Category Archive: Inside My Head

Reunited with Motherhood

November 23, 2015 3 Comments »

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I felt like a negligent mother as I made the last minute frantic stop at the store. I stared at the wall of toys and wondered which one she’d like. I used to know what she liked 9 years ago, but what if she’s changed. I mean she had to have changed in 9 years […]

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The Fear of Being Still

October 29, 2015 4 Comments »

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“Welcome back,” he said to me as I hear the familiar sound of my passport being stamped. I smile genuinely and say thank you. A little burst of happiness goes through my body and sort of wakes me up from the 9 hour flight from Berlin. I know people say that the U.S. immigration can […]

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High Altitude Tears

April 28, 2015 14 Comments »


I shut my eyes and let all the thoughts sink in. They seem to bore deep into my psyche, burrowing deeper and deeper into the parts of my brain where I push all of the positive happy ending thoughts. I can feel tears slowly form, my throat starts to feel strained, and it becomes hard […]

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Week In-stagram Review The End

February 27, 2015 7 Comments »

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I was huffing and puffing on my run in Canmore on a strangely spring-like, cloudy day. I kept putting one foot in front of the other, as I was completely engrossed in my new favorite podcast, Startup. Podcast host, Alex Blumberg, was just announcing this was the last podcast of season 1 and they would […]

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Border Crossing Surprises

February 26, 2015 5 Comments »

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I looked at my Google Maps serving as my GPS on my dashboard and was completely confused. The numbers made no sense. The GPS voice started talking to me as she always did, “in 2 miles turn left on….” Wait a minute – miles? My brain had been trained to kilometers for the last 2 […]

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