Monday, August 20, 2012

Monday random

I guess I'm a little stuck on what to say today for some reason. Things in the Branham house are in a bit of upheaval as we attempt to navigate the waters of me not having a job come September 8th. I don't want to get on here and go on and on about how sad I am about my job. Or how cute my kid is (duh). Or that if I get another summer cold I may hurt someone!!!! So maybe I'll just do a totally random post and see where that leads me?

I strongly dislike mannequins. Make them animated and I'll run away.

I have a horrible temper.

I hate the color orange. Seriously I have never owned anything orange in my life. That's probably the die hard gamecock in me though.

I feel like a total failure.

I have a love/hate relationship with my dad. Natalie had asked where The General comes from? Honestly my dad isn't the nicest person on the planet sometimes and my friends have always joked that we should call him General Robert Jordan, Sir. I can't see him as a Grandpa so the name stuck. Really, my dad has held Oliver no more than five times since his birth almost a year ago. Guess my temper and short fuse can partially be blamed on the Gen.

I burn bridges. It's a horrible trait. If I feel wronged I'll cut someone off then feel stupid months or years down the road.

I am a coveter. Goods. Lifestyles. Families. I definitely look at others and think how come I don't have that?

I never in a million years thought I'd have the patience to be a mom.

I swear. Too much. I need to quit it before my kid is launching f bombs in preschool.

I guess I want to be real on here and make sure the real me comes through too. I hate when people don't like me so I guess I wanted to share a little of my flaws and blemishes. I hope y'all still love me in the morning!

And just for good measure, my baby has bed head. And it makes me laugh.


  1. I loved this!!! I do not think you are a failure. And you are a fantastic mom!!

  2. I love it when bloggers do these honest posts. It's refreshing. I too am a coveter. And I have a bad temper. And, although it is much, much better since I have been an adult, I have a love/hate relationship with my dad, mostly because he can be really, um, harsh. I would have never known these things about you. Well, until I come visit you some day.

  3. Girl, I love that you are so REAL, but if you don't quit putting yourself down, I'm going to do something about it. Hehe! (Nah, I don't know what yet, but I figure something out.) Okay, seriously, I am getting a little ticked at you for not putting up my lovely blog gifts. Seriously if you can't figure it out, we can figure out a way for me to put them up for you. Just privately e-mail me, k? And in honesty, I am also a coveter with a bad temper and a potty mouth...see we really are a lot alike! :-)

  4. Just found your blog and love this post because it immediately told me who you are as a blogger and person.

    1. Thank you so much for stopping by!! I'm so glad to meet you.

  5. Honesty is always the best policy. Besides, it's posts like this that reminds me how shockingly similar we are. :)

    1. I am shocked by how many of y'all are so much like me! I thought I was a bitchy person who has a bad mouth. It's nice to know I'm normal!!!

  6. I love that you real! This is what these blogs are about anyway!

    I'm sorry about your job. Even if you were ready to move on I know it doesn't feel good to have HR tell you what YOU have done wrong. But I think its a blessing in disguise. Just God giving you that extra push. :)