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Life in Lockdown

Covid 19 from an 8 year old perpective
My eight year-old nephew was asked to draw a picture about a current affair for his art project. I think he has captured 2020 perfectly!

How are you?

Are you missing your daily routine you once took for granted?

Are you yearning to be back at work, gossiping with your colleagues and moaning about impending deadlines?

Are you itching to return to your sports club? Desperate for the endorphins exercise supplies? Wishing your Saturdays were spent on the pitch followed by commiserating and celebrating with your team mates post-play.

Are you desperate for a vacation? Dinner date? Coffee date? Play date? Have your holidays been cancelled and pre-planned dates been put on pause?

Are you stressing about your finances? Agitated by the impact this could have on your job?

Are you watching social media and feeling overwhelmed? Envying those who are positive, productive and achieving great things?

Are you longing for your loved ones, wishing you could be united? Questioning when you’ll next get to enjoy each other’s company.

Are you scared to leave the house? Fearing you might get sick?

Are you lonely?  Feeling isolated?

Are you struggling with the unknown? Waking up each day with a nervous, unsettling feeling?

Are you worried about what the future will bring? Wondering what the new normal will be?

If you asked me 6 days or 6 months ago – the answers to these questions would be the same because life in lockdown is very similar to life with cancer.  Frustrating? Sure, but necessary when saving lives.

As always, FUCANCER!