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Having a Chronic Illness is Not Romantic

I’m a worrier. I worry about how clean my house is, I worry about all the books on my bookshelf that I haven’t read yet, I worry about whether or not I’m a good friend, I worry about what my third grade teacher thought of me. So as a blogger, naturally there are bloggery things […] Read more…

16 Things I Have Learned in 26 Years

Usually when someone makes a list like this they have one piece of advice for each year they’ve been alive, but let’s be honest: I learned very little in the first ten years of my life except all of the lyrics to every Spice Girls, BSB and Hanson song. Also, 26 pieces of advice would […] 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 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…

10 Life Lessons from Disney Movies

As a wide eyed, mushroom cutted, onesie wearing youngster I spent countless hours plopped down in front of my Zenith floor model monster of a television drinking in everything Disney I could get my hands on. If I wasn’t watching Disney movies I was creating plots more dramatic than Days of Our Lives in my […] Read more…