Foolish Child #113: Covid or Allergies?

Dickens has a stuffy nose and is in bed working on their iPad, their friend asks “Are you okay in here? I hear a lot of suspiciously COVID sounding coughing going on. Both characters are Black, in pastel colors, against a blue background.  Dickens tells their friend that it is just allergies and may they have some tea, but when the friend comes back they have hammered the door shut and covered Dickens in caution tape. Dickens responds that it really is just allergies! They have a negative COVID test!  The friend responds, “We’ll see about that in 10 days.

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I am a queer coparenting mama to Dickens Jr. Doodler by day, 911 dispatcher by night. All my favorite shows look better on Tumblr. I am two years and 450K words deep into constructing a fanfic called Ages and I'm never giving up on it. Bering & Wells.

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  1. What fortuitous timing that I’m reading this as I’m waiting for the results of a rapid test because I’ve had some allergy-related post-nasal drip but just want to be on the safe side even though I haven’t gone anywhere in a week…

  2. add in ‘sometimes people with chronic illnesses can get covid twice!’ and i will never again feel safe! i’m the sarai here- one cough and i lock the door to the outside until i’m Well

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