Category: pandemic

  • 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 […]