Spontaneous Trip to Tallinn

Spontaneous trips are the best trips; that was yet again true of my trip to Tallinn, Estonia! Originally the plan was to go to Sweden and then to Finland for the Women’s World Championship and Coaching Symposium in Helsinki where I would then stay a couple more days for some sightseeing. When I met up … Continue reading Spontaneous Trip to Tallinn

Sweden – The «lagom» Land

3 years I spent in “lagom” land Sweden and since moving back home last summer, this was my first trip back to Linköping. I was excited to see how I would feel to be back here. Last November I went back to Boston (read my article here), and that was a very emotional trip, so … Continue reading Sweden – The «lagom» Land

The Blessing of my Spine Injury

When was the last time you had nothing planned and didn’t do anything for a longer period of time? I’m talking a day, a couple of days, a week, 2-3 weeks or even longer? After I had been released from the hospital and went home, a sudden emptiness overcame me but at the same time … Continue reading The Blessing of my Spine Injury

My last as a Goalie

Today a year ago I suited up in my goalie equipment for the last time and played my last game as an active goalie… It’s somehow surreal to realize that this has been 1 year ago already. Throughout this year I’ve been asked a lot whether I miss it… I always hesitate to answer, because … Continue reading My last as a Goalie

Greenhope «Dinner for Hope»

It’s been quite some time since I last travelled and spent the night somewhere else then at home. Mission fit-to-fly started some time ago because I am travelling to Sweden and Finland next week and needed to see if I’m actually fit and will manage the stressfulness of travelling and everything that comes along with … Continue reading Greenhope «Dinner for Hope»

First Post-Surgery Medical Check-Up

Hi everyone 6 weeks ago I had a skiing accident where I feel on my head and fractured the sixth cervical vertebra of the spine. The doctors’ predicted 6 months until full recovery, of which I have to wear a neck brace 24/7 for the first 3 months. Besides wearing the neck brace, my only … Continue reading First Post-Surgery Medical Check-Up

Oh Boston…!

It's been 5 years since I left Boston in May 2013 a couple days after my graduation to embark on a new adventure in Switzerland. Although I was extremely happy to move back home, my plan wasn't to stay there more than a year or max 2 years. My plan was to move back to … Continue reading Oh Boston…!

From Switzerland to College

A story about my first couple of months at college, with a life lesson for everyone at the end! Enjoy the read! 🙂 I was well travelled, had lots of international playing experience, I graduated from an English-speaking high school, I was ready to go to college in the US! Northeastern University, here I come! … Continue reading From Switzerland to College

Assistant Coach U18 Women’s National Team

I just can’t stay away from hockey, can I? It’s with great honor that I can call myself assistant coach of the Swiss U18 Women’s National Team. Would I have thought of that back in May when I announced my retirement? No! Did I hope for such an opportunity? Absolutely. I’m extremely excited to be … Continue reading Assistant Coach U18 Women’s National Team

Retirement Announcement

Dear Hockey, After 25 years of playing hockey, it is now time for me to retire from this incredible sport and move on to a new chapter in my life. Hockey has always been a big part of my life, a big part of who I am. Hockey has given me so much, made me … Continue reading Retirement Announcement