Written for the Pandemic Writing Project with Lighthouse Writers and History Colorado.

At the beginning of the year we will never forget, I was really sick. So much so I posted, “What third ring of hell is this?? 12 days of headache, stuffed nose/ears, seared throat and lungs, unending coughing, fever, no sleep and now nausea. Somebody knock me out.” It would go on for another week or so. I did get better. I didn’t think it was COVID — that was happening far away in Asia. …

Kimberly Urish

Always an English major, I write short non-fiction about my experiences. Talk to me.

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