My favourite time of the year – Ramadan. A time when my family prays, cooks and eats together for 29-30 days. Ramadan is a month in the Islamic calendar where Muslims all over the world fast from dawn to dusk abstaining from food and water.

The end of the month is marked with a holiday, Eid Al-Fitr, with feasts and get togethers. After fasting for a month, Muslims also perform and/or donate to charity, the act of Zakat, recognizing that there are way too many people in this world starving on a daily basis.

So as Muslims all over the world celebrate Ramadan, there are some funny commonalities we all go through each day. Came across some funny articles that I had to share as humour is a great way to unify us.

16 Universal Struggles Of Muslims Who Fast During Ramadan by HuffPost Living Canada

Waking up at 3am to eat breakfast (the drinking of tears may occur).


Hanger. All. The. Time. (Hunger+Angry=Hanger)

no convo

20 Times The Internet Hilariously Summed Up Your Ramadan by BuzzFeed.

Just hope you’re by some good food when you hear the maghrib adhan*

*call for prayer at sundown


22 Things People Who Fast For Ramadan Are Tired Of Hearing by BuzzFeed.

“Wow. I don’t know how you do it. I know I couldn’t!”


It’s a good thing that I’m the one fasting and not you, then.

“Not even a tiny M&M? It’s so small, it doesn’t count!”


“OK, what if you faint? Can we give you water then?”


No. Let me die ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

I hope these brought a chuckle to you as much as it did to me.

Ramadan Kareem!

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