The First Time I Died Was a Friday

The First Time I Died Was a Friday

The First Time I Died Was a Friday…that much I’m sure about. The rest is a bit fuzzy. I think I was maybe 11 or 12. I don’t remember. I was injured in a car accident when I was 13 and it was before that. That much I’m also sure about. I...
I Forgot to Breathe

I Forgot to Breathe

It’s weird how, when you’re holding your breath you don’t realize it until you exhale. Until the warmth of that long slow breath passes your lips and unleashes itself upon the world. Until that moment you have no idea you’ve not been breathing....
The Eagle Has Landed

The Eagle Has Landed

Yesterday my husband boarded a plane. He’s going back overseas to visit his family and for Muharram. The flight is nearly 36 hrs with 2 stop overs. I spend the entire time continuously checking my phone to see if he’s msged or anything. Sleep is just non...
One Day One Month

One Day One Month

Tomorrow my husband will be catching a flight back home. He’s going to be visiting his family for one month. He’s been stateside for a year now. And he’s super excited about seeing his family and being “home” again. I’m as per usual...