In our quixotic attempts to determine and fix a shared pandemic experience, we overlook the capricious nature of illness. The immunocompromised and their families are familiar with this unpredictability and with being muted. For the families of people with long-term illness, or the immunocompromised, the pandemic amounts to another metaphorical stamp in the passport of an arduous--and silent--journey.
Survive & Thrive: A Journal for Medical Humanities and Narrative as Medicine: Vol. 6
, Article 10.
Available at: https://repository.stcloudstate.edu/survive_thrive/vol6/iss1/10