped! 6 beautiful babies, I think 3 calicos, a tabby, a grey, and one gorgeous little ginger right in the middle. ❤❤❤ Mama i...


January 06, 2021

Is this real life? in Day to Day

Did we kick Trump and take the Senate?! I’m holding my breath on this one. 2nd day at pre-k went fine for monster. He likes his new masks and is wearing them well. They’re bigger but fit better,...


January 05, 2021

Better days in Day to Day

I’ve been getting better, recovering from personal mental trauma. Thank you all who noted, it did help. Today was Nathan’s first day of in-person pre-k. He’s already back home and had a good mor...


January 03, 2021

What do you do? in Day to Day

What do you do when someone gives you their secret and you don’t know what to do with it? It’s a secret of past trauma involving someone I used to know, who has been dead for over a decade, so it...


January 01, 2021

Day 1 of 2021 in Day to Day

Wasn’t a bad day. Slept in, then my mom messaged me asking if I’d help her look for boots and gloves for her trip to Colorado with my aunt next month. (I know, don’t get me started…) So I went wi...


December 31, 2020

Hindsight in Day to Day

For cat drama, go back an entry. So… 2020. WTF. It wasn’t a bad year for us, really, but gods, it was an anxious one. Overall, we are better off than we were last year. We’ve paid off debts, Th...


December 31, 2020

Headaches everywhere in Day to Day

Finally heard from the foster coordinator about the pregnant cat my brother has. She so helpfully recommended scheduling them for intake. 🙄 My brother told me his roommates were putting mama outs...


December 30, 2020

Pushing that boulder in Day to Day

I’m feeling better today. I got registered for my fourth class, Spanish 2312, which was pending because it needed an advisor to override the registration requirement. Later I need to scour my tra...


December 29, 2020

Bright spot in Day to Day

Ginger and Dandy’s new mama sent me pictures today! The two of them are still glued at the hip and look happy as clams. I love my babies and I’m so glad they went home together. And they kept the...


December 28, 2020

Fighting back in Day to Day

Ugh. I think my seasonal depression has reared her bitch ass head. I don’t want to do a-n-y-t-h-i-n-g. I want to be a lump on the couch. Bitch ass period finally arrived, too. I feel like I’m pus...


December 27, 2020

The lost week in Day to Day

The week between xmas and new years is like a black hole of time. You don’t know where/when/who/what you are. Am I a potted plant? Might be! I slept in late today, something I rarely do but was ...


December 26, 2020

Post-xmas in Day to Day

Yesterday was alright. Nathan had a wonderful day and everyone was happy with their presents. He’s really enjoying his new bed, a junior loft bed that required us to disassemble his little tykes ...


December 22, 2020

Got it in Day to Day

Got the rest of the signs finished, and they are cute! Thomas made ribs yesterday and they were pretty good! I assembled the fire pit and we used it after sunset. My parents came over to see the ...


December 20, 2020

Finally cutting it! in Day to Day

Vinyl, that is. Got my 6 shirts cut and pressed (with an emergency trip to Michael’s to replace a shirt with a hole in it) and still have 6 plague apparel designs to cut and apply. They’ve come o...


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