He is finally here!

This time last year I was in tears. I was so fearful of the unknown and sad about the distance. I broke down on several occasions and wanted to run to the nearest airport and give up. I felt guilty, alone and insecure about my decision of leaving my son behind. What I didn't know at … Continue reading He is finally here!

Don’t give up!

The last week of school...ahhhh. What can I say... I made it. I know, I can give you the infamous woe is me speech but I won't. Initially, I doubted my capability to handle the transition, primarily from an emotional perspective since I knew that my son wouldn’t be joining me this year. I tell … Continue reading Don’t give up!

This is why I need to FOCUS!

  Hey, I'm back! Four months of silence due to the fact that I haven't been "F'd" up!                                                       "FOCUSED" Focus fell off my vocabulary list somewhere around my last blog post. I went home to the United States after a year sabbatical and completely allowed focus and consistency to diminish. To my defense, I needed a break from the conservative, Muslim culture that I became very accustomed … Continue reading This is why I need to FOCUS!