This month I continued to heal from surgery.
Embraced Ramadan 2020 under Covid-19 conditions by participating in Observing Ramadan in Britain/Overseas Research project.
Supported World Fair Trade Day 2020.
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.
I expressed interest to participate in the Observing Ramadan in Britain Photo Research project.
This project was conceived by a Phd researcher Laura Jones - Cardiff University. I've been asked to take a photograph of every day of Ramadan and provide a short explanation of each photograph
Ramadan Mubarak/Kareem to all my friends and family around the world.
Sadly, this was the second Ramadan in my life where I was not well enough to fast.
I pray Allah azza wa'ajal (God) will accept my prayers and zakat, Aameen!
#StayHomeLiveFair Poster with Sabeena Ahmed
WFTO Campaign for Covid-19
#PlanetFairTrade - World Fair Trade Day 2020 Campaign
Share a favourite fair trade product, recycled bicycle chain by Noahs Ark Int
Labour Behind The Label Poster with Sabeena Ahmed
Six Items Challenge 2020
Home made banana bread to continue with my zero waste efforts and use up all those brown bananas I didn't have the heart to throw in the bin.
Home made banana bread cooked
Delicious home made banana bread
Labour Behind The Label Covid-19 Campaign
Clean Clothes Campaign #PayUp Campaign
Dates wish they were fairtrade :(
Firing of the canon to open the fast at the Atlantis Hotel Palm Jumeirah,
Ramadan 2020 under Covid-19 conditions
20th Anniversary of the International Fair Trade Towns Global movement
Zoom meeting, 27th April 2020
Deaf Awareness April 2020 Zoom Meeting organised by the Manchester Women's Institute
Fairtrade Mark on a box of Fairtrade Green and Jasmine tea
A box of Fairtrade Green and Jasmine tea to help with my terrible indigestion
We Love NHS and all carers poster
This year the World Fair Trade Organization campaign included the following hastags
The world is still living under Covid-19 conditions and it was paramount that I supported all farmers, workers, employees, and artisans by promoting them.
Here is a the World Fair Trade Organizations video to highlight the campaign
Despite recovering from two shoulder surgeries and a ruptured cyst I was determined to complete this blog.
Sabeena Ahmed supporting World Fair Trade Day 2020, Dubai, UAE
- Recycled Bicycle Chain Large Clock
Recycled Bicycle Chain Bookends
Recycled Bicycle Chain Bookends
Recycled Bicycle Chain Small Clock
Recycled Bicycle Chain Large Clock
My name is Sabeena, I love fair trade chocolate, travelling and writing blogs and producing films and about the fair trade producers and artisans I visit when I'm well.
I've lived with invisible disabilities for 30 years and chronic pain for last 4.
I've tried to keep the video short because my left shoulder is very painful.
Its been frustrating explaining my invisible medical disabilities and chronic pain to individuals who couldn't care less.
I'd like to change the narrative!
Another painful month and a stressful MRI scan and multiple appointments to see my orthopaedic consultant. My left shoulder has been excruciatingly painful.
I was happy to receive my copy of Bruce Crowther's book 'Not In My Lifetime.'
I attended day one of the annual International Fair Trade Towns Conference 2021.
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