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August 2020 - Newsletter Video Blog Summary

August 2020 - Newsletter Video Blog Summary

August 2020

 

This month I continued to heal from surgery.

Continued learning about literacy on the prestigious World Literacy Foundation Ambassador 2020 Program and

flew to London to attend my father in law's funeral.

 

Surgery (March 2020)

My surgery March 2020 - Blog about my endometriosis and PCOS by Sabeena Ahmed

For those that don't know I was admitted to hospital after a few weeks of excruciating pain in my left ovary and required urgent surgery.

My cyst was removed 17th March 2020.

My consultant informed me that the cyst had ruptured and had welded itself to my colon and left ovary. He removed the white ruptured cyst cleaned me up. but could not see any signs of Endometriosis or PCOS due to inflammation.

I was in two minds about attaching photographs of my ruptured cyst and decided against it.

Thank you to all my friends and family who sent get well messages.

   

WORLD LITERACY FOUNDATION AMBASSADOR PROGRAM 2020

This June I applied to apply as a World Literacy Foundation Ambassador with the World Literacy Foundation. My application was successful. 

I'm A WLF Ambassador 2020 - Sabeena Ahmed, Dubai and the United Arab Emirates

#WorldLiteracyFoundationAmbassador
 

Welcome video message from the CEO Mr Andrew Kay

 

ABOUT THE WORLD LITERACY FOUNDATION 

In 2003 Mr Kay established the World Literacy Foundation with the goal to bring books, tutoring and literacy resources to children without any support.

Since its inception it has supported over 315,000 children around the world.

For those interested here is the link to their impact page.

 

World Literacy Foundation Ambassador Program 2020 Quote John Quincy Adams

World Literacy Foundation Ambassador Program 2020 Quote John Quincy Adams

 

Obituary

Syed Ghazanfar Ali

Born: Jhansi, India, 1931 - Died: London, UK, 2020

Inna lillahi wa inna ilayhi rajioun - Safina's5Tumbler.Com

Credit: Safina's5Tumbler.Com

My father in law was a quiet gentle kind man. He never had a bad word to say about anyone.

We shared our birthdays together. 

We would call each other to wish each other a happy birthday.

A journalist for over 40 years he spent his time gardening and spending quality time with his family after he had retired.

He was diagnosed with dementia 4 and half years ago and a few months an ear infection caused a direct deterioration of his health.

He lived on this earth for 89 years.

His funeral was held 29th August 2020.

May Allah subnhana wa'tala bless him with a beautiful seat in Paradise, Aameen!

 

Further Reading and Links

Living with Endometriosis, PCOS - Sabeena Ahmed 

World Literacy Foundation Ambassador Program

Cruse Bereavement





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