insomnia diaries

Lockdown QA

  1. How do you feel right now? Shockingly shit tbh it’s 5:00am.
  2. Who was your worst teacher? Why? Anne. Wrongly accused me of cheating on a test. Snatched my paper and made a scene. Refused to believe I wasn’t cheating. I was 11.
  3. If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be? I am insecure af.
  4. What accomplishment are you most proud of? My book probably. Finishing it was nothing short of a miracle.
  5. What relationship do you struggle with the most? I am generally bad with friendships, I think. That’s the one relationship I can’t seem to maintain despite all efforts.
  6. Tell me 3 things you remember about kindergarten. Lots. Of. Tears.
  7. If you could time travel, where would you go? Is it morbid to say to the scenes of crime of unsolved mysteries? I can’t deal with not knowing who dunnit.
  8. If you could live in any TV home, what would it be? Monica’s apartment in Friends is very me in terms of the boho chic / mismatchy vibe. Not the obsessive cleanliness element though.
  9. If you could have dinner with anyone, dead or alive, who would it be? Sushant Singh Rajput.
  10. If you could ask your pet 3 questions, what would they be?Why the aversion to your litter tray? •Do you love me as much as I love you? •If I die would you actually eat me?
  11. Who would play you in a movie of your life? Parminder Nagra / Mindy Kaling.
  12. What’s your favorite thing about one of your grandparents? Only have one left; she’s a great story teller.
  13. Do you ever talk to yourself? When and what do you say? Constantly. Literally just anything. I narrate what I am doing like same lame voiceover in a teenage drama on Netflix.
  14. When you’re having a bad day, what do you do to make yourself feel better? Vent.
  15. Using one word, how would you describe your family? Dysfunctional (but caring.)
  16. What’s your favorite time of day? Lunch time + finishing work.
  17. What’s your favorite season? Autumn.
  18. What’s the one food / drink you could never bring yourself to eat? Falooda is the devil.
  19. If you could pick a new first name, what would it be? Umaima.
  20. Cake or pie? Everyday cake.
  21. Who is the kindest person you know? My parents.
  22. What’s the best part about having siblings? That particular point you reach in life when you finally get along.
  23. What is your favorite family tradition? Eid breakfast?
  24. What trait do you like the most about yourself? Humour?
  25. Next Read? Reclaim your Heart -Yasmin Mogahed. I hope so anyway if I can focus long enough to read.
  26. What personal trait has gotten you in the most trouble? Opening up & forming attachments.
  27. If you could be anywhere else right now, where would it be? Yemen.
  28. What is your favorite Disney movie? Lion King / Beauty and the Beast.
  29. Which of the Seven Dwarfs is most like you? Grumpy.
  30. If someone made a movie of your life would it be a drama, a comedy, a romantic-comedy, action film, or science fiction? A tragic comedy.
  31. If you were guaranteed to be successful in a different profession, what would you want to do?? Writing / Photography.
  32. What is the best part of being a part of your family? We have each other’s backs.
  33. Regrets?