I Spent My Entire Life Preparing for COVID-19 and it Didn’t Make a Difference

On the morning of March 25, I woke up with a vague discomfort in my chest. It was nothing more than a small ache when I breathed and the feeling that my lungs weren’t quite filling to capacity. If I hadn’t already been on high alert due to the mounting panic over the recent news cycles, I probably wouldn’t have noticed anything at all. Even so, I knew…