coffee conversations

Coffee with Ameena #18

If we were having coffee, I'd tell you how last week, I stuck my foot in my mouth (by saying something I shouldn't have) and it didn't taste good. I was seeing a patient who had a stroke, but was stable considering, and we were actually having a good conversation. I noticed her caretaker had… Continue reading Coffee with Ameena #18

personal stories

Lies we were fed as kids

In the words of the Singer, Tamar Braxton, "Lies you tell!". Today, we will be taking a trip down memory lane and discussing some of the lies we were spoon fed as kids; lies our parents and neighbors made us believe were real, and lies we probably will pass down to our children as well.… Continue reading Lies we were fed as kids

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Coffee with Ameena #16

If we were having coffee, I'd ask you how your night was and hope it was better than mine because that thing called "menstrual cramps" shortened my sleep at around 3:30am. At 3:30am, while the world was asleep, it all made sense to me why I was irritable and incredibly hungry and craving for the… Continue reading Coffee with Ameena #16

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Coffee with Ameena #15

If we were having coffee, I’d tell you how this week I was looking through some of my old pictures when I was 15/16, in my first year of university, and I smiled at how I look nothing like what I used to look like then. I lived differently, loved differently, dressed differently, reacted differently.… Continue reading Coffee with Ameena #15

personal stories

A day in Lagos market… Again

  I was chatting with a friend earlier this week and in between texts, she wrote, "adulthood Issa scam", and I thought, girl, you spoke the truth. Adulthood was supposed be like a beautiful episode of Hannah Montana, filled with laughter and romance and friendship, not to mention, adventures and freedom as well. But No,… Continue reading A day in Lagos market… Again

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Coffee with Ameena #12

If we were having coffee, I’d start the date by announcing with a little jiggly dance of course, how I have spent 11 days of fasting and working, without my morning coffee. I am proud of myself and I am giving myself a pat on the back. If we were having coffee, I’d have a… Continue reading Coffee with Ameena #12

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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