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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…

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…

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…

I Probably Took Health Insurance For Granted

For approximately two weeks I have been getting this weird rash thing on my face. It’s called a Butterfly Rash. That sort of name makes it sound like it would be kind of magestic and beautiful. Spoiler alert: it’s the opposite. And then to make matters worse today I started getting it on my hands too. So […] Read more…

Let Me Tell You About St. John’s, Newfoundland.

A video essay about Canadian pride during the last winter Olympics held in Canada has resurfaced on Facebook so I watched it and got goosebumps again and was instantly filled with patriotism. That patriotism lingered in my system for awhile and narrowed itself down a bit more from Canadian patriotism to Newfoundland patriotism. Not many […] Read more…

A Letter to 9 Year Old Me

I’ve been reading lots of blog posts lately that are letters to your younger self. I loved this idea and thought I would do it too. I can be a tad sadistic, over-imaginative and dramatic at times, so I thought I would end my letter a little different than most people. If I could send […] Read more…

The one where I get nominated for my first blog award.

Lovely fellow blogger Fifeston has been kind enough to nominate little ole me for the Sunshine Blogger Award which so happens to be my first blog award ever so I pretty much squealed like a little girl when I received the notification. Thank you so much, Fifeston! You made my day! The Sunshine Blogger Award is […] Read more…

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