Maggi memories

That first one of Maggi in the school tiffin box. Cold and lumpy. It had a unique taste of its own. The one that Mata ji made – on afternoons while mum and dad were at work. I insisted too much and she gave in but it always tasted really weird. I think she ‘secretly’ … Continue reading Maggi memories

Morning sickness

There exist way too many clich├ęs in the business of becoming and being pregnant. If FRIENDS misled audiences on how embryo transfers work, the average conversations around pregnancy & related ‘morning sickness’ are equally inaccurate. I became pregnant and learned that fatigue impacts every single pregnant person. Nausea and sickness may or not accompany that … Continue reading Morning sickness

One day at a time

That was the theme of 2021 for me. Almost every aspect of life worked on that principle. One might think it made me learn and adapt, but I continued to struggle. Lack of clarity and ongoing uncertainty took their toll. I couldn’t plan my career, wellbeing, travel, family visits, or day-to-day things. Of course, life … Continue reading One day at a time