Time for A Chronic Voice Writing Prompts Prompt words BeginningSymbolizingEnduringRevealingGracing Beginning- Year 2021 I'm not one for a new year, new me sort of deal. Especially not this year. Really, just glad I got through last year. I made no New Year's resolutions either... I think this will be a rough enough ride without any … Continue reading Pandemic 2020- When the world stood still
The COVID-19 pandemic has had a massive impact on society and I wonder if it is conceivable it will have long-term impacts on it. The shock to societies will be felt for a very long time. From mourning the deaths to the financial impacts to the mental toll. We talk about the 'new normal' and … Continue reading Will society adapt for the better after the pandemic?
Pandemic With COVID-19 numbers here in Alberta, Canada getting rather high restrictions have been added to socializing (some would say a tad late on that count). Anyway, that means we cannot socialize outside of our household. We cannot go to other people's houses and we cannot have people over to ours. Unless we want to … Continue reading Isolation, the pandemic, and winter depression
I wrote a post called Chronic illness: Pandemic stress and we are well into pandemic stress at this point. I think it is time to acknowledge the impact it is having on people with chronic pain “Unfortunately, the COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted treatments for people with pain because regular out-patient appointments with doctors and physical … Continue reading Chronic pain and the pandemic
How disabled people can be more at riskCOVID 19 and disabilities in Canada There are a lot of factors that affect the chronically ill and disabled during the pandemic. A lot of issues are coming up. And I for one barely hear about them. I am chronically ill and disabled. I am in the … Continue reading Pandemic: Disabled voices are not heard
No, I do not have COVID. I got my results because they certainly tested me in the ER. But I had symptoms on the list... and so enters the PROTOCOLS. And I was ushered off to a side room with a few other people. I had to call a number to the front reception desk … Continue reading A visit to the ER with ‘COVID19 listed symptoms’