We’re here again…

The iftar has started and the prayers are being sung.Stomachs filled and tongues satiated. Cigarette buds lit up, feet up it’s time to savour the night away till suhoor. My baby is turning one next month and already I can see the next cards in place. A little frightening really what lies ahead. Strategies being…

Who is to say

Its times like these I remember my religious childhood/adolescence; the questions that bombard every thing I was told/taught; the community services I participated in…half/full heartedly; the arguments I would have with my parents about it;the doubts..the questions…I remember singing along to Joan Osbourne’s hit song ‘What if God was one of us’. My belief in something/one…

Jitters

Half way through with 2015. We’re still on a roller coaster ride. I’ll be starting my 34th week into pregnancy  tomorrow. I did feel a little excited about the birth and finally holding our baby in my arms. Started thinking of how to talk to him, take care of him, what to do and what…

MAY it be a positive month!

I’m on my thirty second week. Feeling tired, irritated more than ever and a little heavy than usual. so much has happened since I last published an entry… our own apartment, we’re having a boy, apparently I’m a gestational diabetic which means I have to prick myself every other day to record my sugar reading.…

Headache Rant

Today I took my time to prepare myself for work. My transport has been forty-five minutes late the last few days, so I decided this time to take advantage of the extra time. Its been a while since I’ve spent time on myself before heading out. Its probably since our UK summer. It was great…

Check lists are good. Aren’t they?

With marital conflicts, relationship changes, pregnancies and financial short comings being shared from all directions of the world, how could one not have a check list? I personally think check lists, to do lists and its kind are very helpfully not only in projects, groceries most especially in achieving or living life to the fullest. I…

Missing independence

Its February and the days keep flying. Decisions to be made in so little time. Sighing Feeling all sorts of discomfort Heart beating so fast Short breath in just a few steps Loud noises stinging my ear drums Slight sniff of smoke or any unwanted smell Nauseated Frustrating when the other can’t understand the importance…