Category Archives: IBS

It’s So Cold!!!

This is south Texas. It is beyond belief that the temperature would be below 0 C and wind chills would make it feel even colder. Even the dog didn’t want to stay outside any longer than absolutely necessary. Now the … 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

Posted in Allah, anxiety, daughter, depression, disorganization, dog, fianances, friends, granddaughters, hijab, housecleaning, IBS, incidents with Sabrina, Islam, love, messiness, misunderstanding, normal life, prayers, prejudices and biases, Qur'an, relationship issues, religion, son-in-law, therapy, univeristy, writing a book | Tagged | 1 Comment

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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Getting Ready for the Maids

I have spent most of the morning trying to get everything ready for the maids to take away the boxes and the bags to the dumpster. I packed the bags in the bedroom and they are ready to go. I … Continue reading

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What’s The Single Most Important Thing You Accomplished in 2010?

What’s the single most important thing I accomplished in 2010? That’s a very good question. I gave it some thought and I think that the single most important thing I accomplished is adopting Islam as my way of life. The … Continue reading

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I Am SOOOOO Frustrated!!!

This working/nonworking Internet has got me so frustrated. I can’t even go out because someone will come at 5 p.m. to “maybe” install a new router. No one can figure out what is going on with it. It works one … Continue reading

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A Day at the Movies and Some Cleaning, Too

I packed more things for the girls today. I took all the figurines over to their house. I hope that they like them. I packed all the Purple Ladies and Purple Girls, and the Unicorns, except for the one with … Continue reading

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Finally TW Fixed the Modem

Yay! I got a new modem and now have wireless connectivity. I want to be able to take my computer anywhere in the house and work, whether it be upstairs in bed or on the desk when I bring it … Continue reading

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