Throwback Thursday: What if (a poem)

Hello and welcome to my blog! A year has passed since I wrote this poem, and we’re pretty much in the same situation. I’m able to take walks now though, and have more me time. I’m happy these past few days and I don’t want to say anything to jinx it, so I won’t sayContinue reading “Throwback Thursday: What if (a poem)”

Throwback Thursday: Face painting

Hello and welcome to my blog! I had a meltdown today. It was awful. I barely spent time with my son today because I felt depressed all day. My heart hurts. My thoughts are running wild and I’m tired of fighting. I’m tired of trying to have a normal conversation which almost always turns intoContinue reading “Throwback Thursday: Face painting”

Throwback Thursday: Sleep training my son

Hello and welcome to my blog! Oh boy. I reread this from March 11th 2020 and I laughed. I remember struggling to sleep train my son on and off for years. I don’t remember how I finally managed to sleep train him (or maybe I didn’t because I still sleep in the same room asContinue reading “Throwback Thursday: Sleep training my son”

Throwback Thursday: My big announcement

Hello and welcome to my blog! A year ago, I published my 1st book. Little did I know, a pandemic would break out a few days later, or that I’d publish 6 more books in a few months, or that my books wouldn’t sell much. It was a milestone, and I’m proud of it. It’sContinue reading “Throwback Thursday: My big announcement”

Throwback Thursday: What is love?

Hello 👋 reader and welcome to my blog! Today I’m going to share a post I wrote a year ago, but on February 17th not the 25th, because I didn’t write a post on the 25th. I didn’t miss the memo, i just don’t celebrate Valentine’s day because i am Muslim. The reason why isContinue reading “Throwback Thursday: What is love?”

Throwback Thursday: Dear Self

I wrote this exactly a year ago, before the pandemic*: When you’re about to give up, don’t. I know the road is long and difficult. I know you sacrificed a lot and you don’t see any reward or appreciation. I know you feel weak and tired. I know you feel unqualified to do this. ButContinue reading “Throwback Thursday: Dear Self”