The Coronavirus Containment Dispatches: Day 13

The antibiotics are working. My headache has receded some and my throat no longer pinches in agony when I swallow. The fatigue is manageable and I fought it on day 13 of the coronavirus containment. Hope is back. Hope that I didn’t have covid-19 or that if did it I was one of the people … Continue reading The Coronavirus Containment Dispatches: Day 13

The Coronavirus Containment Dispatches: Day 12

The world’s cases of covid-19 are skyrocketing. Up past 600,000 confirmed and showing no signs of slowing down. France reported the first death of a teenager, Juliette, aged 16. The US reported the first death of a baby, too. What we thought was a group that was relatively untouched - children - is turning out … Continue reading The Coronavirus Containment Dispatches: Day 12

The Coronavirus Containment Dispatches: Day 11

My back hurts from lying prostrate all day. Each swallow causes sharp pain to shoot down my throat. I can only sleep for the short periods of relief after taking pain medication. I twist and turn the night away like a sick Sam Cooke. The headache is manageable, and I still do not have a … Continue reading The Coronavirus Containment Dispatches: Day 11