coffee conversations

Coffee with Ameena #21

If we were having coffee, I hope you are sipping your cup of coffee from the sanctuary of your home. I hope you have a great support system during this trying and ultimately scary period, to keep you company. I hope you aren't believing in the paranoid idiots spreading false news, because, this virus is… Continue reading Coffee with Ameena #21

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Coffee with Ameena #20

If we were having coffee, I'd welcome you to our first coffee date of 2020 with a bear hug. I'd apologize for taking so long to fix a coffee date for us, a lot has happened within the past month, but my favorite of all was witnessing my sister getting married. It was a phenomenal… Continue reading Coffee with Ameena #20

personal stories

How I survive the cold harmattan season

The first day of this harmattan/cold weather hit me like a sucker punch. I remember calling my mum and saying "This cold is trying to kill me", and I meant every word of it. I knew it was going to be cold, but I didn't expect it to be "this cold", hence I prepared nothing… Continue reading How I survive the cold harmattan season

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All Things Road travel: The things I learnt

This past Sunday, I embarked on a 7 hour journey by road using public transport and guys, I learnt two things- 1- when a man says he has a dog in a bus, believe him. 2- there is nothing adventurous about sitting in the back seat of a bus going up-down and with every bump,… Continue reading All Things Road travel: The things I learnt

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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

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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