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Short Stories about Long Covid


State: Maine
Congressional District: ME02


Issues and Challenges

Amy has encountered: Copay Issues, Insurance Issues, Medicare / Medicaid Issues, Medical Records Access, Mental Health Access, Rare / Underserved Disease, Surprise Billing, Caregiving, Disability, Discrimination (nonmedical), Financial Assistance, Gaslighting, Invisible Illness, Legal, Medical Discrimination, Premium Payments, Prior Authorization, Social Security Disability, Transparency in Health Care, Underserved Community

My Story

My journey as a Long COVID survivor/sufferer began in March 2020.

In the Before Times, I was a sociology professor enjoying cross country travels to promote my book, Childfree by Choice (Dutton, 2019). These days, between migraines and naps, I find myself ranting about COVID, raging at the broken system that is keeping us here in this state with few answers and even fewer resources for those who need them most, and angling for change.

My Motivation and Inspiration

I recently started my blog, Short Stories About Long COVID, and its corresponding Instagram page as outlets to help me do that.

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