The year is a stone’s throwaway from coming to an end and I couldn’t be anymore glad to see it go. 2015 has been exceptionally hard in ways I never ever thought would be so much so that concentrating on the good in each day was a chore as the passed by.
Along the way; I made a lot of decisions that so far are turning out for the
better. I hope they hold for times to come. Regardless of my mood and emotional
chaos, there were a few smile inducing moments in my darkest of days even if I
had to edit this compilation several times!
02/06/2015 – Gainful employment gives me a sense of
fulfilment I am beginning to love. Alhamdulilah for the abundant
06/06/2015 – Finding my bank statement with a heavy account
balance made me happy
08/06/2015 – Finally got my letter of appointment to gainful
09/06/2015 – Mentally planning a shopping trip is as
taxing as the actual exercise.
10/06/2015 – Helped my male supervisors set up their skype accounts and
seeing them make their first call was a sight to behold.
12/06/2015 – Shopping is as fun as being financially
14/06/2015 – Beautifully Fierce has 269 Likes
17/06/2015 – Three day trip to Nebbi was an incredible
22/06/2015 – Picked up my iPhone
26/06/2015 – Every time I see him, I know without a doubt we
would be married in another life
11/07/2015 – Lunch date with my girl Shar
14/07/2015 – That moment when you jokingly solicit a date
from your crush and he accepts!
15/07/2015 – Conversations with Shree are always good catch
18/07/2015 – Paying it forward is one of the most rewarding
feelings in life especially when you are in position to do so.
25/07/2015 – A surprise visit from aunt Djamilah is always
27/07/2015 – The work website is finally up!
28/07/2015 – I love my job and the opportunities that come
8/08/2015 – When you realize some things are not meant to be
and get rid off what connected and held you to them.
9/08/2015 – It is time for a cleansing of sorts. A beginning
for fresh thoughts, new people and memories
15/08/2015 – Mayi’s introduction ceremony proved to be a
fantastic day for catching up with the cousins.
16/08/2015 – I never turn away people who reach out to me
unless in a bad mood.
21/08/2015 – Liking men in whatever way shouldn’t interfere
with ones career goals.
23/08/2015 – Memories fade but they cannot fade as fast
if we keep holding onto reminders of what used to be.
28/08/2015 – The ‘talk’ with my male Supervisor
30/08/2015 – When it comes to matters of the heart, only
31/08/2015 – Sad’s first anniversary.
05/09/2015 – A perfect lunch with my girl Shar and Indian
cuisine as accompaniment.
18/09/2015 – 5 am art grind! These are the moments I live
19/09/2015 – Seeing Belle engaged brought tears to my eyes.
She looked so gorgeous.
23/09/2015 – The past never has anything new to tell
25/09/2015 – I know where I want my life to go. I may not be
there yet but I do know where it is heading.
30/09/2015 – Mariam Nan’s advice has never led me
1/10/2015 – Created Shanah Off Duty for my art.
02/10/2015 – It feels great to have one of my best friends
(Belle) back after her wedding!
12/10/2015 – Field trip to Kamuli. The source of the Nile is
breathtaking to say the least.
16/10/2015 – Completed my first art piece for Shanah Off
Duty in black and white.
18/10/2015 – Spending the day looking into the eyes of a
beautiful little human. My baby’s baby is a pretty little thing
19/10/2015 – Shakira’s prayer for me touched my heart.
Everyone needs a friend like this in their lives.
26/10/2015 – My savings are slowly coming together.
30/10/2015 – I need to make me happy for now. Forever.
31/10/2015 – Visit from my girl Emma.
- Another drawing added onto my collection.
04/11/2015 – Memorial prayers for the tenth anniversary of
my grandfather’s death and five years of Simply Shanah.
05/11/2015 – The realization that I never want to be an
after thought to someone God chooses for me.
15/11/2015 – You know you are done with someone when you
tear the pages filled with their name out of your journal
- Baby Ihsaan’s birth. A little mini me for my brother!
19/11/2015 – There is nothing as fulfilling as giving back
to children with disabilities
20/11/2015 – A day that went from bleak to promising in a
21/11/2015 – Last lunch of the year with bestie capped off
with running into one of my favourite men
25/11/2015 – To know someone has a crush on you in one
of your darkest moments is the best validation one can ever receive
08/12/2015 – Trip to Tororo. The urge to write is slowly
returning to my thoughts
11/12/2015 – Alhamdulilah for the opportunities to work in unexpected but
posh places and also do my work well
14/12/2015 – We live in a generation where you hardly know someone if you
don’t know their favourite emoji
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