Invisible Illness
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Invisible Illness

I Went To The ER With COVID-19 Because I Struggled to Breathe

Part two of my COVID chronicles

Photo by Marcelo Leal on Unsplash

For my COVID-19, I’m using an inhaler and corticosteroids for distressed breathing, but even in the Emergency Room, the physician primarily prescribed one thing: Rest.

“I see how labored your breathing is,” the doctor told me as I sat awkwardly reclined on the ER stretcher. “Your…

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Scarlett Jess Perrodin

Scarlett Jess Perrodin

Mental health advocate, anxiety juggler, abuse escape artist, maternal aura. Personal stories. Some hints of humor. A diamond in the rough is still a diamond.