Ma’ Wednesday! Giving birth in Qatar….Part 4

  To read Part 1 click http://jaznajalil.com/2014/07/09/ma-wednesday-giving-birth-in-qatar/ Part 2 – http://jaznajalil.com/2014/07/16/ma-wednesday-giving-birth-in-qatar-part-2/ Part 3 – http://jaznajalil.com/2014/07/23/ma-wednesday-giving-birth-in-qatar-part-3/ The results. Another dawn approaches. J’s body seems to be running on reserve mode. Sleeps for minimum possible time. Eats just enough for sustenance. It is amazing how quickly gaiety can turn into utter desolation. All J wanted was to […]

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Ma’ Wednesday! Giving birth in Qatar….Part 3

To read Part 1 click http://jaznajalil.com/2014/07/09/ma-wednesday-giving-birth-in-qatar/ Part 2 – http://jaznajalil.com/2014/07/16/ma-wednesday-giving-birth-in-qatar-part-2/ Calm before the storm…. J is finally taken to her room at midnight. As they wheel her across the corridors, she cranes her neck to look at the miracle beside her. Nestled amongst generic hospital blankets, the lil one looks spectacular. Tiny eyes scrunched up, […]

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Grubbie Tuesday! Recipe- My almost perfect Appam.

*If you have not read my “Appam Chronicles”(http://jaznajalil.com/2014/06/30/appam-chronicles/ )….please do so before reading this…. Helps with the continuity… Morning folks! So, you know from an earlier post how I learnt to make these delightful rice and coconut lace-hoppers . Half my pregnancy was spent in appam-making, failing and then perfecting. Appams are a well-loved and popular […]

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