July 24, 2020

Hi folks. It’s been a couple weeks, and when a friend asked why I haven’t posted in a while, I responded that I don’t know what to write about. He says to me, “Not everyone is going to be profound. Or good. Just write something.” I love watching life hack videos. Some of them are ridiculous. I don’t think a glue gun will solve the world’s problems. But I watch hours and hours of them. They’re cheesy and some of... Read more

July 5, 2020

Before I begin, I want to #payitforward today: I got word that my friend Rasha’s dad had passed away, and so I made a template for Quran Readings.* Also check out this podcast by my friend Daktoor Ahmed Younis.  This blog post started as a status on Facebook.. I was activated, and I started to reside inside my head.  My anxiety was starting to bubble up, and it was starting to feel like a crisis. For the first time in... Read more

June 27, 2020

It started in October 2017 when my basement flooded. In hindsight, that was the beginning of the end. I lost everything that was dear to me: my husband, my job, my home and my sense of security. I only remember bits and pieces of that summer. The other bits and pieces I don’t really want to remember. It feels like my brain is protecting me from something awful. It must have been bad. These days some of those close to... Read more

June 25, 2018

I didn’t want this to be my first post, but these days I have no control over much of anything, and I’m just going with the flow. On May 23rd, I did the thing that I never ever thought I would do, and reported my abuse to the police. My abuser was a relative, and as a 39 year old, I am outside of the statute of limitations, but I went anyway. The police told me, that they may not... Read more

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