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#154 happy 28 birthday to me.

28 June 5, 1992 is my birthday. My 28th birthday lands on a Friday this year. What a memorable year this has been so far. Although it has been a tough 6 months, it has still had its blessings. I feel extremely blessed and grateful to have friends and family that want to celebrate. They… Continue reading #154 happy 28 birthday to me.

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#138 Yama Part 13

So now back to the ghost story. When Yama would see things during his time as an alcoholic....no one believed him. Everyone thought he was hallucinating because once your liver is damaged ...hallucinations happen all the time. Yama went to the hospital three times to get detoxed. He would hallucinate for weeks until he was… Continue reading #138 Yama Part 13

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#131 Yama Part 6

Thank you everyone that has been reading the "Yama" entries. It means so much to me. This is a very personal experience and the fact that you are all reading along helps me keep going. I am not going to lie..there was a moment that I did not want to continue because I thought..no one… Continue reading #131 Yama Part 6

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#130 Yama Part 5

I woke up the next morning...thinking what a nightmare...then I realized it was reality. Muslims bury the dead quickly like within the same week...or within a couple of days. So Yama's funeral was on 12/18/12. After the person who passed away is buried, the family holds a prayer at the mosque. The Quran is recited… Continue reading #130 Yama Part 5

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#110 slow down

Slowing down is something I have been trying to implement in my life. At times, I am just going through the motions. Sometimes I even feel like that with writing for the blog...I just go through the motions and I don’t even go back to reread or edit. Usually it’s because I am short on… Continue reading #110 slow down