And she wrote her story #FictionMondays

She held the pen in her fingers, undecided. Should I let it out? Should I hold myself back? Should I word this as a fictional piece so that I can pour unto this paper all my thoughts unfiltered and always say “well this is a fictional story”. The guise of fiction sounded tempting. She hadn’t… Continue reading And she wrote her story #FictionMondays

Virtual farewells, life changing events – Life goes on

Friday was a mixed bag of emotions. Farewells are never easy specially when its someone dear to you. This Friday a dear friend and office colleague had his last day in office. While we made sure to have that last skype call on the office infrastructure (its a surreal feeling that this group of people… Continue reading Virtual farewells, life changing events – Life goes on

Its Ok to not be “Ok”

Corona fatigue as they call it- this feeling of not being able to see an end in sight is starting to get at the most optimistic of us. The second wave in India is devastating, it suddenly feels closer home. Its no longer about statistics- number of deaths reported in media, insufficient hospital beds or… Continue reading Its Ok to not be “Ok”

Finding our “Moxie” – why every girl needs to make her voice heard

After a week that seemed too long and never ending post the new restrictions imposed after the surge in covid cases, I was looking forward to Friday. Thursday night in particular as it would be my last night of Netflix binge watching for quite some time now. My 6 year old had her last of… Continue reading Finding our “Moxie” – why every girl needs to make her voice heard

Epiphany #FictionMondays

Tears streamed down my cheeks, I kept wiping them away and blinked my eyes focussing on the road ahead. The last thing I wanted was to cause an accident. The sky was grey, clouds hovered all around as thunder rumbled – it felt like the weather perfectly summed up my inner turmoil. The heated conversation… Continue reading Epiphany #FictionMondays

Date night #FictionMonday

I looked at myself in the mirror for the 20th time, “do I look good? Have I overdone my make up? My hair- when was the last time I left it open, it was always tied in a messy bun with strands falling down my face which I brushed aside” This feels good, the hair… Continue reading Date night #FictionMonday

Choice #FictionMonday

She clasped her fingers tightly, her brow twitched like it always did when she was in deep thought. She asked herself for the 100th time. Was she ready to take the plunge? Ready to give up her carefree ways and brace herself up to take responsibility? Was she really in her senses? Should she take… Continue reading Choice #FictionMonday

Fitness bands- Is there a flip side?

2 weeks ago I wrote a post about how buying a fitness bad has helped me remain committed to my fitness regime, so much that its become a part of my daily routine just like sleeping or eating. I do feel more energetic, optimistic and can see the visible change in my body. The aim… Continue reading Fitness bands- Is there a flip side?

Free #FictionMondays

How I wish I was a bird, free to fly away from the pandemonium that surrounds me, soar over mountains and valleys, never stay at one place but keep exploring. “You are a girl, don’t ever entertain such thoughts”, they said. Study well and help your mother in household chores. “Girls shouldn’t dare to dream… Continue reading Free #FictionMondays