Am I a Corporate Sell Out?

Am I a Corporate Sell Out?

Where should I do? What will fulfill me? I moved to San Francisco in 2004 to be a writer. Within two months of trying to pay rent, I became a management consultant. It was known as the great Heidi corporate sell out. To counterbalance corporate Heidi, Writer Heidi...
Am I a Masochist Mama?

Am I a Masochist Mama?

“Maybe I’m just a mama masochist,” I sighed. “Isn’t this mama masochism a front?” my friend asked. She leaned her head into her screen and whispered in a low tone, “Don’t you secretly miss it? You know….your old life? Where you didn’t have to be anything for anyone?”...
Metamorphosis to Suburban Mom from Second Tier Socialite

Metamorphosis to Suburban Mom from Second Tier Socialite

I’m a suburban mom. Many scoff that I was really a socialite. I mean, was I really photographed at the San Francisco Opera opening night along with Gavin Newsom? Um no. But I did weave in and out of parties at the top of the Fairmont’s penthouse and across white...