It's been 767 days since the before…

The before times were 767 days ago. I've done those months and years, for the most part alone, while undergoing rectal cancer treatments followed by recuperation. But, so did many of you who, like me, endured various forms of solitary confinement. Each of us, in our imaginations, counted our time, like a prisoner in a dungeon tracks the days with pencil marks drawn on a wall dead of colour. Each of you has made a unique journey through the Badlands of Covid. Each, of us; endured sorrow, heartache, and depression. But we also enjoyed moments of wonder and joy. We even found it in ourselves to laugh at our dire predicament.

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