Still can’t smell or taste properly
Rash on knuckle of middle finger
Rash above wrist on both arms
Shortness of breath
Exhaustion after going to my accountant – two flights of steps, two short subway trips – spent the rest of the day and night in bed.
New names for Covid-19-long-haulers: 1) post-acute Covid syndrome, 2) post-acute sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 infection. Support groups are springing up. Some are unable to work any longer …,.
Craving meat – beef or pork
Weak ankles; one weak knee
Pores on nose widening
Out of breath
Some food taste strange, unfamiliar
Tender soles of feet – no fat
3/10/21 – went for 2nd vaccination – used a walking stick/cane for the first time in my life
Problems with right knee
pain in hands and feet
pain in ankles
strange swatch of (what looks like) dead skin on the side of my nose
strange swatch of sandpaper-like skin on right and left wrists
can, occasionally, smell things
rendered collapsed when it’s hot
rendered almost paralytic when it’s humid which it’s been — lots
tingling in left ear
need for isolation from others
thinning hair on head
sudden-onset diarrhea (can’t smell own poo)
terrible taste in mouth
Is this a case of…?
“…. for whatever man soweth, that shall he also reap.” (Galatians 6:7)
….a woman read one of my blogs … the one about being a girl scout camper. She contacted me and told me she’d been to the same camp as I had – Camp Laughing Water in Bear Mr. NY. We exchanged phone numbers …. had a chat on the phone. A month later she wrote to ask if I’d like to zoom with her daughter and herself and …. sing camp songs together? I’m ashamed of the fact that I declined …. I thought she had guts …
Do spiders sleep, the boy asked me.
More than two years later:
vertigo, bouncing off walls on and off through the day
tickle in both ears
have been advised that my birthday falls between the birthday of Modigliani (12 July) and Klimpt (14 July). Might this signify something …. anything ?
covid-induced asthma symptoms have awakened now that the thermal cold has faded and humidity and rain have replaced it.
can occasionally smell things: garbage, garlic, fresh, cool air
Dear Friend Alison,
I’m thinking of you, as always, and especially now. You have always meant so much to me.
With love, as always,
Alison Leslie Gold
Dorothy: where are you? How are you? Great to hear from you. xoxoxo