Well, as much as my family has stayed home, strayed from being in social gatherings, avoided family (almost to a fault–literally have gotten in trouble with the fam), haven’t gone shopping since March, pu groceries at the drive up…the list goes on. We have been that family who has “stayed safe” one necessary meeting between my husband and his sister ( who had Corona over three weeks before their meeting) and now we have the dreaded bug!
It has been a week since my husband started showing symptoms and then got tested. It has been a week of grumpy emotions, agitation, tired aches and pains, cold symptoms, sleeping far apart…and the back of the mind, but forefront daily prayers of keeping all of us safe. We pray together and alone that this dreadful illness will not send one of us to the hospital. You wake up each morning going over a physical check list with one another to ensure no one is going deeper into a well of coughing or severe pain any where.
It is scary. You hear the daily numbers rising and the death tolls & you know it can be deadly. I fear going to bed that lying down will cause something in my body to swell liquids into my lungs and that may cause me to go into the hospital. You never know.
It definitely makes you feel for families who have lost loved ones and can only imagine their horror. It is a scary situation.
However, it is also comforting to have your little family all together and to be able to check on them, to snuggle up in blankets and watch a good movie together while we ingest the whole experience. Things happen. You can’t control what happens to you, only what you do with the experience.
We are taking it day by day. That is all you can do.
That is what life is…day by day. That is all we have.
Cherish that!! Many people have been struck down and don’t have another cherished moment with those they love.
Give those around you a big hug and tell them you love them.
Be safe & know—Corona is scary, but so is not taking a moment to cherish those you love.
Peace, love, light and safety to all. xoxo. -H