Last night poor mommy was asleep on the couch and got woke up by a cat using her scalp like a springboard to get off the couch. It took a little while for the bleeding to stop. I was in the kitchen washing dishes when it happened so unfortunately I couldn’t tell her who did it. At that point though, every cat felt like an asshole ! This is one of those things that no one talks about when you go to adopt a cat !
The picture we took was after she had applied compression for about 15 minutes and had changed the paper towels several times. This is not what she had in mind for highlights ! lol
We’re at a fork in the road with what to do with our lives and this blog. We started this blog because the job opportunities are few to zero in our town and we thought, “Why not do something we enjoy and could make other people happy too?”. We needed to find a way to make money because we have a bad situation at home. My dad makes my mom and I miserable. He thrives on negativity, he’s very self-centered, he can suck the joy out of a situation faster than a dementor can, and he’s happiest when we’re doing everything for him. He never does yard work. He leaves that to my mom because he never wants to get hot and sweaty. He acts one way at home but puts on this good face, acting like Mr. Super Nice Guy with people outside the house. He likes to criticize things we do than ever possibly complimenting us when we do something right. You may ask yourself, “Why haven’t we left him already?”. We live in a small town with few to zero jobs that would allow us to support ourselves without his income. Plus our pets make it impossible to find another place to live without buying the property. We don’t think a bank would give us a house loan if all we had was minimum wage jobs. We can’t abandon our fur babies just to get away from my dad. They are family to us. We never talked about this before because we wanted to keep negativity out of the blog. We wanted this to be a place where you guys would enjoy coming to, but right before my dad went to work today, he dropped a bombshell on us ! We’ve known for a while that he hates his factory job and as he was heading out the door, he said he was going to quit in 2 years. We’re not even sure if he can last that long ! What he wants to do is live off his Army retirement pay only. He’s tired of going to work. We know that there is no way we can stay in the same house with him if he’s home all the time. He stresses us out way to much. So our situation is this, do we try to put every bit of money that we can spare into making this blog successful or save the money up in case we have to leave sooner than expected ? If we choose to save up the money, it means we’ll be cutting back on some nicer choices for meals and most likely you won’t be seeing very many posts from us again. We don’t want to put mediocre or sucky recipes on here.As it is, we’ve really wanted to do more with the blog but our food budget hasn’t allowed us to make everything we like or to make the pictures as pretty as we want them to be. We try to do the best with what we have. So please, we would really appreciate your thoughts on our situation.
Thank you for taking the time to respond. Take care everybody !
We live in coastal Georgia and we’re potentially in Irma’s path. We know that a lot can change in just a few days time just like it did last year when hurricane Matthew came through. We got some tropical storm weather then but aside from losing power for a few days and some slight damage to our fence and roof, we were extremely lucky. Us and our pets came through okay. Are we going to be that lucky this year? Staying or evacuating both have their problems. We’re leaning toward evacuating but if we do that, we would want to leave early to avoid congested evacuation traffic, gas lines, and hopefully not have problems with hotels. Those problems seem twice as bad when you’re traveling with multiple pets. In those few days Irma could potentially not be a problem for us anymore. I know being on the road is going to be very stressful for our pets. They’ll probably have to stay in the cars until we can make it back home again. That is, if we have a home to come back to ! Of course, my dad’s employer probably won’t let the employees leave until the last moment possible. Because of the stress of this,we’re making sure we’re well stocked on toilet paper, tylenol, and pepto-bismol !
We weren’t paid in any form to promote Tylenol or Pepto-Bismol.