At first, I was afraid. No, that’s wrong, I was terrified.
As the virus raged, we obsessively washed our hands and our groceries. I would wake up in the middle of the night feeling suffocated, a completely unfamiliar sensation for me. We worried about supply chain disruptions and scarcities but mostly we worried about getting sick.
Every time someone in the house coughed or sneezed or woke up with a scratchy throat I was seized with panic. Had the virus finally arrived at our door?
We have a tiny bit of a breather here in the Northeast right now, and even though I am finally sleeping again, Coronavirus has left me exhausted, bone-weary, dog-tired and completely drained.
This is what exhausts me
- I am exhausted from talking and talking and talking about this virus. We have turned it over and over exploring its every angle…