I have a passion for the integrated life. Holistic living in mind, body and soul. And also great skincare and nutrition.
However, from mid-March 2020 three of my four family members suffered with Covid-19. My son and husband had mild symptoms and my daughter stayed asymptomatic. I fell into the moderate (borderline severe) category. I restarted my blog and hope that these latest pieces provide helpful accounts and resources for those suffering and for those concerned with this horrible, mystery virus.
Please forgive any grammatical errors and technical issues as I am working on this while I am still ill. Also, I have disabled comments for now as I was getting spam. But you can contact me via social media or on my website contact page.
I have several posts to come regarding Covid-19 such as breathing techniques from a physio that have helped me, mindfulness/meditation amid illness, and our family’s journey in a more condensed way. If there is anything you’d like to hear about, please send a message.
I’m on Day 33 of moderate (borderline severe) of The Virus. I feel like I have plugged into a faulty charger. You know that kind where you look at your phone the next day and it says 62% but it was on 60% when you plugged it in? Recovery is very, very slow. ...read more
I haven’t posted in a while because the narrative changed regarding systemic racism, which is vitally important in such a time as this; however, there is also a terrible pandemic still happening and in many US states the cases are rising. So before I give the...read more
As I write this I am on day 101 of Covid recovery but originally I posted this on day 93 on my Facebook. So fab news here in the UK. A close family friend happens to be the director of a university 'Advanced Wellbeing Research Centre' here in Sheffield. They just...read more
Week 10 of Covid-19 : The ‘Weird as Hell’ Virus and Finding Personal Growth I get asked, ‘Feeling Better?’ often. I’ve made a choice it is ‘week by week’ and not ‘day by day’, as even within a few hours you can feel a range of minor to very uncomfortable...read more
The lingering symptoms of Covid-19read more
**Note - This was first published on my Facebook account on 1 May. We’ve just entered the 8th week since I first came down with moderate/severe Covid-19. It’s also our 21st wedding anniversary today. Daniel and Aiden are fine though we all have had weird post-viral...read more
Covid-19 Breathing Techniques & Tips from a Physical Therapist: Lung Health Before to Recovery Post Virus
Stephen Williams is a UK Physiotherapist (known as a Physical Therapist in the USA) who is working for the British National Health Service (NHS) with acute respiratory patients.read more
In mid-March my family of four came down with Covid-19. We were quarantined for almost three weeks and between us, our symptoms ranged from asymptomatic to moderate/severe. I personally ended up needing urgent medical care several times. As I write this, I am on Day...read more
It's been a tough 3+ weeks. I'm 'over' the actual virus but it will take quite a while and maybe months to recover to 100% from the physical aftermath left by Covid-19. Medical advice is saying that for a moderate/severe case like mine it could take 6 weeks or more...read more