Why Am I So Anxious To Go Back To Normal?

4 min readMay 10, 2020
My new normal

I woke up this morning wondering what going back to normal meant. Truth be told, I am not one to ponder philosophical questions such as the meaning of life or the vastness of the universe. But for once I felt a bit apprehensive. My head was full of random questions. For instance, what am I going to do with all the little things I learned about myself during this lockdown, such as the fact that I can’t catch a chicken…


I am a French woman who used to live in London and has now moved to Sydney. Engineer by background. Turned lawyer. Turned writer. Wife, mum, friend, ultrarunner