Anxiety and Fears over COVID-19
Everyday is not normal, my Facebook were flooded of all news around the world. I read & watch news about the outbreak and it really hurt my heart, knowing a lot of people died. No single day that I did not cry since this outbreak begun.
In Canada, most establishment are closed, schools, shopping malls but the government of Quebec set an emergency daycare services for all the essential workers who are the frontliners in battling the pandemic. So as much as I want to stay home with my children, I can’t. I need to go out to work, even just one day a week but the fears and anxiety is still there especially if you take care a child/children that has cough and constantly coughing, sneezing. As an educator, I don’t have mask to protect myself from constantly coughing & sneezing child. In daycare, there is no social distancing because the child doesn’t know and understand what is that all about. I am always at close contact because I have to change diapers, I have to put the child on the chair when it’s time to eat and have to carry & bring to the crib when it’s time to sleep.
Just so sad that at night, I couldn’t sleep better and scared to hug and kiss my children because I’m afraid that what if…..
Oh Lord! please protect all of us from this monsters that haunts around the world, the COVID-19, forgive all our sins, with Your mercy and grace, I have faith and trusted You, that You will heal the world. Amen