One of the most common symptoms is a dry cough, which Fiona explained persisted and got even worse.
But she didn’t take any medication to get her through the pain, believing “that’s what the body’s immune system is for”.
“I’ll be fine, I thought; I really do need more sleep, though. And I subsequently must have fallen into a deep, deep slumber.”
Three days passed and she still felt “bashed about and whacked out”.
“I felt useless. And, even worse, because the virus was all over the news, its dastardly work causing global grief and destruction and making the headlines worldwide, 24/7, there was no escaping it.