Category Archives: incidents with Sabrina

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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No Joint Therapy

Sabrina and I were supposed to go to therapy last night. I went and so did she, to my surprise. But I had decided that I just could not do the session, and besides, after my last session with John, … Continue reading

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Are Things Better? Who Can Say?

Sabrina and I were supposed to go to therapy last night. I went and so did she, to my surprise. But I had decided that I just could not do the session, and besides, after my last session with John, … Continue reading

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I Feel As Though I’m Not Really Here

So many ridiculous things have happened in the past 10 days that I truly don’t even know what I’m feeling. I thought things were improving with my daughter until Christmas. When I didn’t even receive a call, I was so … Continue reading

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The Worst Movie Ever

I took the girls to the movies this afternoon. They wanted to go see “Tron–The Legacy.” I used to think “The Matrix” was the worst movie I had ever seen. Boy, was I wrong. This movie made absolutely no sense. … Continue reading

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A New Day

Funny what a good night’s sleep can do for the mind and the soul. It seems that everything appears the bleakest in the nighttime, especially when the day hasn’t gone so well either. The morning comes, and even though it’s … Continue reading

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Slept Like A Log

I remember absolutely no dreams from last night, though I feared there would be many after all I ate last night. But I am still waking at about 5 a.m. every day with a headache. I don’t believe it is … Continue reading

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