I write therefore I am


Joan Didion in The White Album wrote “We tell ourselves stories in order to live.” So was that it? Was the answer to my obsession so simple and straight forward? … Continue reading

February 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

Weight and watch

My good friend Sahana shares some amazing quotes on Facebook and on many occasion I’ve found them aptly reflecting my present state of mind. Recently there was one which said, … Continue reading

November 19, 2013 · 3 Comments

Hold on or let go?

Some people just can’t ask for help. They don’t know how. I wonder if I fall in that category? Why do I feel that I have to always portray ‘all is … Continue reading

November 13, 2013 · 1 Comment

Changing gears

Suddenly I’m overwhelmed with the changes I want to make in my life – and for once, it’s a change I want to see in “me, the person!” I don’t … Continue reading

November 5, 2013 · 3 Comments

A new perspective

“Renewed faith to start afresh” – that’s what happened to me last month! I took a trip down memory lane with the sole intention to recreate the magic of every … Continue reading

September 2, 2013 · 1 Comment

The unbreakable bond

As I read the Last Judgement by Nonita Kalra, I felt alive! Not only because I felt she was writing about me but because she was putting into words my inner … Continue reading

July 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

The best version

After an episode of watching CSI New York recently, I felt calm listening to Detective Mac Taylor’s advice to his colleague, Danny who was struggling with his fear of becoming … Continue reading

June 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

Planning for the 1st!

Yes, a month later we will be celebrating my daughter’s first birthday! A huge milestone for us. Apart from it being a roller coaster ride, the year just went by … Continue reading

May 23, 2013 · 2 Comments

The Person

Was watching Rizzoli & Isles last night. Police Detective Jane’s mother, Angela had been secretly dating her boss, Sean (Lieutenant of the Boston Police Department’s Homicide Squad) after her husband divorced … Continue reading

May 8, 2013 · 1 Comment

The Strong Independent Woman

As I scrolled through Facebook today, this image hit home, hard! I had to add it to my timeline 🙂 This is exactly how I’ve been feeling for a while … Continue reading

April 29, 2013 · 1 Comment


The most amazing thing about them is that some conversations leave us wanting for more while others loose us even before they started! Why? Delving deeper I wondered – is … Continue reading

April 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Unruly contentment

My good friend, Natasha Badhwar in her column in Live Mint talks about ‘how to have it all!’ Reading it, I felt a sense of deja vu. I’d been there, recently. … Continue reading

April 15, 2013 · 1 Comment

To be a parent or a friend?

Yet another interesting conversation this week! Was at dinner with a good friend and we were of course discussing about my daughter (what else!). I was telling her that I’m … Continue reading

April 13, 2013 · 5 Comments

Nanny vs Maid

I recently had an interesting conversation with a close family member about my 9 month old daughter’s nanny. Her nanny has been with us for four months now. She’s caring, … Continue reading

April 9, 2013 · 1 Comment

The ‘mother’ in me

I was reading an essay, “Childless, naturally – Reflections on not being a mother” by Urvashi Butalia yesterday and it brought back memories. I’ve been childless for the longest time – my daughter was … Continue reading

March 27, 2013 · Leave a comment


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