I have had several close relatives die in the past year (not from covid); bizarrely, the pandemic allowed me to work from home, which allowed me to have more space, time and rest – I don’t know how I would have coped with my grief this past year if I hadn’t had that. The ‘overwhelm’ of covid has led me to focus on caring for myself and my close friends and family. So while the pandemic has taken a lot away from me, I am grateful for the space it has created.

7 months ago