coffee conversations

Coffee with Ameena #10

If we were having coffee, I’d tell you that last week tried my spirit. I’d tell you how the spirit of gratitude is one of the things that got me through the week. If we were having coffee, I’d try my best to make the date humorous, even though I am in need of humour… Continue reading Coffee with Ameena #10

coffee conversations

Coffee with Ameena #9

If we were having coffee, I would tell you that I believe there are friends for a reason and friends for a season, and then there are the ones who are here to stay through the thunder and lighting, the gravel walk and sandstorms, those are your ride or die. And they make living in… Continue reading Coffee with Ameena #9

coffee conversations

Coffee with Ameena #8

If we were having coffee, I’ld gulp down the entire cup of black coffee in a snap and tell you how its been a "multiple cups of coffee" kinda week.  If we were having coffee, I’ll unburden an issue which has been bugging at me. I’ll tell you how I have seen and heard way… Continue reading Coffee with Ameena #8

coffee conversations

Coffee with Ameena #7

If we were having coffee, I will immediately gulp down my entire mug of black coffee. That accomplished, I will give you an extra tight hug for offering me a much needed break this week with this coffee date. If we were having coffee, I will tell you that I was remembering the lies we… Continue reading Coffee with Ameena #7

coffee conversations

Coffee with Ameena #6

If we were having coffee, I'd apologize for having to postpone our Tuesday coffee date to Wednesday. Some days, life throws curveballs which we have no way of fore seeing and living is in learning to surf through them. I'd ask how your week has been so far? If on a scale of ten it'd… Continue reading Coffee with Ameena #6

personal stories

Challenges of studying in a foreign Land #1

For those who may or may not know, I spent 6 and half years in Sudan, trying to study medicine. I say trying because, boy, it was indeed a struggle (Thank God for his glory, we made it). A friend requested that I write about my challenges of schooling in Sudan, so Sola Ogunbiyi, this… Continue reading Challenges of studying in a foreign Land #1

coffee conversations

Coffee with Ameena #5

If we were having coffee, I will tell you that If I had a dollar for every time a patient mistook me for my sister, I would have some pretty good amount of money by now. My sister and I both work in the same hospital. It's gotten to the point where the patients, armed… Continue reading Coffee with Ameena #5