From May 26, 2020 Yesterday was another day lost to sleeping and coughing. Baby and Jarline believed my lack energy stemmed from the fact that I was not eating. So, they took it upon themselves to make Pumpkin Soup, which is normally served on New Year’s Day or some festive occasion.
From May 25, 2020 No fever for four days. Breathing is fine. But there is this chronic stomach discomfort, lack of appetite, continual coughing up phlegm and extreme lack of energy. I slept most of Saturday and Sunday. Yesterday morning I felt better than I had in many days.
From May 24, 2020 Dorothy Day often spoke of the importance of voluntary poverty, which was at the heart of her worship and the life of the Catholic Worker movement she co-founded. She was not endorsing misery or squalor.
From May 23, 2020 Since the stomach virus/fever struck last Saturday night, I’ve lost 13 pounds. I just had no appetite, and the little I did eat made my stomach discomfort worse.
From May 22, 2020 Yesterday was another lost day, with many of the staff had varying degrees of the symptoms of the fever virus—diarrhea, stomach unrest, headaches. Little Sendi had a diarrhea attack in the area outside the girl’s dorm. Billy went home early on Wednesday, as he barely got home from a hopping trip before he had a diarrhea…