Sometimes your dreams don’t come true.

We all spend our youth daydreaming about being movie stars, astronauts, or Nobel prize-winning scientists. We wax romantic about what it will be like when we are rich and our retweets reach the thousands. Usually our friends and family encourage us and tell us that those dreams are realistic, whether they actually believe that or […] Read more…

Happy Anniversary to Me!

  On July 4th Boyfriend and I celebrated being romantically entangled for one whole year.  I told Boyfriend that I was really excited about our one year anniversary and that I wanted to do something to celebrate it. I told him that he should surprise me with something and then he went “ughhhhhhh” for about thirty seconds […] Read more…

Lisa Tries Pathfinder

  I recently went on a deep undercover assignment for my blog. My goal was to infiltrate a local Dungeons & Dragons group and make them believe I could be one of them, just for one night, so that I could write about the shenanigans that are role playing games. I wanted to try something […] Read more…

So apparently I’m allergic to nuts now.

I have never really had to worry about food allergies before. If I eat a kiwi my tongue gets swollen and sore but it’s really easy to avoid kiwi (even though it’s delicious) so I have always been able to galavant through restaurants and grocery stores and buy whatever the hell I wanted to buy […] Read more…

Lisa Tries New Things!

I’m going to try something new, besties. I was thinking about branching off and creating a separate blog called “Lisa Tries New Things” where I can publish all of my posts about the exciting and fun new things that I try, but Boyfriend told me I should keep it all here on Damsel because I’ve […] Read more…

I’m Surprised I’m Not a Serial Arsonist

If you are ever feeling unsure about how successful you have become or perhaps you are a little disappointed in the things you have accomplished by the age of 25, I highly recommend finding a journal you wrote in grade one. You will go from feeling like a lazy screw up to the most successful […] Read more…

Lisa Tries to Work On Her Fitness

Back in January I made a promise to all of you that I would work on my fitness and do what I could to improve my health. Then I closed my laptop and went back to watching Modern Family and finishing my family sized bag of Ketchup chips. Okay, to be fair there was that […] Read more…

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