We all want to know when the end game of this all is, as it seems like a reoccurring nightmare. And the truth is, we really don’t know. It’s a nightmare that seems to keep going and going – and we keep hoping that tomorrow the face masks will be no more and we can all go out to bars and party, but the reality is that we don’t really know when that’s going to happen, as it seems to literally be one day at a time.
The point of me personally writing this article, and this is all just my opinion, is yes – it really does suck that we are living through this and we really don’t know when life will go back to normal.
That’s just it, though – will life ever be normal again?
We have so many harsh effects from the pandemic and it’s going to linger on for quite a bit. Businesses are going to have to build back up again while people need to recover from losses of those who died from COVID-19. More than ever, we need to help each other out instead of being divided and this is the most political I have ever been in my whole life.
It can be normal. but we’ll never forget the harsh effects that the pandemic had on so many lives. I do believe a future pandemic will occur due to climate change, for instance, unless we get our stuff together. We need to realize that this unfortunately won’t be the last pandemic and that we should learn from this for generations to come.
We all could have followed protocols better to perhaps slow the spread of COVID 19, but government rulers also could have been more diligent in helping us navigate through the COVID 19 crisis.
So, as COVID-19 surges on, here is what I personally believe we can continue to do to help navigate us through this crisis:
First off, we really don’t have an end game yet – maybe by summer or fall the COVID-19 pandemic will get better. Individuals should listen to science and wear masks as they have been proven to help protect others. Are they annoying to wear? Of course. But we can help so many people be safe.
However, secondly, I do believe that if one truly believes they are at risk of getting very sick from COVID-19, stay home.
Third, keep businesses open in a safe manner and just wear the mask at a store. We don’t need stores closing and people losing jobs and money.
Lastly, be kind to others and make sure you always have others to support you during this tough time. There have been times I wanted to cry and even had panic attacks about the never-ending saga (so it seems) of COVID-19 – but you truly are not alone. Call or FaceTime someone or have a social distance date and keep the connections going.
So, we really don’t know the end game of COVID-19, but we can do our best and hope; as cheesy as that sounds.