An Open Letter From A Grieving Daughter About How It Is Like To Lose A Father & About Why I Don’t Flaunt My Religious Beliefs

Dear all those who know that I never got to grieve my father's death properly & those who are making it excruciatingly difficult for me to find peace, I did not plan to ever post this but you know the thing about losing a loved one that too a parent is that at some point …

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A Little Something About Loss That Not Much People Understand

I have been refraining from posting anything about loss/grief for a while. The reason I stopped writing about it was I felt there is no point in sharing how it is like to lose a loved one especially a parent when people just cannot understand let alone help you and actually 'be there for you'. …

A Year Of Graduation, No Baba Jani To Celebrate

My father was the kind of person who celebrated every little or big occasion or happiness or anything that could bring few moments of joy or happiness. He made everyone's day with very little gestures. He loved surprising people and spreading love and happiness. All of it was transferred to us genetically. Last night, I …

“Baba, you left us too early”

Its been 85 days Baba Jani left us. I have bottled up my emotions for the most part. Or maybe I caved in some kind of a shell I always create to keep myself numb. Am I making sense here? I guess I am not. Well, Lately I have been have these moments where I …

Of the last song, Baba Jani, memories, pain and countless tears – Kadi Aawo Ni

بیتے زمانے beetay zamaanay Ages have passed کسی بہانے kisi bahaanay Yet the thought of my sweetheart اسے یاد کروں ussay yaad karun Is still with me ہیں جو یادیں بھکری مورے انگنا hain jo yaaden bhikri moray angina Every corner of my home is filled with your memories کبھی تو بھی یاد کرے kabhi …

Everyone is fighting their own battles, learn to be kind & respect maybe?

Okay I have given good amount of my time to think about putting this up or not since one of my previous post ( The BIGGEST lesson my father's death taught me) has gotten me much negative responses from some very close people which is why I was holding back from posting anything that may include what …

Of hospitals, corridors, waiting areas, Baba jani, & all the memories, scary flashbacks attached…

For the past decade and a half I have spent most of my days and nights in and out of various hospitals. I have spent hours, at times days and nights in waiting areas/rooms of hospitals, waiting and praying of course for either my mother or father. I have even heard some very moving and …

The BIGGEST lesson my father’s death taught me

Today marks 31 days my father passed away. For the past 31 days my biggest struggles have been keeping my family and myself together, not letting the world break me and the most important one: not to turn into a cold person because that would hurt my father's soul the most. For the past 31 …

Where did I go wrong I lost a friend, a very dear one

* This is a venting out post so kindly ignore it. Thank you*  Question: What do you do when you lose everything and your person turns into a complete stranger with a very straight-formal-hitting-you-in-the-face-attitude? Answer: You drown yourself in work just so you don't have time to think about it and get hurt more than …

As Easy it is… Its THAT hard…

As easy it is to tell others "nothing is bothering me", its THAT hard to tell that to yourself because deep down you know exactly how it is. As easy it is to tell others "no one means the world to me", its THAT hard to tell that to yourself because deep down you know exactly how …