It’s hard to let go of old habits. We grow up creating a plan for ourselves and when that’s disrupted it can be very distressing but adapting to your circumstances is so much more important for your quality of life than clinging onto a past dream.
But the truth is we are all at risk of infection and sometimes the smallest virus can escalate into a terrible trauma.
...Squeeze them and chuck them in the bin.
The problem with being a mother or carer or busy person is you sometimes forget to look after yourself. You are not really allowed to be ill, you are the healthy one, the one who is there for everyone else, the invincible presence.