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. Alaska living, not an outdoorsman, 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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So we have to change the list again. My breeder for my satin doe backed out and she is a nice doe. So satins to go Valentina Rooster Frostbite ( her sons, can breed back to mom) English Poppy-...


2 days ago

4 more in Bittersweet

I have 4 more photo sessions on the books before my move. I have 4 weeks too. I have two more possible requests for sessions too. Im happy to get everyone in, as long as they understand i may t...


6 days ago

More? in Bittersweet

The husband found a few more totes of yarn. Crap. I had a LOT more then i thought. Some are mixed with wool to spin, some are cheap yarns im donating. Some are super expensive stuff that im refus...


September 09, 2019

Well now i feel bad in Bittersweet

I was talking with my mom last night and she mentioned that she needs to do this that and the other to prepare for our move. Including have papa finish remodeling the downstairs bathroom so there...


September 07, 2019

That girl stuff in Bittersweet

I saw a second opinion doctor on my thyroid yesterday. She concluded that 50 mg of synthroid and 5 mg of another more fast acting medication. She like the previous doctor said armour isnt a optio...


So this is getting its own entry. Today is the shot clinic at noon for the dogs to get their rabies shots for travel. Then they just need a vet visit within 30 days of leaving so im waiting to g...


September 05, 2019

Boxes in Bittersweet

a few more boxes packed, a few more bags of trash taken out, a few more bags of stuff to donate to the thrift store. I was oging to sell stuff, but its almost too much work! Im so tired of it all...


September 04, 2019

What's in a name in Bittersweet

Im ready to change my photography name. I dont think the name ive had is going to fit with my new style and everything that is going to change. I dont think ill be offering the same types of sess...


September 02, 2019

Tarot in Tales from the kitchen witch

I pulled out my tarot and oracle cards. As im slowly packing, im pulling out random things, thinking where can i put this, Do i need it now. Of course cards in hand i have to draw. Its always i...


Even before my friend died of stomach cancer ( in december) i did pattern testing for this group of ladies called Wing and a Prayer crochet. Each design they do is in memory/dedicated to someone...


August 27, 2019

Thyroid in Bittersweet

I saw the endocrinologist today. He explained the differences between armour and snythroid medications and decided the synthroid would be better for my instance. He did a thryoid ultrasound in t...


August 25, 2019

hair today in Bittersweet

I decided to do the thing. The thing you do every now and again… You walk into the hair salon and tell them. Take it all off… The look on the hairdressers face made me laugh. She took off 10-12 ...


August 24, 2019

Still in awe in Bittersweet

Im still sitting in amazement at witnessing birth instead of giving birth. It was just SO amazing to watch. Understanding what she was going through. Knowing what she was feeling, being unable to...


August 23, 2019

Rainbow in Bittersweet

36 hours of now sleep. Active and awake. 24 hours of laboring mom 22 hours in the midwifery. 2 hours of pushing 3 midwives, 3 attendants and me. 1 beautiful 8 lb 12 oz baby boy. I thought i want...


August 21, 2019

Sleep? in Bittersweet

So i was starting to wind down for the night. Getting tired… Birth family messages me. Shes having contractions 15ish minutes apart and they suddenly feel different to her… Well… Sleep? haha. Now...


August 20, 2019

Fires in Bittersweet

Not that it makes national news or anything but Alaska is on fire again. We do fires big and dangerous. 1 to the south, 2 30 miles to the north of me. The one to the north, my sons teacher from l...


Satins Fawn Ermine Chin ( bucks) ( Kimchi, Frostbite, Rooster) English Selene, Ariel, Poppy, Grinch, Sonata German Rememberence Need to home still Chinny Jafar Would rehome Kimchi and Rose Re...


August 16, 2019

7 weeks in Bittersweet

My passport will be in the mail tomorrow. We got notification from the mail that its there. Only we get the photos the day before it gets here. I think its scanned at the hub. That means.. 7 wee...


I threw my name in a hat on someone looking for a birth photographer. Guess who is on call because mom to be is 38 weeks. This gal. lol. Actually she is super sweet and down to earth, her husba...


August 14, 2019

Flare in Bittersweet

Ive been in the midst of a thyroid flare. Im napping regularly, I dont have enough energy to get up and do things. Im exhausted and feel like utter crap. I was realizing after eating a dinner ro...


August 13, 2019

Sigh computer in Bittersweet

My fans are dying in my computer, so i havent been online in a few days. I can check facebook and instagram and whatnot on my phone, But its basically all i do other then play a game. Today i go...


August 07, 2019

A thing in Bittersweet

My baby did a thing. She cut her hair. No she didnt do it herself. Rather we took her to a salon and got her hair cut for the first time. Shes 5. Shes now sporting hair just below her armpits in...


August 04, 2019

Laugh with me in Bittersweet

me- posted publicly about the move for the first time. Cue 200 facebook messages, omg you cant leave, ill miss you. What are we going to do without you, we have to hang out! blah blah blah. two ...


August 02, 2019

Thyroid Ultrasound in Bittersweet

yesterday morning i had my thyroid ultrasound. The tech spent a long time looking at the right side ( where the swelling is). Turning blood flow on and off. She could barely find my lymph nodes. ...


It ended yesterday! Whew. I didnt get as much time on spinning as i had hoped. So here we go. Total of 64 hours. total of 19 skeins, Total of over 8500 yards. and a few more :) R says, Ready...


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