About Me

IMG_2293Hi, I’m Elizabeth! I live in Chicago with my cat (Phoebe), my dog (Mabel), and my partner (Tucker).

I’m originally from Atlanta and have also lived in the Middle East and Eastern Europe. I received my Master of Arts degree in International Educational Development at Columbia University where I researched on the impact movement has on the social and emotional wellbeing of adolescent refugee girls. I now work as a nonprofit writer, a reproductive health advocate, doula, and yoga teacher.

I’ve had this blog since 2009 and have used it for random thoughts, poems, stories, travel posts, lists, and other musings. I hope you find something here that speaks to you.

For more of me, I’m on Instagram and Twitter, and I write regularly for Release the Women and Oxfam America.


  • 200 hr Yoga Teacher Training with Three Sisters Yoga
  • Trauma Informed Yoga Teacher Training with Exhale to Inhale
  • DONA International Birth Doula and Childbirth Education with Rina Rios
  • 80 hour Sexual Assault and Violence Intervention Program training with Mt. Sinai Hospital
  • Master of Arts in International Educational Development from Columbia University
  • Bachelor of Arts in English from Georgia State University

8 thoughts on “About Me

  1. Randy (and Pati) Walchle

    I’m glad I found your blog. I have been having difficulty understanding the techno digital world. I use a small world of it, but everything else is a blur. I like your blog it gives me some ideas. May God use you richly Elizabeth in Kosovo.

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