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Diary of a “Dialysis Diva” – Part 2

DATE : October 16, 2022 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

Part 2 – 2022 In January 2022 I turned 72 and was ready physically, mentally and emotionally to face the challenges of Chronic Kidney Disease. I was nicknamed “Dialysis Diva” and I got purple highlights in my hair to prepare me for the future.  My GFR was slowly declining and I knew it’s only a […]

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Diary of a “Dialysis Diva” – Part 1

DATE : October 14, 2022 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

Part 1 – 2021 In March 2021 I got COVID which was painful. More painful was the fact that at the same time, very suddenly I was diagnosed with failing kidneys. My family doctor got me an urgent appointment with a Nephrologist at the Kidney Clinic in Etobicoke and this was the start of my […]

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For Afghan women, the Taliban boot looms large

DATE : July 30, 2021 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

The very evil that the allied forces went in to uproot in Afghanistan is being allowed to sweep back in after they leave.

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Battle against anti-Semitism has barely begun

DATE : June 4, 2021 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

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I got Cancelled for Being an Anti-Islamist Muslim

DATE : March 20, 2021 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

Some years ago, I was contacted by a journalist from BBC as she was looking for a Muslim woman to comment on an Islamic issue dealing with women in Indonesia.

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Karima Baloch’s Death: A Sad Day For Freedom

DATE : December 29, 2020 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

The untimely death of Karima Baloch is shocking and deeply disturbing.

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“Matchmaker, matchmaker, make me a match”

DATE : September 15, 2020 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

I seem to have inherited my mother’s matchmaking talent by default.

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A Warning From Dial – a – Fatwa

DATE : September 15, 2020 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

“According to an e-mail from an American Muslim group, I’ve received fatwa ruling number 2/882”

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