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  • COVID19 life Parenting

    2020 redux

    Turns out I do have influenza A. And also COVID, because why get just one virus?! This is efficiency at its finest. I’m doing somewhat better today and wondering if the two viruses are…

    January 17, 2023
  • COVID19 life Parenting


    Hello from clinic (lunch break!). My rapid test was negative this morning. I’m feeling 98% back to normal. I ran (on the treadmill due to a thunderstorm) this AM and it felt decent, though…

    July 26, 2022
  • COVID19 Weekend

    Small Victories

    NO MORE BOXES! With both of us feeling better, we seized the last remaining kid-free moments and finally got rid of the last lingering round of boxes in our house! We moved in April,…

    July 24, 2022
  • COVID19 life

    Signs of Life

    Today I was able to unpack and clean up! I am also fever-free without meds. My throat still hurts and my voice is disgusting and my nose is constantly running, but I feel more…

    July 22, 2022
  • COVID19

    Some Progress

    I am not feeling amazing, BUT the absolutely toxic malaise/fever feeling seems to have subsided. Yay? My throat hurts. My voice is terrible, which renders podcasting problematic. I can still smell. (For now.) I…

    July 21, 2022
  • COVID19

    Updates from the sick bed

    I have to admit that as I wrote yesterday’s post I was optimistic that I would have . . . let’s call it COVID-lite. I mean come on, it’s round 2! So many vaccines!…

    July 20, 2022
  • COVID19 Travel

    Positive but Still Positive

    Unsurprisingly, there are two lines on my COVID test this morning. Like Josh, my “T” line was darker than “C” and appeared instantly. Interesting, because yesterday it was completely blank! I thought it would…

    July 19, 2022
  • COVID19 Reading

    Books & The Passage of Time

    I have read 2 books this month which rank among my favorites EVER: The Great Believers by Rebecca Makkai and this one which I read in 3 days (it’s very readable and not long):…

    June 16, 2022
  • COVID19 life Weekend

    Deep & Shallow

    Deep Thoughts About: Why has life felt so stressful lately? Is this just permanent and a part of the phase of life I am in? Are some of the pressures very much self-inflicted (probably)?…

    January 29, 2022