I Am Not Just A Good Girl

The good girl image. The image that follows me through every classroom, every event — every aspect of my life really. I have always been marked as a good girl. “Hira wouldn’t do that — she is a good girl,” my friends and family say. The limiting identity of a good girl is exhausting — […]

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Cheesecake Bars

I broke my favorite blue spatula while baking these bars. If that’s not a metaphor for life, then I don’t know what is. You’re going in with your day. Everything appears normal. Out of nowhere, something unfortunate happens. You just keep moving forward. That’s all you can do. Although my broken spatula is nothing in […]

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