heads up

This morning I saw Tabib #2 about my badly-behaved head. He said (after the mandatory toothpick) that he thought I was having varient migraines. Then he starting naming things like mint and chocolate and coffee and cheese and I became overjoyed in the false hope…

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S.O.S

Dear Blogistan Well, it’s 7 o’clock and there’s no food in the house. I don’t mean that there isn’t anything edible at all, I just mean that there’s nothing that would be appropriate for an meal. The fridge is full to bursting with things like…

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Eid Mubarak Blogistan! Excuse me while I go and grin… Never mind, I’ll just grin and type simultaneously. Got a lot to be happy about today, tomorrow is the culmination of a whole month’s worth of fasting. Am I happy because fasting is finished? No,…

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Ana ‘Ajmi

Here’s an interesting quiz: can you translate these two paragraphs of Arabic? Wallahi Al-atfal yajroona fil mal’aab, yal’abu kurratl-qadam. Kuntu amshi izi dzhuribta rasi bil-kurati. Waqata rasi ‘ala’l-ard, bi-iznillah… ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ Wa hu-al-lazi maddal-‘arda wa ja’ala feeha rawaasiya wa an-haaraa Wa min…

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xii- My Lord gave nail and hammer and commanded man to build Man put nail to his brother’s back and promptly drove it in My Lord gave man the tool but He also gave the choice How dare you blame my Lord for the evil…

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Imagine my surprise when the doorbell rang around 10 pm and when I went to answer it, I found Poppie on the other side of the gate. My surprise is very toothy, and it looks like the kind of grin on a three-year old discovering…

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Dear Blogistan, AssalamuAlaikum I’m slightly delayed in updating because I’m thinking thoughts. Maybe not thinking so much as sorting, here’s what I have. The state of my head: -Day one off of medication was fine. A few jabs in the ear but I made a…

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Today has been a very hectic day. I woke up and went to the Tabib. To make a long story short, the Tabib has decided that although my pain has responded to the traditional treatment for trigeminal neuralgia, it was all in my head (ya’ani…

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