The kids are out of school. I will be done with work after today (yay!). We have no plans to go anywhere, which is good. Because we are embarking on our first quarantine.
For privacy reasons, I am not going to get into the details of the exposure (please do not speculate in the comments). We have all been tested: I am currently negative, everyone else is waiting on results. We will also test again farther down the road. Everyone (thus far) seems healthy. (Yes, Josh and I were both vaccinated last week but I’m not sure how much protection — if any — the inoculation of one dose would provide, so early on.)
Fingers crossed. Day 14 will be 1/1. If we are all still healthy by then, I will be INCREDIBLY grateful for the dawn of the new year.
2020 just HAD to go out with a bang, didn’t it.
SO. We are going to have to get creative with outdoor play on our back patio (literally just ordered a bucket of sidewalk chalk after typing this). At least we are armed with about 292873 craft projects as a result of Hanukkah. And at least there are 3872 holiday movies and Christmas specials that the kids seem to love despite a Jewish/secular upbringing, and at least I can play Kacey Musgrave’s Christmas album on repeat.
That the kids are out of school anyway.
That I am about to be done with work for the year and did telehealth only yesterday for obvious reasons.
That we weren’t going anywhere anyway. (Literally the only things I had to cancel were G’s 3 year old well child exam + a Flamingo gardens playdate. I mean — sad, but not in any way catastrophic.)
That I tried grocery delivery this past weekend using (as noted previously – this before I was aware of the exposure!) and it went really well. NOTHING missing, no excess packaging, reasonable pricing. I have been shopping at Publix almost exclusively since March but this was Whole Foods and it went so well they may lure me back.
That we ordered Sun Basket meal kits for the week after (just thought that would be fun)
That Josh does not have to work until the 10 day mark (at which point he is allowed to return with negative test)
That the COVID-positive person is currently doing okay.
Will keep you posted. Just hoping we all stay healthy.