Run like a girl

Disclaimer: This is a very long post all about how "my life got twist, turned upside down" . sorry, S is now into The Fresh Prince of Belair and I have that stuck in my head. It is all about my journey from couch potato to 10k run. It is not, however, a how to. You may think then why write it? Because the journey was fun! And exciting and I'm proud of myself! There will never again be a first 10k for me. And I know I won't run a marathon ever because I am not interested in black toe nails and collapsing. And this is why I wanted to memorialise it in this blog post.

Carol Fleming – Al Ajroush (10,09,1959 – 05,27,2013)

American Bedu has passed away today after a long battle with cancer. I always felt that we were good friends despite the fact that our friendship was digital. I suspect that all the people whose paths crossed with Carol felt the same way. I am sad I never got the chance to meet her face … Continue reading Carol Fleming – Al Ajroush (10,09,1959 – 05,27,2013)

Center of Gravity

يأَيَّتُهَا النَّفْسُ الْمُطْمَئِنَّةُ ارْجِعِى إِلَى رَبِّكِ رَّاضِيَةٍ مَّرْضِيَّةً فَادْخُلِى فِى عِبَادِى وَادْخُلِى جَنَّتِى   O tranquil soul. Come back to your Lord well-pleased and well pleasing. Enter then among My servants and enter My Paradise. Last Tuesday my grandmother passed away. There was no one like her by the admission of anyone who met her. Anyone who was … Continue reading Center of Gravity

Mecca Mummy! Welcome to my world!

Dear Ya Maamaa followers I would like to direct your attention to my good friends blog Mecca Mummy. I met (or re-met as we once went to the same school) Mecca Mummy (or R) about 6 months ago and was pleasantly surprised to have made a new friend! As you'll read in her first post … Continue reading Mecca Mummy! Welcome to my world!