Category: Personal

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A “different” Ramadan

June 16, 2016
It’s the 10th day of Ramadan today. It’s been… lonely. I knew Ramadan would make me miss St. Cloud even more than usual, but I wasn’t prepared for this strange, profound sense of loss.
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An anniversary reflection

May 11, 2016
It’s funny to think that I used to scoff at the idea of getting married. I thought people who wanted to settle down were so weak and insecure that they were willing to compromise their freedom just so that they wouldn’t have to feel lonely. I thought my singlehood proved my strength, confidence and independence.
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Shapeshifting

May 1, 2016
I caught up with an old friend recently and we had a long phone conversation, at the end of which she said, “It’s so weird, I feel like you’ve changed so much, and yet somehow you haven’t.”
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Dreams

February 19, 2016
I rarely dream when I sleep. When I do dream, I usually snap out of it pretty easily and realign myself to reality as soon as I wake up.