Dear readers it’s Thursday once again. I hope that you are all as safe as you can be.
Good news! So far I haven’t rebounded again and I’m praying that I’ve seen the end of my Covid 19 battle. However I am aware that I can potentially catch it again.
My daughter came home from school last Friday with a virus. Thankfully it wasn’t Covid-19 but it quite easily could have been.
Viruses are free to travel around the school corridors and classrooms. There’s no way that schools can contain it.
Yesterday I spoke to one of my daughters teachers and she was very worried about working in this environment. It’s hard getting the balance right.
Children need to be educated, they need that contact with their friends at school but they shouldn’t be at risk of catching covid 19 and passing it on to family members and friends.
There’s no ideal solution, I wish that there was. So many people are at risk of catching covid 19 and I’m sure that I’m not the only person to be concerned about this.
Yesterday I had to go to my local town to do some errands. It exhausts me, but needs must so off I went.
I would do online shops but I can’t afford to do this.
I was happy to see more people wearing masks, but so many wernt. It’s so frustrating.
A friend of mine said that it’s good manners to wear a mask and it also shows consideration for others.
I have to agree, it is and more need to wear them.
As I was walking towards a shop that I had to go into a man looked at me, laughed and said that I was an idiot for wearing a mask because they do nothing.
I didn’t get the chance to reply because he walked off pretty quickly and I’m not exactly going to go chasing him down the street. I don’t have the energy.
This persons attitude isn’t unusual though. So many people are saying that covid 19 is a conspiracy, that masks don’t work etc.
I’m sure that you’ve all heard and seen comments like this.
I wear a mask because I’m bloody petrified of catching covid 19 again. It’s taken me months of struggling to get over it and my long covid battle isn’t over yet.
I also wear a mask because I don’t want anyone else to catch any viruses that might be walking around with me. I want to be responsible and help as much as I can.
I also wear a mask because Tameside is now in the double red zone and is heading for another lockdown.
Now going back and to the man that laughed at me for wearing a mask. I’m certain that he will change his mind about wearing one of he catches it.
It’s impossible to get a covid 19 test at the moment. The government has completely failed everyone. The testing process is a shambles and don’t get me started on their rubbish track and trace scheme.
We have all been failed by the government, I and others expected this though.
In other news, my local hospital Tameside Hospital has been in the news again.
Sadly its a hotbed for covid 19 and patients on non covid wards have died from it.
Maybe this was caused by people not adhering by the government guidance for wearing masks and keeping hands clean. Who knows but I’m sure that they’ve played a part in this.
My thoughts and prayers are with everyone that has died from covid 19 and their families. It’s heartbreaking especially when so much of this was completely preventable.
Yesterday I cut my hand on a tin in my rubbish bin. It was totally my own fault, I wasn’t paying attention.
It looks like it could do with a couple of stitches but there’s no way that I was going to go to the hospital after this weeks covid 19 news.
I cleaned it and have bandaged it and I’m sure that it’ll be ok.
This did get me thinking though.
How many people are choosing to stay at home rather than seeing a doctor when they need to?
It’s a scary thought.
How many people have absolutely no support and are trying their best to get through this nightmare which is covid 19?
The government has been extremely negligent in providing support for people. They don’t care and it appears that they’re quite proud of their attitude regarding covid 19.
This leaves us living in some kind of limbo waiting for covid 19 to catch us.
All I can suggest is to keep yourself as safe as you can do. You know yourself better than anyone else.
Don’t let anyone else judge you for the decisions that you have been forced to make to keep yourself safe.
I really hope that you all manage to keep safe and as well as you can be.
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