Monday, February 11, 2008

Off again

assalamu alaikum,

I had the most horrifying, terrifying, distressing conversation with my brother JW yesterday.

Apparently he is off his meds. And suicidal. And extremely depressed.

Please pray. For his sanity and health. For mine. For my entire family.

It's extremely stressful to know that I feel behind and inadequate at work and to be the one my brother wants to help 'prop' him mentally.
Yesterday was a great day of tutoring for me- until I was talking to JW at one point on my cell phone while driving (which I detest doing- driving on the cell, I mean) the most narrow hair-raisingly constructed highway in the region in the huge Pimp Car (tm) hearing him tell me, after I told him quite forcefully that suicide is not an option and we'll help him work this out, "I wasn't actually asking for permission."

Okay, so what were you doing, giving me notice?!

My response:
"Good, because you aren't getting it!"

Just, please, pray. I need a mental health day and I don't have one. I need reinforcement. Dua'a requested.



  1. Salaam Alaikum, my dear sister.

    I wanted to email you, but I could find your address. Mine's

    Insha Allah, I hope your brother reaches some stability too.

    I also prefer male company and it's something I found very difficult about becoming Muslim. Men are just easier to talk to.

    If you're interested, I could maybe give you some careers advice too. i'd be happy to help.

    Take care and May Allah swt protect you and guide you always.

  2. asalaamu aleikum

    i'm so sorry to hear about your bro and inshallah all is khair.


  3. Salaam 'alaykum dear TT,

    I just saw this & am praying for you & your brother.

    Please update us when you can!