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PADI Open Water Course: Half Moon Bay

After almost falling off a mountain, it was only appropriate that I test my sea legs. Apparently, I’m unlucky in adventure—I almost drowned. Quite the hyperbole I know, but I’ll tell you about it anyway. Thoroughly unsure of myself, I had previously resisted the...

Wearing Hijab isn’t Always Great

This article was previously published in SISTERS magazine.    This year I will complete my seventh year as a “hijabi”. To say that every single moment of wearing hijab has been fulfilling, meaningful, and easy would simply be a stretch of the truth. And by stretch of...

Misadventures of a Muslimah abroad

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About Me

A little bit about me…

I’m an American revert to Islam trying to flourish in the “in-between”—that slightly awkward and semi-defined space assigned to those who don’t fit in a box.


My choice to live what most call the “expat life, as well as my decision to become a Muslim at twenty-two has forced me to be comfortable with myself and my choices.


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