Functional Medicine Journey Part II

Functional Medicine Journey Part II

I've come to really enjoy my working with Edna on this functional medicine journey. We have met several times since my last post to discuss the most intimate details of my physical and emotional health. It means peeling back the layers of my life and reexamining things. Edna herself is simultaneously jolly and stern; she [...]

My Functional Medicine Journey in Switzerland

My Functional Medicine Journey in Switzerland

Hi readers, Normally I write about travel and food, but I want to do something different and share a recent personal journey with you as part of the #wellness part of this blog. At the beginning of 2021, I experienced a physical dip that caught me completely off guard. With unnerving symptoms continuing on for [...]

100 Foreigners Share Their Belgian Love Experience

100 Foreigners Share Their Belgian Love Experience

A few years ago, I wrote an article, 7 Things I've Learned About Loving a Belgian. The article picked up traction in a way that really surprised me. People's messages and emails came pouring in; strangers took time to share their experiences with me with impressive candor and humor. Shortly after, I invited expat strangers [...]

The Honest Truth About Homesickness as an Expat

The Honest Truth About Homesickness as an Expat

It's happened many times: I'm having a drink at a party and small-talking with new people when they ask about where I'm from and where I've been. Inevitably due is a question laced with a hint of concern. They pry politely and it's cute how they almost whisper the question like it's a secret. "Don't...don't [...]