Reflections

My Body Positivity Story

My Body Positivity Story

I didn’t always have an issue with my weight, all of my teenage life and most of my twenties I had a decent sized figure and I didn’t care much for exercise and I practically ate whatever I wanted. But since I had the twins in my late twenties and now a baby boy at thirty four my body ballooned into what it is now. Overweight. I haven’t had the energy or will power to

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Story time: Our Love Story

Story time: Our Love Story

Technically speaking Zahir and I should have met long before we actually did. However, It all happened one day in 2007 when I met him, I was working out at the gym with my bestie, minding my own business when I saw this gorgeous guy out of the corner of my eye, walking into the gym. He walked to the treadmill right in front of me, score I got to stalk him while I was cycling my

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Reflections 2017 

Reflections 2017 

And so 2017 has come to an end and as I look back at the year that went by so quickly I would never have thought I’d be a mom of a beautiful little boy. How amazing is that though, the beginning of the year I was a mom of two just going about life and minding my own business and adamant that two kids is enough financially and for my sanity and at the

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Story Time – Our Wedding day

Story Time - Our Wedding day

I remember being nervous that whole week before the wedding; I couldn’t believe I was getting married to the most perfect guy for me. It had taken us a year and half to get to that point. We decided to take that long because we wanted to go into a marriage with little to no debt and so we saved and bought all our home goodies in cash and our wedding was paid for in

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The Girl’s Concert and Graduation Ceremony 

The Girl’s Concert and Graduation Ceremony 

Last Sunday the girls had their annual school concert and graduation at Vera Hall in Rondebosch East. All parents had to host a high tea. I really like setting up the table and decorating it but it’s rather stressful and puts a dent in your pocket. I don’t mind though, it’s once a year and the girls so look forward to being on stage and entertaining everyone. The concert started off with an Islamic theme,

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Stand up for Children with Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital

Stand up for Children with Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital

When I was asked to be part of this campaign I thought geez, this is a heavy topic to be speaking to my readers about because even though violence is around us every day, we choose to look away and pretend that it doesn’t exists, we pretend it’s not happening to children close to us and around the world and we hope that at some point it would just go away. But no more, this

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Fears – When you are your worst enemy

Fears - When you are your worst enemy

My worst fear is not being able to protect my children… from this insanely dangerous and tough world. I think that I am my own worst enemy in this sense because I can’t control my fears and my fears sometimes make me feel depressed and anxious. With so much happening in this cruel world, I think my fears are pretty normal and practically everyone that I know feels the same or have experienced dangerous situations

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