Most of us are used to socializing here and there after work, regular gym sessions, or a casual outing during the weekends. But for almost two months and a half, we have all been stuck, nay safe, at homes. Once lively shopping districts, crowded bars, and busy roads are empty these days. Days have changed and the occasional grocery run has become our source for a serotonin rush. This is life in times of Coronavirus.
Time has no meaning during life in quarantine. It seems like time has frozen, yet April has come and gone and we did not even realize. You wake up at 2 in the afternoon, go to sleep at 5 in the morning, and days have started blending into one another. Every day we make a promise to ourselves that we would be productive, get a new hobby, or even organize that dresser. But instead, we are glued to the coronavirus update, get anxious about the new cases and deaths, and the uncertainty of what the future holds for us. To stop yourself from spiralling, you end up doing a Netflix binge at night.
It may seem like a hassle, but staying at home is essential. You are annoyed at having to stay at home every day, but you also know that staying at home can prevent the spread of the Coronavirus, and protect those who are at a higher risk. Life as you knew it, is not the same anymore.L