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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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...


5 days ago

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 09, 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 06, 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 24, 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 23, 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 05, 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 23, 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 18, 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...


I fully admit i go off the deep end regularly. When i do stuff. I dive in haha. So meet nameless two. DNA test pending, we wont name till we know. But based on internet search. The green is a...


May 14, 2021

Its home in Bittersweet

My baby bird is here! Cage built and trying to get it to calm down. Its very stressed. So doing my best to not bother it and let it watch me and see me working on the computer ect. Fingers crosse...


May 13, 2021

Thirty Minutes in Bittersweet

In 30 minutes i have an interview to be a special needs caretaker. A respite caretaker for parents with children who have special needs. I ADORE being around kids with special needs. I have one...


May 09, 2021

Adult ADHD in Bittersweet

So in having the boy with severe ADHD and having two others with a more minor, I know the symptoms and whatnot in a CHILD and more importantly a MALE child. See woman react different.... And the...


May 08, 2021

my new baby in Bittersweet

I went to see my new baby today. I think its a female but i asked the breeder to do DNA sexing for me. It was only 40, So i told her to put it on my bill for the bird and ill pay it off soon. She...


May 05, 2021

blah in Bittersweet

my manager told me its going to be 6 months till that promotion she mentioned. 6 months?!?! Shes all so dont do anything major bad lol. Like hahaa. Yeah i dont do anything wrong. I train people, ...


So i got another dead bun today. I lost four yesterday. Just the newborns. I have NO idea why they are dying. They dont seem to have RHD. There is no rhyme or reason. Just four yesterday in their...


May 02, 2021

new journy in Bittersweet

Sometimes i feel fickle,. Like i do things for a few years then move on. But im moving on. Ive found homes for almost ALL of my bunnies inside a week. Im excited. Im planning on keeping four. Jus...


April 29, 2021

:/ in Bittersweet

Well my manager gave me an update on the possible new position. The store manager agrees im the best candidate. That both my counterparts up front will be livid i get this job over them. But tha...


Kids brought in a litter of babies and i didnt feel the thrill or joy of new babies at all. I just feel… such a stressful hassle. So much work. For so little return. Even shaving them is so much ...


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