Monthly Archives: January 2011

Optomist Or Pessimist?

Am I an optomist or a pessimist? I am both, depending on circumstances. I’m an optomist in the sense that I expect the best and the good in people. I’m not cynical in general about people and their motives. Maybe … Continue reading

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Woke So Late

I woke so late today–7:15 a.m.– just before sunrise. I was in the middle of Fajr when the timer rang for sunrise. I haven’t slept that late since FOREVER. I had a very vivid dream that I described in my … Continue reading

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“Under The Weather”

I woke with a terrible migraine again this morning. I also had a lot of trouble sleeping last night, so around 12:30 a.m. I took 5 mg of Saphris. It has made me quite sleepy so I had an energy … Continue reading

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My Reality Show

If I were to produce a reality show, it would be about my life. Like my book, it would be about an American woman who was born and raised according to American values and Western culture and then adopted Islam … Continue reading

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Organization–Part I

Brenda arrived at 8:30 a.m. today and we worked for 2 hours. I was exhausted. We did clear off the coffee table, which is something I really wanted done. The only thing is, we put things in boxes and I … Continue reading

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Technology

This is a post that I first wrote on January 29, 2011. What piece of technology could I nor live without? That is a really difficult question, since I use so much technology all the time, I guess I would … Continue reading

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The Organization Begins

Brenda is coming over this morning for our first session of de-cluttering. I’ve a bit nervous, but took klonopin and I have a headache and took meds for that. I don’t know where to start, but maybe we should start … Continue reading

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What’s Driving Me Nuts Right Now?

So it’s time to vent about what is driving me crazy right now. There are so many things it’s hard to choose from amongst the things that have me going crazy. The process of getting enrolled in graduate school is … Continue reading

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What’s The Focus?

What is the focus of my blog? It’s just my everyday walking around life, such as it is. It’s about what’s happening in my life and in my family’s life. I write about situations that are on my mind at … Continue reading

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Do You Want To Live Forever?

The blogging question for today is “Do you want to live forever? Why or why not?” My answer is “no” for a number of reasons. The main one is spiritual. I am Muslim and I believe that I will be … Continue reading

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