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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March 09, 2021

cold chickkies in Bittersweet

Well they started out in the bunny barn haha. But at night even with the heat lamp the temp dropped to 65 in there and we lost one. So i moved the chicks to my bathroom. Now they are bathroom dew...


Sigh. Ive brought the kid at work leftovers a bit. Today i gave him a huge tupperware of tortalini in red sauce. He asked me why im being so nice to him. Because kid, you clearly still need a mom...


Everyones favorite update. The bunny photos. We are 6 weeks old. We tried spinach today. We dont like it. Ikky green stuff! We are two girls and two boys. One rew and one harli of each gender. ...


I finished several yarns this weekend. I had the legit weekend off haha. So i finished this amazing harli angora. I spun mara and briar each into a single ply then plied them together. Briar has ...


February 12, 2021

praise? in Bittersweet

So my boss asked how i worked with my manager yesterday. I said well. I told her i had not been as comfortable with the manager as i have been with others in the store. But i think we are figurin...


February 08, 2021

Foot Doctor in Bittersweet

I saw a foot doctor. They said i have bone spurs extending upwards and causing my tendons to shorten. Which is what is causing the pain in the right side. The left is from compensating for the pa...


Babies incoming. Oni is a fawn pretty gal who was bred to domino my magpie. She gave me 4.1 oz of wool! This girl is amazing. Her color could be more intense but her wool is amazing. Pandora...


Its been a while since i made a concoction. But i have a new one!! Ive been in extreme pain every day for years. Every step i take is blinding pain, by the end of the evening i cant walk at all ...


February 05, 2021

Herbs in Tales from the kitchen witch

We got a pile of fresh herbs from the store today. SO good. Nothing beats the smell of fresh herbs being crushed. We put some in the sketti and the rest we mixed together for an Italian herb blen...


February 02, 2021

Imbloc in Tales from the kitchen witch

Its come and gone yesterday. But i saw this and wanted to share it anyway. Its a beautiful tale. And one that is familiar too :) Its so fun to hear modern traditions soaked in history. All thing...


My one manager and I that have been rubbing elbows have kinda figured out a peace or truce or something. We are figuring out how to orbit each other. I think she realized im not easily offended b...


I brought Jack in the box into the house for a few minutes. He wanted love. So i let him loose. He chases the cat. And humps the crap out of him.... Yup. Anyway baby bunnies! one boy and girl...


January 26, 2021

Lame haha in Bittersweet

B was complaining that they asked him to stay after yesterday due to people not coming in from the snow. So today it snows and he is upset saying they will want him to stay late. I told him he co...


We have new babies. I think i forgot to tell you!! They are 2 weeks old!! This is them with their big brother Avalanche. the second most beautiful fawn i have! Oni This gal is up for ad...


January 22, 2021

well fuckaduck in Bittersweet

my drawer was 10 over. I literally cant understand how this happened because i could back change. to the dollar. I count back every dollar i hand over. Ive had people thank me for counting back a...


January 21, 2021

another week gone in Bittersweet

im pretty convinced my direct manager dislikes me. Its nothing obvious. But things like she stands around and jokes with people but barely looks at me. Or she makes comments on my not being “busy...


January 15, 2021

Work crap in Bittersweet

So im aware im going to sound like a spoiled baby. Because i think it too lol. Im aware, so no need to tell me. Work is starting to grate on me. 2 months and i know its not a long time. but 2 mon...


January 09, 2021

Litter day one and two in Bittersweet

We have babies again! These are Harli./Harli paring. with two heavily marked harlis ( mostly black) and two either rew or fawn. Leaning white. this morning there were 8 total and we lost 4. So...


January 09, 2021

He did it! in Bittersweet

BUT B interviewed for a job today and got it! Yeah its fast food but we are so excited for him. We talked about needing to car insurance and save to get a car. Pay for his cell. We joked about b...


I dont like to talk about faith. There are so many faiths that having one is just… deeply personal and something that others dont always understand. Which is fine. So i dont talk about faith. But...


January 02, 2021

3 day weekend in Bittersweet

I have a 3 day weekend. work has been hectic but im getting more in the hang of things. I keep getting told do this and that, then train down the line. explain to your coworkers. I hope its a go...


December 28, 2020

ugh in Bittersweet

why am i so fucking weird. Its like i have no filter and cant stop saying stupid shit around people. group of people waiting at the front, we were dead slow, all employees, they are all kids and ...


December 26, 2020

Work funny in Bittersweet

Flirty old men make my day. Not the creepy ones, but the joking friendly flirty ones. So this old man comes in and we are joking while hes getting his items. I hand him his change ( 19 cents) an...


December 17, 2020

bragging rights in Bittersweet

I did 12 K sales on my drawer today. 5k in cash alone and my tab out was perfect. I wasnt off one damn cent. Thats all. :P


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