Diary of a Fasting Girl — Entry 3, Day 23

Haha, yup sporadic entries at random times. That is what I have become this Ramadan, although I wasn’t very regular throughout the rest of the year either. I guess this is going to be my late New Years Resolution — Get regular with my writing! Anyways. The last ten days of Ramadan are upon us, which is a really important time for all Muslims. It … Continue reading Diary of a Fasting Girl — Entry 3, Day 23

Ramadan – A Small Poem

A silver smile, shining so bright welcoming in the blessed night leading into a glorious month the moon that shown, hardly blunt. the beginning, bringing to a halt the excess consumed to a fault. hold back, fight back the powerful urge to eat to drink and further splurge. Abstinence from what you daily need, the wants, desires will thus deplete Remembering the Beloved being Peace … Continue reading Ramadan – A Small Poem

Diary of a Fasting Girl: Ramadan, Day Fifteen and Sixteen

July 2 and July 3, 2015 Another Double Post It’s so hard to make time to write these days, what with fasting, worship, coding courses and kitchen discourses. Whatever window of time that is presented to me, I open it and jump through it, flying through the highlights of my days, whether its working on this blog or small tweets and status updates on Twitter(@nuzairasaim) … Continue reading Diary of a Fasting Girl: Ramadan, Day Fifteen and Sixteen

Diary of a Fasting Girl: Ramadan, Day Twelve/Thirteen/Fourteen

June 29, 30, and July 1, 2015 **I haven’t been able to make daily posts for the past couple of days due to busy-ness and tiredness resulting from that busy-ness. And tonight, due to the tiredness, I am unable to take a nap before suhoor. And that means that I’ll be conked out til at least 1 o’ clock, so I’m going to quickly try … Continue reading Diary of a Fasting Girl: Ramadan, Day Twelve/Thirteen/Fourteen

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