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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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#147 Yama (Finale) Part 22

Yama and I during Hasibs’s engagement. In the name of God, the most merciful. Tonight, I will write the ending to the Yama series. I come to you all with a heart filled with love and compassion. It is the holy month of Ramadan and I am blessed to be able observe the month of… Continue reading #147 Yama (Finale) Part 22

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#146 Yama Part 21

Yama and mom had a very special relationship. They were best friends and had this deep bond like no other. My mom will never understand why Yama had such a sad fate. Yama helped her with everything...like I mentioned before...even going to the gynecologist Yama consoled my mom about everything..even when he moved out...he stayed… Continue reading #146 Yama Part 21

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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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#125 hanging in there

I’ve been volunteering for LAUSD food services. We hand out meals to the families in need of them. Today, at my location, we handed out almost 1,500 meals. It was ALOT. I am a little scared about volunteering because I am scared that it’s going to put my family at risk. At the same time,… Continue reading #125 hanging in there