The following is a copy of an article I wrote for an outlet that I no longer contributed to. I wanted to make sure it was saved here. Grief is weird. It is overwhelming and shows up at both the most unexpected and expected times. I recently lost my Grandma. It’s been a lot harder…… Continue reading Grief Has No End Date
I am no Oprah and I’m not sure anyone really cares about what my favorite things are but I’m gonna tell ya anyway! You’re welcome 😉. 1.) My very first favorite thing is a new item I was just gifted last week. It is from my friends at Warmies. They have a bunch of plush…… Continue reading ❄️Shabana’s Favorite Things❄️
I finally decided to post my long awaited cookie recipe. I’ve been meaning to post this for year…. literally 3 years. So, without boring you with some long ass drawn out shpeil about my grandpas recipe being handed down for generations and how much it means to me (none of which is true) I’ll hand…… Continue reading Almond flour Gluten free cookies- low carb, keto, sugar free and soy free
I have been wanting to make this list for a while now and since a good friend of mine is pregnant, I have no better time than now. So, let’s get right into it. 1.) Sound machine. I’ve tried a few and none beat Marpac Rohm. It’s tiny, portable and rechargeable. We use it all…… Continue reading Top ten new parent must haves!!
*This is a recount of my trip to California. If it seems like my writing is out of order or a mess it’s because that’s where my head is at right now. Please excuse that. California is many things to me. It is where I and my siblings were born. It is where I called…… Continue reading California, home at last
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If you’ve followed along on my journey in any capacity you know that I struggle with my mental health. Most recently I had been doing relatively good. However, we all have triggers and if we don’t know how to deal with the triggers as they come then shit blows up in your face, again. *FYI…… Continue reading Mental health Care is a Fucking joke!
TRIGGER WARNING ⚠️ this post deals with mental health issues: anxiety, depression, eating disorder, body dysmorphia, self harm, suicidal thoughts and hospitalization. It’s been a while. I’ve been thinking about this entry for quite some time. Since I wrote my last one, honestly. It’s just really overwhelming and a lot has happened since this happened…… Continue reading Girl interrupted….. Part 3- last entry
Grief…. it’s a funny little thing that grief is. It shows its ugly, sad face and manifests in weird ways that are not quite understood unless you have your PhD in psychology; which I do not. What I do know is that grief sometimes comes through as anger and vice versa. Grief is not only…… Continue reading Grief ….
Baby life is hard. They eat 8-12 times a day in those first few weeks and sometimes more. The first day or so after I had Jonah we were trying hard to nurse at Breast but after cracked and scabbed nipples and a crying baby, I decided to pump for a little bit; until my…… Continue reading The Spectra S1 Breast Pump review- exclusively pumping Mom