Signs of Recovery

May 29 was my scheduled six-month CT scan at the University of Florida’s Shands Hospital, under whose care I have been since flying home from Amsterdam last year. The five-hour drive seemed less daunting as my strength and confidence returned, and the appointment appeared poised to be the maiden voyage for the new car we…

The Long, Unseen Recovery

In an article distributed by USA Today, Stephanie Innes of the Arizona Republic writes about the remarkably long recovery period for COVID-19 survivors. Recovery times for people that have been seriously sick are lengthy — in general, at least three times as long as people were hospitalized, if not longer. Stephanie Innes, Arizona Republic Innes…

Celebrating Physical Independence

As a former dancer, I have never felt my body so lightened, steadied, and purged of anxiety as I have at the end of class.Jennifer Homans, The New Yorker In her recent piece “Solo Acts: Choreography Under Lockdown” in The New Yorker, Jennifer Homans, Director of the Center for Ballet and the Arts at NYU,…