Humor

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…

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…

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