eshda3wa

March 18, 2008

Inspired By Princess Who Was Inspired By Jackie & Dad




There was a point in my life when I would have happily given up an arm and a leg to go back to high school.
I loved school. Had the time of my life, made my greatest friends, and been on more adventures than i can count.

The days when my dreams had no limits and the whole world was at my feet.

While I was in high school I would have given up an arm and a leg to go back to being a kid.
Living at my grandmas house. Sharing it with my cousins.

The days when it all felt safe. When everything was perfect.

When the world was as soft as a cloud.


Now that I'm on the brink of graduating university, everything is bitter sweet.
I find myself longing for that wide eyed fresh out of high school girl taking her first steps into the big bad world.


I couldn't help but wonder is that how everybody is?
Do we always long for time that has already passed?


So now I am determined with every fiber of my being to enjoy my NOW. And not wait for a time in the not so distant future when ill look back and long for the days of my youth.
Where I still had no responsibility and the time and energy to embark on new journeys, new adventures, to take risks and challenge myself.

NOW
is my time and i'm not going to waste it!

Get ready world eshda3wa is on her way!
posted by eshda3wa at 12:30 AM

44 Comments:

All the best.

Enjoy every moment!

March 18, 2008 at 2:27 AM  

salah
thankx!

March 18, 2008 at 2:54 AM  

*and she trips and falls*

March 18, 2008 at 3:27 AM  

nq
esmila 3alaich!
weiner watch where ur going!

March 18, 2008 at 3:37 AM  

Enjoy your quest, but there is always something left behind undone.

Wish you luck.

March 18, 2008 at 4:18 AM  

tiger
yeah but since we cant travel back in time and do em.. mite aswell look ahead!
thnkx

March 18, 2008 at 5:07 AM  

i can't agree more !
Enjoy NOW

March 18, 2008 at 6:24 AM  

7abeebti thats great!! u should! dnt just yearn oo kitha madre aish

March 18, 2008 at 7:27 AM  

Eshda3wa, all the best on graduation! w00t!!

We all love to go back to certain timelines... but think of the reason! "because we had more fun" - it means we are not having fun now!

I don't want to sound like a hypocrite but we truly should learn to live NOW and make the best of NOW!!! I just wish it was as easy as it seems

March 18, 2008 at 7:45 AM  

3ashaaaaaat!!!!!!!!!!!!!
7adee 7asait tashjeeeee3 and pom poms and you going into the mal3ab with the lights all pointed at you.... am I not making sense again.... okay then.... :)

March 18, 2008 at 8:00 AM  

I can understand how you feel and the attitude your taking is great!! You are stepping up to it!

alah ewafgich inshalla! And Enjoy!

March 18, 2008 at 9:06 AM  

wish u all the best dear , and yes i miss the time when my biggest issue was my doll

March 18, 2008 at 9:16 AM  

"hello world, this is mee.." that song was the jam, i'm positive becoming a mommy will completely change ur life to the better inshallah so that's something to look for in grown up life ;)

March 18, 2008 at 10:11 AM  

Live today and enjoy it :)

March 18, 2008 at 10:29 AM  

I was talking about this particular topic w/ some friends!
high school years were shitty, crazy, I still have no freak'n idea how I graduated seriously ;p
university year rocks I prefer it million times over high school...

March 18, 2008 at 12:33 PM  

excellent!

tell u what my friend, enjoy the memories, when u look back, lat7sfain 3ala thech layam, only smile and think of em as great memories, cause they are,

hon, u were lucky enough to have memories that'll make u smile, why make a subject of regret? thats just stupid!

so, whenever u look back, lat7safain wala tgolen chan swait o chan 76ait, it'll get u nowhere, only smile and think, maan i was lucky enough to enjoy these moments, cause in a few years ull look at the current moments and would wana think the same,

etha kil wa7d fena byg3ad yt7saf 3ala the past, mita n3esh?!

LIVE UR MOMENT! make it the best!

make great memories, ull need em

March 18, 2008 at 12:38 PM  

Way 2 Go..

Khosh attitude!

*tasfeeq 7aaar*

March 18, 2008 at 2:57 PM  

Exaaaaactly how we all feel :) Way to go!! :)

March 18, 2008 at 3:13 PM  

wow..positive posting..I'll try to be a little more like u;)

March 18, 2008 at 4:09 PM  

I feel the same way!!

March 18, 2008 at 4:13 PM  

I smile when I look back, but I don't really want to go back;p

Good luck;D

March 18, 2008 at 4:38 PM  

lush
glad u do!

princess
HUG

kj
its NOT easy
and thats the point
were supposed to work to make the best of it!

hamitaf
u make a lot of sense babe
*takes pom poms and cheers with u*

marzouq
allah ywafeg eljamee3
thankx!

new bride
those were the days

hammoodee
YUMA
that thought scares me!!

ra-1
thank u!

oranjina fadidra
really?
each period definitely has its own flavor!

om-ta7seen
ur totally right!
there should be no room for regret!
definitely trying to live my moment!

glitter
merci... merci

yara
:)

big pearls
it took me a while to learn how to be positive

kaileena
glad u do!

amethyst
thats a good thing!

March 18, 2008 at 5:18 PM  

what to go shda3wa!! keep thinking this way and u will succeed!!

March 18, 2008 at 6:48 PM  

anoosa
inshallah we all do!

March 18, 2008 at 10:46 PM  

Good Luck with that because even if you enjoy a certain time period in your life you'll still want to go back to another time hehe :P

Its interesting to see that I inspired two people so far :P

March 18, 2008 at 10:56 PM  

jacqui
hehehe
yeah thankx 4 that!
and thats what im working on, to make now so good tht i dont yearn of my past!

March 18, 2008 at 11:17 PM  

to the MAX!!! it's all about you now : )

March 19, 2008 at 1:04 AM  

enjoy :D

March 19, 2008 at 1:11 AM  

I swear, you are in the same place as me. I cannot wait to finish college and embark on self searching journey in my life. I wish you all the best :)

March 19, 2008 at 6:08 AM  

*cheers for eshda3wa* ;p

March 19, 2008 at 8:34 AM  

and you've inspired me :D
2moro i'll go out...and do something new, and enjoy it without worrying too much :|


good luck to you!

March 19, 2008 at 8:37 AM  

Enjoy every moment on the move :)

March 19, 2008 at 9:13 AM  

You know...this post couldn't be better timed. Yesterday, I was in one of Kuwait's many Tueday night Diwaniyas and the old men were talking:

"Life was better before, this kind of stuff doesn't happen"

"Even the food was better gubbil"

Excuse me? Life was better before the Internet? Before mobile phones? I have a flat tire, I have to walk 3 miles in any direction to maybe find a working phone...but its ok, life was better because people new how to cook? I think its human nature to find comfort in the familiar, what is known as opposed to the road less taken. Whatever...let those people give in to nostalgia and waste time on what could have been. Personally, I agree...we should focus on what can be...

March 19, 2008 at 10:20 AM  

all i remember from my childhod is my dream to be oldr,stronger and responsible to my decision.. i was a kid that wanna fly and seek freedom .. i didn`t like my parents being so caring and helping to me..i wanted my independity .. i thought being older will make me make life better,easier and funny .. and hill am wrong.. i miss these days wheer everything is rosy and simple.. and save...:)
keep it up and stay positive and u inspire me to do the same .. what gone is gone .. and we live NOW.. so lets live it better

March 19, 2008 at 10:25 AM  

I liked college and I hated highschool, so its not really the previous period was better.
But livin and enjoying your now is the way to go, think about it this way, its only gonna get better

March 19, 2008 at 12:51 PM  

live life as it comes, enjoy every second of it .. there will be ups and downs and u willl ALWAAAYS look back and long for those days...for the most part if ur an optimist or a happy person u will always remember the good days.

I think that Life is what you make of it.

GOod luck on graduating!! And good luck in the real world also!!!

March 19, 2008 at 4:36 PM  

Wish you all the best babe, you should do whatever will make you happy, At the end its your life:)

March 19, 2008 at 6:05 PM  

i liked this post sooo much! maybe because i feel the same way too!
good luck sis ;*

March 20, 2008 at 1:01 AM  

"I couldn't help but wonder is that how everybody is?
Do we always long for time that has already passed?"

My comment: Not everyone.

And may this new path ur about to pursue bring u gr8 success and prosperity;)

March 20, 2008 at 1:22 PM  

way to go, if you don't want time to go to waste then plan things up, write down what you want and work on getting it, you'll never regret time you spent on getting what you want

March 20, 2008 at 5:29 PM  

U must read " The Power of Now" :)

March 20, 2008 at 5:45 PM  

I never thought reaching this age would be so demanding!
And i never that i'd long to go back after i hated it.

But that's life and as you said, we gotta live the moment.

March 20, 2008 at 6:15 PM  

hope you enjoy yourself now oo then ooo all the time ;*

March 21, 2008 at 1:26 AM  

yea we all miss older days..

I don't know why it happens?

why do we feel sad instead of happy when we remember?

March 21, 2008 at 1:54 AM  

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