Category: COVID-19

  • My first dose and side effects from the COVID-19 vaccine

    I anticipated having some response to the COVID-19 vaccine (Moderna). Even when I get the flu vaccine, I generally feel ill during the first 24-48 hours. The COVID-19 vaccine was no exception for me. Day #1 of side effects The first day my arm swelled and was super sore at the injection site, similar to […]

  • I live with Sjogren’s and I chose to get the COVID-19 vaccine.

    It’s been a wild ride since I moved to work in healthcare at the end of March. I never imagined I would get the COVID-19 vaccine before New Year’s Eve. Skepticism among my friends about the COVID-19 vaccine I understand why many of my friends are skeptical of getting the COVID-19 vaccine. The autoimmune community […]

  • Join me in the fight to change the future of Sjogren’s

    I know months have passed since my last post. As a working mom with a toddler who is more often at home than preschool, this year has been especially challenging for our family. I wanted to let you know that I’m still here and I’m still fighting for the autoimmune community and Sjogren’s during this […]

  • 5 tips for working from home with an infant or toddler during COVID-19

    5 tips for working from home with an infant or toddler during COVID-19

    This post goes out to all those bad mama jamas who are caring for babies while trying to break the glass ceiling. I see you, I applaud you, and I’m right there with you in the challenge that is working from home. I have a full-time job that sometimes requires me to work 12 hour […]

  • How COVID-19 can improve care for patients with autoimmune diseases

    How COVID-19 can improve care for patients with autoimmune diseases

    It can be hard to focus on the positive outcomes when you’re confronted with the COVID-19 data everyday. You can see Tableau’s Data Resource Hub for Coronavirus (COVID-19) below, which is updated daily. If you are reading this and concerned you might have COVID-19, you can self-assess with this helpful chatbot at home. var divElement […]