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ISOLATION “ISOLATION CREATES DEPRESSION, BUT NEW HOPE IS ON THE HORIZON”

ISOLATION                                “ISOLATION CREATES DEPRESSION, BUT NEW HOPE IS ON THE HORIZON”

THIS YEAR, 2020, HAS BEEN FULL OF ISOLATION DUE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC.  SADLY, MANY OF US ARE UNCOMFORTABLE WITH THE CURFEW, AND RESTRICTIONS ALTHOUGH THEY ARE A NECESSITY.  SINCE WE ARE USED TO THIS, WE TEND TO THROW AWAY THE IDEA OF GOING OUT ALL TOGETHER EVEN WITH A MASK AND SOCIAL DISTANCING allowing us the opportunity TO FEEL SOMEWHAT SAFE.

I LIVE IN DENVER, COLORADO, AND WE HAVE RECENTLY WATCHED OUR STATE GO FROM A LOW AMOUNT OF COVID CASES TO A HIGHER DEGREE, MEASURED BY OUR STATE.  HOW THIS IS DESIGNATED IS BY COLOR.  DARK RED INDICATES A HIGH AMOUNT OF CASES FROM APPROXIMATELY A MONTH AGO WHEN WE WERE RATED AS LOW.  MANY RESTAURANTS ARE SMALL BUSINESSES THAT AREN’T NOT CHAIN RESTAURANTS AND THESE PLACES ESPECIALLY WITH LACK OF GOVERNMENT HELP, HAVE SIMPLY SHUT THEIR DOORS.  IT IS NOW THE HOLIDAY SEASON, A TIME WE NORMALLY WOULD BRING OUR NEIGHBORS COOKIES GIVING THEM A HUG, BUT NOW THIS IS NOT ADVISED.  I HAVE ALWAYS BEEN A PERSON WHO HUGS PEOPLE WHEN I MEET THEM.  HUMAN BEINGS NEED “TOUCH”.  NOW OF COURSE, THIS IS DISCOURAGED BECAUSE OF SOCIAL DISTANCING RECOMMENDATIONS. 

WE NEED TO ABIDE BY WHAT THE CDC AND WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION RECOMMENDS.  THIS HOWEVER, DOES NOT MAKE IT EASIER AVOIDING TOUCH OR PHYSICAL CONTACT WITH ONE ANOTHER.  BOTH MY DAUGHTER AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW ARE PREGNANT.  MY DAUGHTER WILL BE FLYING HERE FROM IDAHO FOR CHRISTMAS DESPITE WARNINGS THAT RECOMMEND TRAVELING BE SUSPENDED THIS YEAR WITH MY  GRANDSON AND SON-IN-LAW.  THEY WILL BE AS CAREFUL AS POSSIBLE I KNOW, BUT I CAN’T HELP BUT FEEL CONCERNED. 

MORE OFTEN THAN NOT, WE TEND TO ISOLATE OUT OF FEAR OF THIS EXTREMELY CONTAGIOUS VIRUS.  I AM SO RELIEVED WE FINALLY HAVE A VACCINE THAT IS GOING TO INOCULATE THOSE WHO GET IT.  THIS MAKES ME FEEL VERY HOPEFUL AS I HAVE NOTICED I AM IN A CONSTANT STATE OF DEPRESSION TO A CERTAIN DEGREE COPING WITH  THE ISOLATION AVOIDING THIS VIRUS.  I COULD NOT TELL YOU THE LAST TIME I DROVE MY CAR TO GO ANYWHERE.  I DON’T FEEL COMFORTABLE DUE TO UNDERLYING HEALTH CONDITIONS I HAVE.  RESEARCH IS SHOWING I AM NOT THE ONLY ONE WHO FEELS THIS ISOLATION AND DEPRESSION RESULTING FROM THE VIRUS AND FEAR OF GETTING IT.  MANY OF US FEEL THIS WAY.  I KNOW HOWEVER, THIS TIME NEXT YEAR, WE WILL BE IN A DIFFERENT PLACE WITH THIS.  AS MANY OF YOU ARE AWARE, THIS VIRUS HAS BEEN CREATED WITH A NEW MEDICAL APPROACH UNLIKE ANIY PREVIOUS VACCINE SUCH AS MEASLES OR CHICKEN POX VACCINES.  The  new technology is fascinating to me. 

This vaccine literally gives instructions to one of our cells to get rid of the “spike protein injected” and creates its own immunity.  This is called mRNA and is introduced to the cells causing them to create antibodies .  This immune response protects us against Covid.  Due to the unknown timeline of efficacy for this vaccine, two shots are given approximately three weeks apart to be sure immunity and cells have created the immune response from the mRNA injected to cause spike protein to be created.  No other vaccine has ever used this kind of technology before. 

In fact, the way vaccines have always worked is we are injected with a dead portion of the virus like Chicken Pox for example, and the immune system creates antibodies from these tiny amounts of dead virus injected.  This procedure does not work with Covid-19 Patients.   Messengers created telling our cells by mRNA’s is new and we can’t be sure how long we will  have immunity from it.  I personally will be getting this vaccine as soon as I am able to.  I find it amazing we have been successful so quickly and the FDA has given it approval under EUA or emergency use authorization.  This approval is hope for our future.  

Should we still wear a mask after getting this vaccine?  For the time being, yes, to protect those who haven’t had the vaccine.  However, I firmly believe our world will no longer be isolated a year from now and we will be able to return to an “active” lifestyle!

This to me, is the best Christmas gift I could hope for and some of the depression many of us feel will be resolving itself as this pandemic will finally  be under control.  

Thanks so much for reading!  Samantha Leboeuf/Dailywisdomwords.com

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Samantha Leboeuf-founder/daily wisdom words, LLC
Founder: Daily Wisdom Words, LLC. I love Poetry and am an Author as well.   There is a lot of meaning in the title of my book, Daily Wisdom Words, Volume l. My previous experience is in Sales and Marketing. Previously, I was in charge of Development through the Marketing and Sales of New Homes' in new home communities for close to 20 years.  I was a licensed Real Estate Broker selling/listing homes in the Colorado market.  While doing this, I hosted a cable network show called, "From Trees to Keys", my portion for Colorado Living Inc.. I enjoyed creating interview questions, working for Developers of New Home Communities, hosting Live on actual construction sites, describing and displaying on television camera various stages of construction as the home was built from start to finish. I interviewed various land developers, New Home Builders, Real Estate Brokers, and other people in the Real Estate Business for one year. Previous Experience: I was licensed through the "Securities and Exchange Commission" as a Principal for Limited Partnerships and sold them as well. I held a Series 22, 63, as well as License, to manage a brokerage firm called a series 39. I enjoyed running a small branch office of an Oil and Gas Company in Colorado for approximately one year. Hobbies: I have always loved Poetry and Writing.  I was declared "Permanently Disabled" due to Breast Cancer and CRPS-(Chronic Regional Pain Syndrome).  I began focusing on my writing. I volunteered for an online poetry community,  "Realistic Poetry" for approximately six months. I decided to start Daily Wisdom Words, LLC after volunteering for an online poetry community and thinking of ways that I would improve this concept and offer something for every KIND of #Writer:  Authors, Bloggers, Poets, Songwriters, Original Quote Creatives, and short story writers. I have two grown children, a son, 33, and a daughter 31,  who lives in Idaho with her husband. They have a son, my first grandchild who will be three years old, soon!  They welcomed their second child, Easton Jay into the world, 5/4//2021. Updates are necessary as my son is now married to my lovely daughter-in-law who is awesome.  She just gave birth to their first son on 5/5/2021, who is so beautiful having the name Logan James Leboeuf. This is her and my son's first child.  Hard to believe their child has a birthday one day ahead of my daughter and son-in-law's second child, Little E.  So exciting!!  I love children! Thanks so much for reading!  We humbly love this community and the members who are part of it. We think of ourselves as a family, and every member makes up part of it.  Please view our website, dailywisdomwords.com fully as it is constantly changing!!  We are always adding new prompts, and new content, and are so very proud to be debuting with our first podcast, "Daily Wisdom Words Podcast."  Episode #101 with Dr. Dream, Kelly Sullivan Walden.  She will be our first guest.  Please watch as it airs 6/12/2021 June 12, 2021 9:00 am pacific time.  Thank you in advance if you are new to daily wisdom words, and welcome to the family. Samantha LeBoeuf
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