Cheers to Twenty Three

When I was a child, I had my whole life planned out. I thought by the age of 23, I’d have my degree, married, or at least in a serious relationship, and starting my career. Now a week away from my 23rd birthday,  I’m still I school and painfully single. Honestly, for the past few…

Coming out of Hijab

I remember the day my mother sat me down, and told me it was time to start wearing hijab full time. I don’t recall having much of a reaction, because I knew the day was coming, and in a way I thought I was mentally prepared. I was about 12 years old, and at the…