Loving a needle phobic husband is challenging! He grasps the importance of vaccination; his overwhelming fear has resulted in many unusual situations.
The ways I have observed masks being worn is amazing. My desire to contain the spread and help us return to some “normalcy” is overwhelming. My ideal imaginary mask monitoring job may soon be gone! Oh, what a hopeful thought.
Serving as a COVID-19 volunteer vaccinator has been exciting, gratifying, and rewarding. There were many touching moments revealing the challenges individuals encountered coupled with hope for the future.
Immunization guilt, a growing phenomenon of individuals expressing remorse that they got vaccinated, before others they feel are more worthy. Feelings of unworthiness must be countered, as they are healthcare professionals and the vulnerable helping the population towards herd immunity.
Vaccine envy is a new social trend impacting relationships due to feelings of jealousy and resentment that others are getting the vaccine before you. Resentment over administration prioritization, vaccine availability, and long wait times are driving a wedge in relationships. Where’s my vaccine?