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Kimberly got the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Today’s guest is Kimberly. Recently, Kimberly tested positive for the COVID-19 virus, also known as Coronavirus. She is a doctor.

Note: No information on this website or this podcast should be construed as medical advice. The host is not a doctor. The guest for this episode is in fact a doctor, but she is in no way offering any medical advice here. If you have any questions concerning your health, you should consult your own physician.

pulse oximeter
pulse oximeter

Kimberly was aware early on of how the COVID-19 virus was spreading, and she took extraordinary measures to avoid getting infected. She was concerned for herself, her husband and their 3 year old daughter. But even more so, she worried about the possibility of her parents contracting the virus; in particular, her father, who already has health issues that would make COVID-19 especially dangerous for him.

Kimberly getting the drive-thru Coronavirus test:

But in spite of her efforts, she tested positive. And her case has been a rather severe and drawn-out one. She described her symptoms each day as she fought the virus for over a month. Just when she would think she was recovering, it would return.

Kimberly in the hospital
Kimberly in the hospital

Kimberly agreed to come on the podcast and tell her story because she wants others who have tested positive to know they are not going through it alone. And to advise those recovering to take things slowly.

Kimberly kept a day-by-day journal of her journey through this experience, and you can read that here.

And thank you to the COVID-19 Recovered Facebook group for helping to spread the word about this podcast episode. Check out that group – lots of great information and resources there.

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