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Thankfully I had watched a video outlining what happens or I would have laughed at the flip chart activity a la Love Actually.
It creeps up on you like a Black Panther chasing his kill.
It starts in the muscles where every movement hurts but tricks you into thinking you are overworked and overtired.
Then the temperature hits and then the loss of smell, appetite and taste.
Then the headache nausea and diarrhoea.
I have not had a cough until this morning.
Not to mention the fever chills.
But no matter how many symptoms you have it’s the pain of the ache in Every Single Movement that makes you yell out in pain.
When you must use your other hand to remove your jammed wrist under your chin because you can’t move it without help.
And you can count on a fever starting around 4 pm and lasting all night.
It hits you like a truck.
Then a Cargo ship.
Every breath takes effort.
Taking a shower is the most energy you can give and then it takes 2 hours to regain the strength.
Bed is my refuge.
Your calls and texts are my comfort.
Yesterday I received 3 deliveries of juice and water and soup and my neighbour made me lunch and dinner.
Although I can’t eat right now I appreciate the gestures so very much.
It’s my turn
And not surprisingly Christian is symptomatic and awaiting his test result.
It was just a matter of time.
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