Ordinary Routine
by Anonymous
  • August 2, 2020
  • 1 min story
1. Tell us your Covid story (also welcome: songs, poems, anecdotes, reflections, or ramblings). 4-minute maximum

I am in mid 60s, have en elderly mother (93) and grand-nephew (18) who also live with me.   

During the grip of the pandemic and now, I was considered an essential worker so I went to work regularly, which helped me keep my sanity.  But I was very concerned about mom (elderly) and nephew (in school).   And it was a struggle keeping mom sheltered in her room, and trying to keep my nephew from going out too often and when he did to wear a mask.   
We have fallen into a routine so the struggle has lessened, but just thinking that we have as much as a year and a half of this yet to go saddens and concerns me.   I can’t help but worry about my mother and her health, and my worry for my nephew and all he’s missing by not being able to go to school.  His entire generation is missing out on so much.  I feel for them.  
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