152 ~ Down the lane of reminiscence ~

(Two years ago… – Written on the 28/05/2019) يا رب (Oh lord) None but you fully knew And pulled me through Only you fully knew the extreme dread of being rushed in desperation to an unknown hospital for urgent help. Pungent surgical smells that caused the little contents in your abdomen to rise with vengeance….

151 ~ Nourish – Flourish – Accomplish ~

After working on the process of self worth, we step onto the definition of: “Take care” A phrase often uttered out of goodwill and with care when concluding a conversation. A friend once visited and when leaving she said it in such a meaningful style. After she walked out the thought struck 🗯️ Am I…

150 ~ One of a kind design ~

Chronic illness often or in most cases, dismantles a person’s sense of self esteem or self worth in various ways due to many reasons: 🔺Being unable to keep up with the rapid “pace” of an able bodied society. Feelings of incompetence. 🔺Constantly being told “nothing is wrong” or you’re a “hypchondriac”. Incorrect misconceptions and biased…

149 ~ Four years in the fight ~

[18/04/2019] 11:10 PM And see….you’ve “arrived alive” Came the message from a dear sister 💖💙 At that particular point, I had no words. Hence, no long post. A time for silence & reflection. Taking into account how far I’ve come, as I entered my fourth year of Swimming Through The Waves. Three years ago! Who…

148 ~ The ink of metaphorical blood ~

“How do you think out the words …?” Is an extract from a message I recieved from an esteemed father-like-uncle 11 weeks ago. Response: They’re inscribed with: ~ The ink of metaphorical blood ~ Words have a gigantic power to uplift and revive the life force within people. In view of the fact that, when…

147 ~ Used or abused? ~

Disclaimer: None of my posts are composed out of ill will or directed with ulterior motives towards any individual. These are all musings, observations and life-long morals derived from this 3 year journey. I share, so they can perhaps be of benefit to others. An Arabic quotation is as follows: حاسبوا قبل أن تحاسبوا “Take…

145 ~ A force more fierce ~

“My soul pours it’s contents onto paper” Ohh..! Dearest ailing heart. What else can I say? Other than, wherever you’re headed.. It will be okay Keep the faith and with conviction continue to pray Are the words that finally escaped my lips after a period of drastic progressive cardiac changes. From trying to cope with…

143 ~ A life changing impact ~

https://kayborninmay.wordpress.com/2018/04/08/44-a-startling-mesmerizing-surprise/ https://kayborninmay.wordpress.com/2018/04/11/45-from-lemons-to-lemonade/ Dearest Kara, DAF & PW team members: On a memorable day one year ago, I have not forgotten The incredible words of kindness your team had written At 11:50 pm – The fifth of April twenty eighteen I recall staring spellbound at the cellphone screen An write-up composed with extraordinary thoughtfulness My soul…

130 ~ Breathe your best – Part 4 ~

~ While in bed at rest ~ Apart from Exertional Dyspnoea which was explained in part 1 & a few previous chapters… Because this is also with regards to the topic of breathing, I’ve added it on. Patients with Heart Failure need to know the difference between other types pertaining to shortness of breath: Paroxysmal…

129 ~ Breathe your best – Part 3 ~

These chapters might not seem “captivating” as the previous chapters that contained incidents & stories.. But because the blog is not for entertainment, rather to share my experiences and knowledge gained, via the oceans I swim to help others swimming upstream as well… A lot of people do not fully understand why so much emphasis…