Ramadan Almost here , While in Morocco

Diary of a Revert Muslimah

as salam alikum

I haven’t written in a while been quite busy with life , life has been quite trying to be honest I have been struggling, I am trying to live and be happy in a foreign country , I have been here since January and it is still hard I barely speak the language to be honest my 4 1/2 year old and 3 1/2 year old speak and understand more Arabic than I do.

My struggles seem to get the best of me some days I suffer from bipolar depression which means my brain chemicals are all weird and off my brain seems to be for a lack of a better word broken , I feel sad and blah when I have no reason to , medications don’t seem to help some days are better than others but lately it seems the blah’s have taken over my…

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Ramadan day 1

Diary of a Revert Muslimah

I didn’t sleep all night as I was worried that I would miss out on suhoor so I stayed up and read stuff on the internet about Ramadan then I got tired of reading so I watched 2 episodes of ncis and dealt with a fussy baby and got hungry so I went down stairs to try to find something to eat my sister-in-law soon followed and sent me back up to stay with the babies while she makes suhoor , I have drunk a huge amount of water and insha-allah I will be able to make it through fasting my plan is to sleep most of the day only getting up to do prayers and feed the children Insha-Allah it will work.

Well I made it through the day it wasn’t as hard as I thought, I didn’t know that when Ramadan starts daylights savings time ends so when…

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Ramadan day 2

Diary of a Revert Muslimah

I made it through fasting the second day of Ramadan today I felt really tired and sluggish I napped between prayers fajr and dhuhr which is hard to do when you have three young children the older two watched tv with their cousins and I took baby boy with me he nursed and slept got up and did dhuhr prayer then I let children watch two movies while I read quran started where I left off yesterday surah 2 verse 153 finished the second surah and am working on the third surah read until verse 170 helped prepare for the breaking of the fast and afterwards washed the dirty dishes                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               

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Ramadan day 3

Diary of a Revert Muslimah

Not feeling so well today tried sleeping between fajr prayer and dhuhr prayer but baby wouldn’t let me sleep as he is super fussy .

He refused to nap all day and is running around and biting things , he’s teething and his teeth are hurt, so do my teeth to be honest I have had a tooth ache for over 2 and a half months . after asr prayer I read quran from were I left off yesterday all the way to surah 3 verse 70 yeah not a lot but I was trying , I helped make the iftar meal I made the smoothies the first one was a fruit based you take 5 oranges and juice them then get juice ice cold 1 banana 3 peaches 1 apple chop up add to blender add 4 cups ice cold water 3 tablespoons sugar and blend well pour into…

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