Author Archives: Monki

About Monki

I am a mother, a wife, a physician and a scientist. This is a life style blog about recipe ideas to try out, fun events to check out, being a career woman, health concerns, parenting doubts and triumph, and all the silly and loving moments in between.

Wishful Thinking

Conversation overheard this morning coming from Plum’s room: MK: Wake up honey!  WAKE UP! Plum: Hmmm… MK: Rise and shine! Plum: What day is today?  Is today Saturday or Sunday? I couldn’t hear MK’s response, because I burst out laughing so hard.  … Continue reading

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On The Way To School

On the walk to school this morning, as Plum pulled along her heavy roller bag with her right hand, and holding a book that she wanted to read during recess with her left hand, I reached out to hold her hand, not fully registering that both of … Continue reading

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EATS: DIY Sushi

As a busy lady, I am on a constant look out for easy weeknight options.  Anything that takes less than 30 minutes to make is a must-try in my book.  From my previous posts, I have come up with a … Continue reading

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A Dog, A Magician and Namaste

My heart was heavy throughout the day; saddened by what happened in Las Vegas.  Three things that helped this evening.  1. Take my dog for a walk.  The innocent and carefree nature of dogs when you take them out to … Continue reading

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READ: In Shock

In her inspiring and powerful debut, In Shock, Dr Rana Awdish gifts us with a raw and honest account of her passage through death. Seven months into her pregnancy and at the cusp of completing her fellowship as a pulmonary intensive care … Continue reading

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The Twin Void Stayed

I overslept on this fateful morning.  What a trivial thing to start this catastrophic day.  Because of the terrorist attack, there was a brief power outage in my dorm room, and my alarm did not go off as planned.  Instead it went … Continue reading

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A Car Non-Enthusiast Guide on How To Buy a Car

First disclaimer, cars aren’t important to me; except for when I can’t get to places without one.  I haven’t thought about cars, or even looked at a car closely for more than a decade.  Last year when one of my best friends visited me … Continue reading

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