A travel memoir for funny girls who trip up a lot

In anticipation of my exciting trip to Ireland and the UK tomorrow, I found myself at a local bookstore perusing the “literary travel” section. I was looking for a funny book about traveling. Okay, to be more specific,  I was looking for a funny book written by a down-on-her-luck, clumsy young woman who travels to […] Read more…

AND THE WINNER IS…..

The winner of the Lisa’s Favourite Things Giveaway is none other than LELAINIA LLOYD!!! Lelainia has been liking, commenting and re-tweeting my posts since the beginning so naturally she had lots of ballots in the big ole hat! You should check out her blog. She is an artist, writer and huge supporter of the MS Society […] Read more…

IT’S GIVEAWAY TIME…ALMOST!

You get a whale and you get a whale and you get a whale! EVERYBODY GETS A WHALE! Okay, that’s just me exaggerating. I don’t sweat out twenty dollar bills like Oprah Winfrey. I have reached my 1000 followers!! Hooray! Thanks to everyone for following, favouriting and sharing my blog! The support has been so wonderful! […] Read more…

I`m breaking up with Chocolate.

If you have read my previous posts you know that I have recently been struggling with my weight due to high doses of prednisone. I confessed to a doctor that I didn’t want to take it anymore because it was making me gain weight and that was probably the worst thing in the world to […] Read more…

Writing Illness as Humour

“I knew, of course I knew, that life is always more complicated than our narratives.” – John Burnside, A Lie About My Father Writing an illness is hard. Writing an illness for the humour section is even harder. I am someone who prides herself on being rather breezy about the whole living with a chronic […] Read more…

Giveaway Bonanza Extravaganza!!

Hello, friends! I have 727 followers on my blog right now. I’m pretty impressed by that because, well, I was surprised when more than 10 people followed me! But, let’s be honest, The Bloggess gets 727 followers a week (I made that statistic up). So, in order to try to get some more traffic to […] Read more…

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