What no one realized was the tempest crashing within the confines of my mind at this very moment. That's a very big downside of being of being perceived as a goof: no one considers you to be one of feeling.
All memories, good or bad, are part of us. They made you feel something. And every time you feel an emotion, you feel your heart beating.
In this day and age no woman/girl has marriage as the finish line. We don't sleep with the hope of a knight in shining armor whisking us away to a land of forever dreams. At least, I never did. I was never the tutu-wearing, princess-loving, ogling-the-current-teen-heart-throb, kind of girl growing up. I never humored the… Continue reading Things That Change Immediately After Marriage
Adulting is hard. And I'm currently adulting pretty hard! Living is hard, sure. But adulting, in particular? That's another level of difficult. I mean, who ever knew that I'd be 27 and using 'adult' as a verb since I can't figure out the noun itself? Not I, good sir, that's for sure. When I was… Continue reading Adulting: When Did This Happen?
Do you cry during emotional scenes in movies? Does a kind gesture (in real life or caught on video) involving animals/humans make you reach for the tissue-box? Or perhaps, a song which brings back some long-lost memories? Or any number of other reasons that make no sense to your loved ones or even the random… Continue reading Oh, For Crying Out Loud!
"Kaunsa month chal raha hai?" "Bacha ho gaya lekin cravings khatam nahi hui" "You are eating for two now" "Ab thora control karna start karo" If you have been on the receiving end of sentences such as these then consider yourself a victim of Moti-vation. Our gora bhais define motivation as a desire or willingness… Continue reading Are You (Moti)vated? Why Body Shaming Moms Is A ‘Desi’ Sport.
Have you ever waited 6 hours in sweltering heat, suffocating in a small space with an unwilling party of twenty-five sweaty labor men?
The absolute essential you need to travel Pakistan.
You hate your job. The monotony of the Desi life is starting to get to you. You crave simplicity and a connection with the outdoors. Do these sound like you? Don’t worry, we all feel the same way. Being a working class citizen, whether you're an expatriate or native to your home country, can be… Continue reading 8 Reasons You Should Travel To Pakistan
Excuse the horrible photography but you really cannot expect an HD photoshoot with an eye catching back drop and a killer outfit, can you? Not when you are on your own figuring how to do groceries while pushing a stroller, carrying a 5KG infant, and ignoring the pain searing from your shoulders along the length… Continue reading Life As An Expat Mom: What No One Talks About