My first birth story

Just 5 years late but I finally got down to writing my first birth story. Part of the reason is that I was still not ready to talk about it to anyone apart from close friends. It was traumatic, to say the least. Alhumdulillah I was not handed the short end of the stick like…

Best Cafes In Dubai To Work From Or Study At! 

I have been a “student” my whole life. Since I was 2.5, until now. Which also means that I have been studying all my life. Be it summer, winter, hail or storm. I always have exams that I have to study for 😦 . It was so much simpler when I was in school and college….

How Being An Emergency Medicine Resident Trains You For Motherhood

For lay people : Residency means postgraduate training of a doctor after mbbs. So the time they serve in a hospital while specialising in a specific field, and studying at the same time. At the end of that training period, doctors have to pass a board exam to be certified specialists in that field. It…

What Are You Waiting For?!!

It’s the end of the year and everybody is in a festive mood. Spirits are lifted and everybody is looking forward to the “new” year with hopes that it will be much better. As promising as something new looks, can we really rely on it? Why do we always wait for a “new” day, a…

8 Ways To Get a Better Perspective On Life

Life has been tough the past few months. But whose hasn’t?! We have all been there. Work stress, family troubles, significant losses, losing track of life in general. And the beauty of it all is that, despite all this…. life goes on!! There are times when we think that everything is a waste of time…

An Ode To The Nest

It was the home that saw her as a single-soon-to-be-married girl, trying to choose her new future home. Then looking over everything from the installation of the chandeliers, to the curtains, to the furniture…even the pesticide treatment. As a bride, cleaning the mess her bachelor husband had made just the day before they got married, hands…

My Ramadan Journal

I know it is very late and it has already been like 3 weeks since Eid, but this Ramadan was a little extra special for me, and i wanted to share with everyone my Ramadan Diary. I could not write this post earlier as i was busy preparing for a board exam. But now that…