Category Archives: Health

Three Years On: Finding the Thank You

Chunks of time roll by without me even thinking to say thank you, without me remembering or acknowledging the gift of three years ago. Yet, back then, when I was in the rush of the moment and felt the awareness … Continue reading

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Eyes Just Ahead

Last week I reminded myself of a part of me long forgotten. Suffering from an inflamed gum in my mouth after dental surgery, and weighing up my options, I decided to try a fruit and vegetable juice fast in order … Continue reading

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I Can Breathe

In my little corner of the city where I live, right now, I can choose to exhale. For this moment at least, I can let go and breathe it all out long and slowly. And hope that like laughter is … Continue reading

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Where do you run to?

  Time is short. I oft feel whirly just thinking about how to use the golden minutes when my baby sleeps. Do I attempt a blog, tick off admin, eat, rest, save the world? I once read about how for … Continue reading

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Heart to Heart

She is 2 years old and nearly 5 months, though we talk a lot about her third birthday (and her fifth comes up a lot too). Lots of balloons, cake, all her friends. It feels like she is way beyond … Continue reading

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Sleep While You Can

The best advice I never listened to was to sleep when my baby sleeps. As someone who resists sleep in favour of doing (anything) and regards sleep as a guilty pleasure rather than a vital need, I simply could not … Continue reading

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Revival

Things don’t remain the same. They either grow or decay, and without effort, my blog has lost momentum. But it’s not too late, and my plan is to revive and heal it. Make myself a space to write freely and … Continue reading

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My Village

They say that a baby is raised in a village. I see the scene before me. The mother nurtured back to health after her primal home birth by a community of doting mothers and aunties and grandmothers who sit around … Continue reading

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About Time

Things take a long time to mature within me, and sometimes they never quite do, and need a little push and nudge. What I would do without deadlines? Though I have tendencies to stretch  them to just beyond their limits, … Continue reading

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I ♥ litchis

My favourite addiction is in season. A few weeks ago, I felt the familiar tingle in my tummy as I caught my annual first glimpse of the litchi. Of course it was the Middle Eastern variation, which thankfully turned out … Continue reading

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