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Love & The Long Haul

As Pandemic living comes to a close and the World continues to open up more and more, it is easy to want to put COVID-19 in our rearview.  But what about those who are living with Long- Haul COVID? What are they going through? How are they dealing with the aftershocks of a new and emerging virus?  What is the New Normal of those living with Long-COVID, and how can we be compassionate and empathetic citizens to them as we adjust to our new normals?  You don’t  want to miss today’s conversation with two amazing guests who hold nothing back when they discuss their experiences, and how we can be the most supportive citizens for them. 




Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is:


A Tribe Called Queer (@atribecalledqueer)- Fly everyday t-shirts with an important message https://www.atribecalledqueer.com/


Dragun Beauty (@dragunbeauty)- cosmetics line designed for transgender people as well as beauty lovers of all shapes, skin tones and sexualities. https://dragunbeauty.com/


Keep Up With Our Guests:


Fiona: https://www.fionalowenstein.com/

IG: https://www.instagram.com/fi_lowenstein/

Body Politic’s Website: https://www.wearebodypolitic.com/


Chimere- https://chimereladawn.com/

Here’s What Happened When I Told Congress The Black And Ugly Truth About Long COVID

https://www.huffpost.com/entry/long-covid-black-americans-congress_n_609dc8eee4b014bd0ca9d380

IG: https://www.instagram.com/chimereladawn/

PBS Video: https://www.pbs.org/newshour/show/medical-community-scrambles-to-understand-covid-19-long-haulers



Read Fiona’s Writing:


Long COVID Is Not Rare.  It’s A Health Crisis 

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/03/17/opinion/long-covid.html


We Need to Talk About What Coronavirus Recoveries Look Like

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/13/opinion/coronavirus-recovery.html


Some COVID-19 Patients Say They’re Losing Friends as They Recover

https://www.teenvogue.com/story/covid-19-losing-friends-recovery


I’m 26. Coronavirus Sent Me to the Hospital

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/23/opinion/coronavirus-young-people.html?auth=login-email&login=email


Will vaccines protect us from 'long-haul Covid'? We need answers, 

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2021/mar/12/vaccines-long-covid-health-answers


My coronavirus survivor group is my most important medical support right now,

https://www.vox.com/2020/5/21/21264946/coronavirus-survivors-stories-symptoms-tips


No one knows why these Covid-19 patients’ symptoms keep relapsing, 

https://www.vox.com/2020/6/4/21274727/covid-19-symptoms-timeline-nausea-relapse-long-term-effects


As a Covid-19 survivor, I don't have blind faith in health experts. Here's why,

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/jul/30/as-a-covid-19-survivor-i-dont-have-blind-faith-in-health-experts-heres-why


Some COVID-19 patients are struggling to get doctors to listen. Here’s why.,

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/jul/20/some-covid-19-patients-are-struggling-to-get-doctors-to-listen-heres-why



Find us on Social Media:

@blackandyellowpodcast

Alana J. Webster: @renegadeoffun

Email us: podcastblackandyellow@gmail.com

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