I’m a Proud Uncle for the Second Time!

My brother's wife gave birth to a healthy baby girl called Zoe on July 5th, which makes me a proud uncle for the second time. Unfortunately, they live in Portland so I will not get the chance to meet the baby girl anytime soon but my mother and brother are traveling tonight to visit. I cannot help but think of my dad in such times. He loved kids and they all loved him back. I…

1 Year Already …

I honestly didn't know what to write on this date or whether I wanted to write at all. I ended up preparing a small photo album, going through hundreds of old pictures of dad during Christmas, weddings, birthdays, family gatherings and holidays. It was painful going through all these pictures but it brought back some good memories. After all, memories are all we have left and they help ease the pain sometimes. Even though a…

Spending Our First Christmas Without a Loved One

10 months ago
Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year, a joyous time meant for parties and celebrations with friends and family but this year was the worst Christmas of my life, the first Christmas without ...

#FitB4Christmas: Week 2 Recap

11 months ago
I was less active during Week 2 and only averaged 10,077 steps on a daily basis but I’ve been skipping dinners when I wasn’t able to exercise and I found a small mini cycle that ...

6 Months Already

11 months ago
When the clock struck 4 am on Tuesday the 22nd of November, it will have been six months since we parted ways. Half a year felt like twenty and I know this applied to the ...

How Can a Parent Throw His/Her Newborn Baby in The Trash?

1 year ago
Yesterday I was reading about a baby that was found in the trash in Egypt and then a friend shared with me an article about a newborn baby girl found near Abou Arab in Choueifat. ...

Waking Up To A Horrific Terror Attack in Nice

1 year ago
VALERY HACHE / AFP – Getty Images I got back home around 10:30 PM yesterday and was chatting with a close friend of mine in Nice while watching the Jounieh fireworks. An hour later, he ...

A Fatherless Father’s Day

1 year ago
Tomorrow is Father’s Day in Lebanon but this year Dad won’t be around to celebrate it with us. It’s been a month and we miss him terribly. I miss his morning calls, his laughs, his ...

Like Father, Like Son

1 year ago
A week after clinching The 2016 Young Investigator Award, my brother collected two new awards this week: The Humanitas award for being a good human and another award for being an awesome clinician. He dedicated ...

#BlogWaladi: Baby Brian’s First F1 Experience

1 year ago
Prior to the F1 showrun that took place a couple of weeks ago, The Red Bull F1 team made two stops in the Cedars and Byblos. Since I couldn’t take Brian to the show run ...