Author Archives: The Meem

I am now that Smiling Older Woman…a Trip Down Memory Lane

It had already been 45 minutes of waiting in the lab office waiting room and there was still no sign that I would be called back anytime soon. You had the usual suspects in the room: the pregnant woman, the … Continue reading

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Bishaan Lubbuudah – Water is life: My week in Ethiopia with Water1st, International

Atsedu made it look so easy; light-footed and charging up the hill with 40-pounds of water strapped to her back.  We could barely keep up and our water cans were only filled half-way.  The guide kept telling her she needed to … Continue reading

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Caffeine Free and Junk Food Free, but don’t touch my wine!

It’s the last weekend of the month and I’m doing a reflection on how I’ve done on my Pre-Fall Detox Program. Today, I’m looking back at my goal to start eating healthy again and I’m excited to say that I’ve … Continue reading

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Maybe Laughter truly is the best medicine

It’s been one of those days… You know the ones:  Wake up late, forget your computer at home, meetings all day with no time for even a bathroom break.  But it’s more than that.  It’s those days when there is … Continue reading

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Hello Blog…Oh how I’ve missed you!

It’s the middle of August and the kids have been back to school for 2 weeks now.  Even after all of these years, it’s seems odd that school starts in August when it’s still over 110 degrees most days.  But … Continue reading

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Yes, I have a plan! Sort of…

In real life, I’m a product manager for a software company.  That means, I’m a planner by force, not by choice.  I have a plan for the features I wish to add to my product lines, I have a plan … Continue reading

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Look up and see what you are missing…

In the fast paced world that we live in, it is so easy to get caught up with our to do lists, our commitments, and our need to reply instantaneously to every email, FB, and Twitter notification we receive.  But if … Continue reading

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