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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A local tattoo artist hosted a event today for mental health. Free semi colon tattoos for all survivors. My work donated money to them and I ran down midday to give some flyers to her and she ga...


May 06, 2022

Keets in Bittersweet

I got 4 keets today. They are super adorable. Hard to believe they turn into dinosaurs


Life keeps turning huh… We didn’t do anything this year. Its been super windy with a fire ban so having a fire isnt an option. I did get the supplies for smores but no fire lol. I don’t have the...


April 26, 2022

Weekends in Bittersweet

I havent really been in the mood to write much at all. Work is keeping me busy and im adjusting to being a supervisor. We went on a extended weekend and went to New Mexico to the AbQ zoo aquariu...


April 19, 2022

Pic in Bittersweet


I got my first Jury duty summons. im literally sick to my stomach over it. I do not want to do it. My anxiety is beyond a mess. My boss is ecstatic. She never gets called. Most of the therapist...


Ive felt it building for a while now. Ive been feeling like im going into a hypomanic state. Ive been saying things and having a hard time shutting my mouth. Ive been jittery and its hard to say....


For farmish records. I buy two bags of feed a month at 18 a bag = 36 per month. To harvest an angora takes 3-4 months. Lets say 4 months because I like my wool to grow long. 4 months X 36 a mon...


So I have a lot on it, we all do right. Here is a new one. ( for me and not for a million people ) Prescription medications that one needs to survive. To be affordable. Cash copayment for my new...


March 07, 2022

End of N in Bittersweet

So N volunterraly quit today. My boss pulled me into her office first thing and wanted a real talk. Plainly. How is N doing and is she REALLY cut out for this job. I said shes struggling and no ...


February 11, 2022

Closure in Bittersweet

I think the act of saying out loud that my father died helped a lot. I told my boss and then I apologized to my trainee if I was short. She didn’t think I had been short tempered at all. Which is...


It sounds like an odd blog haha. Im making rosemary and ricewater for hair. First ricewater is known in China to promote hair growth and health. You will need aprox 1/2 to 1 cup long grain whi...


January 24, 2022

New Hires in Bittersweet

The new receptionist starts on the first. Shes an older lady. She feathers her bangs back in thnat 80s early 90s style that you will likely remember. But she has a lot of expierence at bookkeepin...


January 15, 2022

Hair cut in Bittersweet

I started thinking about cutting bangs a few weeks ago. So i did today. I now have bangs. She cut them too short. Which frustrates me. I said at to below eyebrow and they are totally above it. Bu...


December 19, 2021

Exhausted to tears. in Bittersweet

Yesterday we did holiday shopping and the malls and stores are so packed. As expected. We really just got my ring cleaned, bought the boy some pants and a bit of food shopping. It wasnt too bad b...


December 12, 2021

Im in another world in Bittersweet

I dont get it sometimes when people say. Well this is X town. Like that should MEAN Something or make a difference. Last night was the first time we realized in our spoiled little world. That we ...


I had to pay the registration on my truck. T is being a royal dick today seeing he dropped 3 dozen eggs on the floor and had to clean up his mess. So hes shouting about not having enough money fo...


December 05, 2021

Craft shows in Bittersweet

This will prob be my last entry for a week lol. Writing after work is too hard. Just too much to do when I get home. I know i wrote three times this week and that is a ton! Anyway, Yesterday we ...


The general concensis at my last job is im a care bear. They cant imagine me angry lmao! Someone said it here too. Like im so sweet and kind. Like omg i really keep my best foot forward! I mean i...


November 30, 2021

You were wasted there. in Bittersweet

My boss and I had a few minute conversation today. I asked to adjust my hours from 8-5 to 8-430 and only take a half hour lunch. Which she agreed to. But she made a comment to me that really make...


October 30, 2021

Weight loss in Bittersweet

Ill admit my weight has gotten out of control. Or had. I dont know what it was about my retail job but I was NOT loosing weight even though I wasnt eating that much or hell even drinking that muc...


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 14, 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 ...


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