Diary of a Fasting Girl: Ramadan, Day Eleven

June 28, 2015 The Variety Makes You Think, No? Today, I went grocery shopping with Saim. So the thing about grocery shopping is, it’s difficult. Going into a store full of food of different shapes, sizes, color, tastes, and smells makes you a tad bit hungry. And that hunger results in binge shopping — which means we go into the store with only 5-7 items … Continue reading Diary of a Fasting Girl: Ramadan, Day Eleven

Diary of a Fasting Girl: Ramadan, Day Nine and Ten

DAY NINE: June 26, 2015 It’s Jumu’ah, It’s Jumu’ah Yaaaaayyyyy, Fridaaaayyyyy!! And, Alhumdulillah (Praise be to God), it was a really good day today. I got proper sleep and had a balanced day, getting tons done. I even made it to my coding today. The thing with the coding is I need to be on top of it. I know I’m not expected to remember … Continue reading Diary of a Fasting Girl: Ramadan, Day Nine and Ten

Diary of a Fasting Girl: Ramadan, Day Eight

June 25, 2015 A Meh Day Sucked. Tummy problems truly suck. Today was a day of constant acid reflex. I don’t know what I am doing wrong, as I am taking all the meds possible to feel better, eating healthy and light, and drinking loads of water in the time between Iftar and Suhoor. Sigh. I guess I just need to keep persevering and InshaAllah … Continue reading Diary of a Fasting Girl: Ramadan, Day Eight

Diary of a Fasting Girl: Ramadan, Day Seven

June 24, 2015 Maybe Sleep will come…Now! ….Nooooo…. And that is the game I spent playing this morning for two hours, turning this way and that. But that evasive temptress we call sleep was just that — evasive. I tried fruitlessly in my bed, punching the pillow and mangling my blankets. And then it started getting hot. I got up, grabbed my pillows and my … Continue reading Diary of a Fasting Girl: Ramadan, Day Seven

Diary of a Fasting Girl: Ramadan, Day Six

June 23, 2015 What a Lovely Day What a lovely day, indeed. I think I am finally falling into a healthy Ramadan routine. I was having a bit of trouble finding time to blog, but I was able to negotiate an hour after Fajr(morning prayer), which works beautifully, as it’s a time when everything is calm and I am with my thoughts without any stress. … Continue reading Diary of a Fasting Girl: Ramadan, Day Six

Diary of a Fasting Girl: Ramadan, Day Five

June 22, 2015 Readers Discretion: My thoughts might be all over the place in this one!! Ahhh… Finally a Well-Balanced Day! Day Five, came and went. Where indeed is the time going? It seems like yesterday we were all sitting and wondering how we’d be able to fast long 16 hour days. And today? Well, the time just seems to fly. Between all the prayers … Continue reading Diary of a Fasting Girl: Ramadan, Day Five