Holiday Decor for the Eid Party

Woohoo! Last post in the Eid Party series! Honestly, I think our house is quite pretty (props to the parents for that) and cleaned up it looks great. But it’s always nice to add some holiday specific decor to make it a little different from your average party. Continue reading

Intermittent Fasting Part 2

I wrote about this a while ago, and although I followed through, I totally forgot to write about it. Now many months later, after having done intermittent fasting for 3 separate months, I’ve got some thoughts. Continue reading

How to Create a Five Year Plan

I was sitting glumly on my bedroom floor staring into space. About 3 months ago, I moved cities, ended a 4 year long relationship, abruptly quit a huge contract, packed up all my stuff, and moved back home. It felt a litttttttle bit like taking a giant step backwards.

On paper, yes. Yes it was. But there were at least 42 other factors at play that I won’t share on the blog. Now I’m here in Calgary, was never a fan of this city..and now? The jury is still out on that. I’m inching towards making more effort, so we shall see. Calgary doesn’t always cooperate.

The point is, I no longer had a plan. Not that things ever work out according to plan, but it’s always nice to look into your future and see a few key decisions and feel certain they will happen. They are guideposts helping you decide what action to take right now. Continue reading

Eidis: DIY Eid Party Favours

This is the second last post in the the Eid Party series. And it’s all about the party favours. Honestly, this was my favourite part of the party in a way. The satisfaction of handing these to every family was a great feeling. Continue reading

Ups and Downs, Right?

I’m struggling. Struggling to keep it together.

Last week, I found out that I may have to have another surgery. It’s still a big if, but last time it was devastating. I’m still dealing with the after effects of the last one, damnit. I’ve gotten mad at people unnecessarily and burst into tears so many times this past week.

I miss my friends.

I miss my apartment. Continue reading

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