Rebound @#$%

When I was diagnosed with COVID on November, 3, I was prescribed Paxlovid, an antiviral medication. It tasted like Satan's spit, but I was testing negative 5 days later. My symptoms were mild overall with significant fatigue and a REALLY bad cold. After contracting pneumonia in September, I was worried. I knew there was a... Continue Reading →

So I did a thing….or two…

I haven't blogged in a while. Recovering from pneumonia was difficult, then I caught COVID..... After 2 years and 8 months of avoiding the dreaded virus, I tested positive. I had a mild case. Bad cold without a fever. Due to my immunocompromised status, my doctor prescribed Paxlovid, the antiviral medication. Although my COVID symptoms... Continue Reading →

Worst fear…again….

COVID19 was a big part of my 2020. I've documented the death of my dad and uncle due to the virus. Both ended up in the hospital and rehab settings due to falls. That was pre-vaccines. Over the past two years, I've done all that I can to protect not only my immunocompromised self, but... Continue Reading →

Give me a boost…

Today, I got my booster vaccine shot. I tried signing up for a "booster" but all of the websites only asked for initial or second dose requests. I figured if I wasn't able to get the shot today, I could at least figure out where/how to get it. I spoke with the pharmacy assistant who... Continue Reading →

The fear of the unknown…

Life is scary for all of us right now. None of us have experience with this, so I've been following the recommendations of WHO (World Health Organization), the CDC (Centers of Disease Control), and the ACR (American College of Rheumatology). I did reach out to my personal rheumatologist and her advice was to get blood... Continue Reading →

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