The Middle-of-the-Night Anxiety I Have Been Experiencing During the COVID-19 Pandemic

It always starts with me waking up in the middle of the night. I open my eyes to the darkness as my internal furnace blazes to life.

My mouth drops open in a yawn as I look at the digital clock. My head hurts, and I’m so hot! Is it a fever…? The BiPAP machine hums and a blast of air rushes into my nose and out my mouth.

Sweat begins to pop out on my forehead, in my armpits, under my breasts. I suddenly feel claustrophobic. Tearing off the mask, I shove the blankets down and roll onto my back, wincing at the pain in my shoulder.

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