ChainedChrysalis ⋅

Mama to 5 kids. Wife of 16 years and going on. Childrens photographer. Classic DIYer. Simplistic living, old fashioned, bunny owner. Bipolar, anxiety, autoimmune disorder. Gentle soul, seeking kindness and love. Slow down living, farm life, summer loving landlocked mermaid.

The devil asked how i knew my way through the halls of hell. I replied. I do not need a map for the path i know so well.

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October 16, 2021

Goodbye mommobile in Bittersweet

We traded in our Acadia today. We got a car we were not expecting haha. A Hyundai Santa fe, fully loaded in calypso red. It has some nifty features. Like my phone is also my car key. It can back ...


September 15, 2021

And.... rest time over. in Bittersweet

They asked me to go full time today. Mon-Fri, 8-5. It kinda bums me out because i love having all the free time that getting off at 1 gives me. But on the other hand. Its money. It should be arou...


September 13, 2021

Crafter logic in Bittersweet

Last night i was browsing amazon for sweaters and cardis. The office is quite cool. Plus the houses are some 80 plus years old. So the insulation and all isnt fabulous. But the ac kicks ass haha....


September 06, 2021

On weight loss in Bittersweet

Ive been fasting for weightloss for almost a month now. Not really changing what i eat so much as when i eat. I cram my daily calories into a 6 hour eating window. I lost 20 lbs doing this years ...


September 01, 2021

no word yet in Bittersweet

I havent heard back from the job. So i emailed the CEO ( hiring me) and asked if there is any other documentation or anything else she needs from me. Its not like i can get more hours at my reta...


August 30, 2021

How long to wait in Bittersweet

So on Friday morning i emailed over my reference list. She said she would be calling people that day. I mentioned my store manager wouldent be in till today and she said thank you. Its 2 pm and ...


I interviewed for a job. I felt it went really well. I HOPE it did. I really want this job. Its like a Perfect job for me… Its an office assistant, who learns receptionist duties when needed, med...


August 24, 2021

how... in Bittersweet

like how do i quit my job… Even if it only makes 500 a month. Thats 500 a month! It takes me a day to recover from working. I dont want to go, but i like being there once im there. Most of the t...


August 09, 2021

so far so good in Bittersweet

My facebook hiatus is going well so far. I uninstalled the app on my phone or i go to log back in alot. So got rid of that and that helps. My coworker messaged me to gripe about work but other th...


Ive been pretty depressed feeling. Not like cry myself to sleep and kill myself sad. Just really .. out of sorts. Im faced with feeling like no one cares about me, Without evidence to support ot...


July 27, 2021

two days a week woo in Bittersweet

I got my schedule tuesday AND wednesday opening. WOO haha. Actually its not too bad. 3 days a pay period was 250 ish. So four will get me over 300. Which puts me at enough to pay my two credit ca...


July 23, 2021

Mother Clucker in Bittersweet

My chickens have long since stopped peeping. They cluck now haha. I was trying to figure out how old they are, and they are only 3 months! I really thought they were older. My time frames are all...


July 10, 2021

Parrot herb chop in Bittersweet

Im making a list of herbs and whatnot i can add to my parrots chop. Today they are having bell pepper apple, zucchini, and carrots. I added a seasoning mix today. whole coriander and black pepper...


July 10, 2021

Mythical Monster in Bittersweet

Kraken or Calypso. Im fairly sure now that despite DNA saying he/she is a female. That she is a he. I found HIM chasing his sister around, doing the mating dance/poses at her. Males and females...


July 07, 2021

The new work life in Bittersweet

Its a whole new world right now. instead of quitting, my manager asked if i would stay part time. So im going in two days a week. Which translated to one day this week ( today) I did a LOT! I ma...


I found a cobbler recipe and tweeked it to my liking!! So now im sharing ( without 20 paragraphs about where i was born and how i found cooking) Preheat oven to 350 8 Ripe White peaches, or 4 ...


June 25, 2021

sweet in Bittersweet

I just got my paycheck and it was over double what i thought it would be. Turns out i did get paid for having covid. It says COV as payment type for 37 hrs. Gah i wish i would have KNOWN and i w...


June 24, 2021

Notice in in Bittersweet

I put my notice in. They are understanding. I did tell them all the reasons, the things that happened. And my husbands work. Its going to put us in a bind. But we will manage. I need a new job. ...


June 09, 2021

no soda, who dis? in Bittersweet

Covid has changed the way things taste. Im getting my sense of smell back, not strongly but i CAN smell things YAY! But the way things taste is something different. Like some things are more mu...


June 06, 2021

Covid take two in Bittersweet

So days one and two was a minor cough. The two days prior were days off of work and those two days are what the health department says were my infectious days. But sick one and two was a minor c...


June 02, 2021

ignorance in Bittersweet

My coworker made a joke like 2 weeks ago about people wanting 2 weeks vacay could just claim covid. And i kinda giggled. Iti s kinda funny. Till you think. two weeks without pay. two weeks withou...


June 01, 2021

Positive in Bittersweet

Well im positive for covid today. ive been coughing about 5 days, slept for 3 with a low grade fever and cold sweats. I figured seeing i called out of work i otta get a covid test. Sure enough i...


Oh lord its been THAT kind of day. Yesterday it was an old man, 80s easy. Comes in with some PVC fittings and some popcorn. Slaps it on my table. Asks me for a stick of 1 3/4 inch pvc pipe. I lo...


May 24, 2021

Baby love in Bittersweet

So the birds are doing AMAZING this week. They are starting to let us hold them. Kraken likes to be on my head haha. Siren still bites but kraken is getting easier to collect. When kraken gets on...


May 19, 2021

Freedom! in Bittersweet

Colorado Governor released the mask mandate on Friday. We had to wait till the gods of the retail world gave us the ok and today just after my lunch we got the ok to take them off. We were cheeri...


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