Wednesday, May 03, 2006

A few months have gone by since I visited my blog. I have been overwhelmed by the newness of everything. New job. New country. New boss. New city. New people. New shampoo. New gym. New (much higher) number on the scale.

As much as I absolutely love change, as much as I realize that it is truly exhausting some days! I am constantly on the run and learning new things. Life is busy, very busy. I can not remember the time when I used to have a whole day free with nothing planned. Opening my outlook agenda, I see little blocks of time all filled up - even after the work hours. I am addicted to life, to experiences, to being busy and even when I try to "relax" and do nothing I fail miserably.

Within these few months that I have been in Canada, I have gone to a hockey game, been to Miss Canada 2006 beauty pageant, gone hiking in the beautiful rivers in the North, attended a two-hour intensive Sushi class (the chef gave me a 10!! but I ended up eating all 18 pieces of Sushi I made..ahem), gotten completely lost all over the city (darned one way streets), gone to a book signing by the amazing Robin Sharma, regularly attended an Islamic monthly Hip Hop Poetry night as an outlet to all muslims for their feelings... and the list continues..

There is so much to live, so much to see and so much to LEARN that I am absolutely unable to stand still and watch it go by. In fact, I refuse to. I spent so many years in Geneva stagnant and dying away that moving to Montreal has made me feel alive again and that is why I am compulsively trying to compensate! For now, I am enjoying it.

Mind you, despite all of this, I am still in bed by 10:30pm and up at 6:30am every morning - so as active as I am these days, some things will never change!!!


At 4:45 PM, Blogger Brave Heart said...

Dear Nura
i'm very happy to hear good news from you ,its long months since ur last article,it seems that u enjoy ur time thats good ,anyway keep writing in ur bloger ,we realy enjoy ur articles

At 5:01 AM, Blogger Desert Rose said...

Lovely to hear your back .Got your link through Khadija .You have a fantastic blog.I wondered what happened when you stopped blogging.Happy that all is okay. As for learning there is nothing better, you could do for yourself. Have fun!

At 11:28 AM, Blogger programmer craig said...

Busy is good! keep us updated, even if it's something short, please :)

At 6:19 PM, Blogger Nura said...

Thanks to you all for your feedback. It is touching somehow that people you do not even know show concern and care for you... thank you for reading.. and as corny as it sounds, thank you for caring. :)


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