It was late winter afternoon, very early this year. I complained to a very dear friend, Saza “I can’t study, I have too much going on in life to sit and focus.” Obviously, I said this in an hour conversation, but this was the gist of it all. The next day Saza asked if I … Continue reading Sidad, grade 12, and his mum
Last night when I should have been working on my confirmation paper corrections, I ended up logging into Facebook instead. To my surprise a memory popped up: My photo of graduation day, seven years ago yesterday! Wow! Seven years since I graduated. It doesn't seem like a lot has changed since I am still chasing … Continue reading Seven university lessons
Sometimes I am over the moon. Happy, joyful and my heart skips beats (in a good way!). This morning I woke up with the sun rise, prayed, finished some work on my laptop-- without the assistance of coffee. By 8 am we were hosted by one of my favourite people on the planet for breakfast. … Continue reading One of those days….
Hello Hello!!! It feels so surreal to be able to sit behind my laptop and blog. You see I have had a very hectic week wiping a toddler's runny nose, looking for a 'good' doctor, going through sleepless nights soothing a coughing/crying/tired/ little angel and trying to do a bit of work. The emphasis here … Continue reading 5 things I’m excited about!
Hello loyal reader, Before reading on, you are welcome to cluck here and read the previous blog post in this mini series. Birth is a miracle. Pregnancy is a beautiful journey - even if your in and out of the bathroom a hundred times in the morning (afternoon and evening too) to vomit or attempted vomit. … Continue reading 10 realities in the labour ward
Dearest loyal reader, There is a reason why I am writing this post now* but first let me rewind around two years ago. Three days after my pregnancy test came back positive (my favourite place for blood tests is MDC- they have the loveliest medical staff I have come across in Kurdistan) I had already visited the clinics … Continue reading A Pregnancy Story: My 1st Trimester
Loyal reader, I am writing to you on a special day. See what an amazing blogger I am? (note the sarcasm) Today marks 27 years since the day I first opened my eyes into this world. Every year I seem to say "this year was the biggest year of my life" while last year was … Continue reading 27 things I have learned in my 27 years