On a New Year

Here we are, on the precipice of a New Year again. If you’d asked me back in March, I would have said that I thought we would never get here. But somehow, time sped up again and we made it to the end. I’ve expressed my dislike of the NYE holiday in terms of the … More On a New Year

On Ending Week 11

Well this was a challenging week on the mental health front. Every week it seems like something different comes up with COVID. I’m still very much feeling the pit in my stomach as I watch everyone start to go out and do things again. People have become fond of saying “I have to live my … More On Ending Week 11

On Day 73

I just asked my Irish-accented Siri how long ago March 13th was. The last day of “normalcy”, though it felt far from normal even though the lock-down wouldn’t go into effect until the next day. 73 days…wow. Things started reopening for the Memorial Day weekend here. There are still 2 more phases to go, but … More On Day 73

Self-Isolation: Week 8

Today was a tough one. It’s interesting to see how my emotions have morphed throughout this whole thing. I was completely overwhelmed with anxiety in the beginning. I didn’t know how this was ever going to end. Then eventually I just accepted that this is the new normal. Life is going to involve wearing masks … More Self-Isolation: Week 8