Second dose update: Tales from the ones who went first

First of all, I am incredibly grateful and lucky to have received the Pfizer vaccine. I’m also incredibly fortunate that the company I work for had the resources, knowledge, and structure to implement a successful vaccination plan for its employees.  For those of us who have received the vaccine, most are in direct contact withContinue reading “Second dose update: Tales from the ones who went first”

Round Two is Done!

Second dose. Same as the first. A little bit sorer And a little bit worse.  Is it sorer? Yes, a bit. Worse? That’s yet to be determined.  I received my second dose of the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine today. My employer warned us to expect a stronger reaction this time and to plan accordingly, for example,Continue reading “Round Two is Done!”

To Vaccinate or Not?

To vaccinate or not to vaccinate? That is the question. Personally, I was on the fence about getting vaccinated for COVID-19. Indeed, there are so many unknowns. But in the end, I decided to go for it. Here’s why: First, as a healthcare provider, even as a physical therapist, I’ve been exposed enough that itContinue reading “To Vaccinate or Not?”

Riding the waves…

It’s been a week, y’all. I’m just trying to muddle through like everyone else. The heat and humidity that is summer in Virginia is really wearing down on me. It’s not fun to run all these miles in this oppressive heat. I almost cried on my 6 mile run today when my NBC12 Weather appContinue reading “Riding the waves…”

Our new normal?

This new world is one big, giant suckfest. Does anyone else feel like they are living in some horrible made for TV movie about the end of the world? I’m sure my feelings are far from unique. I’m trying to take solace in other things, like being outdoors while we are still allowed to doContinue reading “Our new normal?”

Anyone else feeling a bit anxious?

Anxious? Focus on what we CAN control right now. How many of us thought we’d see an outbreak like this in our lifetimes? Honestly, most days I feel like the queen of anxiety. My husband thinks my concern about COVID-19 is unwarranted. And yet here we are… in the midst of a pandemic. I thinkContinue reading “Anyone else feeling a bit anxious?”