(7th Anniversary)

I was woken up this morning by my husband and the girls singing Happy Birthday and carrying a tray with fruit salad and apple juice. The anniversary of my heart surgeries have become my “second birthday” and there is nothing better than to celebrate with my family and […]

October 8th, 2015|Categories: Blog, Updates|Tags: , , , , |

(Change of Plans)

Wow, there’s so much going on that the big book tour I had planned in October, spanning across Asia–Sweden–Philadelphia, USA, turned out to not perhaps be the best idea. We’re holding off on that for now, since I am completely busy answering interviews, appearing on radio (last night), […]

October 7th, 2015|Categories: Blog, Updates|Tags: , , , |

Thank You

It has already been a week since Publication Day, and what a week!
The first 24 hours I barely slept because of the congratulations that poured in from the US, Europe and Asia. Since these are three different time zones, people started waking up before people in another time […]

September 22nd, 2015|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , |

Publication Day!

The official publication day for Beautiful Affliction is finally here!
Today my book is released in bookstores all over the US! Amazon and other online booksellers started shipping the book three weeks ago, and I have been getting so many messages, pictures, favorite quotes, questions about the book, early reviews […]

September 15th, 2015|Categories: Blog, Updates|Tags: , , , |

Countdowns

I have done this before. Counted the days and weeks to an important event. One spring many years ago I counted the moments until my wedding, filled with thoughts of pearl-embroidered silk and waltzing with my dear groom to be. While stroking my heavy belly, singing to my […]

A week with Beautiful Affliction

This week I have been guest author on best-selling author Terri Giuliano Long’s blog. It was a tremendous honor to be invited to join her on her wonderful blog and this week I have been amazed time and again by the beautiful ways my book was presented, it […]

August 14th, 2015|Categories: Blog, Quotes|Tags: , , , , |

Big News!

We are moving to Kuala Lumpur!
Maybe you already guessed it, when I mentioned we were going on a “mini vacation” to Malaysia. 🙂 We came back yesterday, after three intense days of getting to know the city and visiting friends who live there. I wanted to take more […]

July 30th, 2015|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , |

Final Cover!

Busy days at the Fogelburger’s! 🙂
I am very close to finalizing the first draft of my novel taking place in Jakarta. Yesterday our girls came back from their holiday in Sweden (Yay!). Tomorrow we leave for a mini vacation together in Malaysia.
And the cover for Beautiful Affliction has […]

July 25th, 2015|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , |