As I lay in the hospital, I listen to the clicking and beeping of the IV machines and monitors, waiting for my round of medications for the day to begin.
I stare at the nurses bustling away. Their voices muffled under their masks as the fluorescent lights from above reflect off their face shields.
I am reminded that this month marks one year since COVID-19 pushed its way into our lives. When I think back to a year ago, I remember my small businesses being forced to close, my children’s schools closing and the grocery store chaos. “Where’s the toilet paper!” I remember the confusing and ever-changing messaging from the government and the fear of what all of this meant for our futures.Read more on themighty.com