Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Shelter in Place Log: Week 3

Day 15- Monday, 3/30/20: Bay Area to extend coronavirus shelter-in-place order through at least May 1. Deaths in the US will pass 2,500 nationwide at some point today with more than 1,000 deaths reported in NY state alone. Globally more than 30,000 people have been killed by Coronavirus. The number of US citizens that have died is larger than the number of US service members that died in the war in Afghanistan which was at 2,448. Italy now has reported over 10,000 deaths. In Spain, about 35 people have died every hour over the weekend. There are concerns that these numbers are actually low, as they don't count people who have died at home in Spain, Italy, and France.

  • Breakfast- oat milk smoothie with banana, dates, almond butter, cinnamon
  • Lunch- breakfast sandwich made out of sliced challah, bacon, eggs, salsa, avocado, cheddar
  • Dinner- turkey with sweet potatoes, sticky rice & gravy
  • Workout- 2 mile walk + Yoga with Adriene | Home, Day 5
Today is my 31st birthday.

Day 16- Tuesday, 3/31/20: Death toll surpasses 3,000 in the US. More people have died from this in the US than have died in the terrorist attacks on 9/11/01. GE workers who normally make jet engines have walked off the job demanding that their factories are converted to make ventilators instead. The US reported 500 deaths in 25 hours for the first time yesterday. France has surged past 3,000 deaths. Spain has a new record on 849 new deaths. Death toll in NY state has passed 1,200. More than 250 people died in NY in the last 24 hours. The first US service member has passed from coronavirus.

  • Breakfast- toasted slice of challah with butter and jam, orange, + coffee
  • Lunch- instant noodles, smoothie made out of vanilla protein powder, banana, cherries, date, chia seed, almond milk
  • Dinner- beer & cheddar sausage with leftover mac n cheese, with this mushroom.. gravy(?) that I made. This was honestly a weird dinner but whatever.

Stress is starting to hit me in a different way this week. Spending more time working, but I’m not being as productive despite my efforts. My peers seem to be handling things ok. Maybe I appear to be handling things ok too.

Day 17- Wednesday, 4/1/20: Trump and officials are expecting the death toll to possibly reach 100,000-240,000 people before this is all said and done. US fatalities topped 800 in the 24 hour period yesterday. "We are facing a global health crisis unlike any in the 75 year history of the UN-- one that is killing people, spreading human suffering, and upending human lives" - UN Report. At the beginning of March, there was 1 detected case in NYC; there are now more than 40,000 along with 1096 deaths.

  • Breakfast- oatmeal made w/dates, banana, chia & flax seed, strawberry, blueberry + coffee
  • Lunch- toasted slice of ciabatta with brie and salami
  • Dinner- spinach salad topped with roasted chicken, yellow bell pepper, avocado, boiled egg, creamy cilantro dressing
  • Workout- Yoga with Adriene | Home, Day 6

Day 18- Thursday, 4/2/20:
 The federal government's stockpile of PPE is pretty much gone. FEMA has delivered more than 11.6 million N95 masks, 5.2 million face shields, 22 million gloves, and 741 ventilators.. that's it. The Pentagon may provide as many as 100,000 body bags for civilian authorities. CDC says that as many as 25% of coronavirus cases are asymptomatic. Spain reported 950 new deaths, passing 10,00 for the first time. A count inside Hunan province has been placed on a new lockdown, showing that an aftershock of the disease can happen. US and Turkey are on the fastest trajectory in terms of new case counts. In Ecuador, the dead bodies have been piling up everywhere; they've been abandoned in busy hospitals, even wrapped in plastic and put out on streets as families struggle to find space in cemeteries. Rapa Nui (Easter Island) has reported its first two cases. The mayor of LA has asked people to wear face coverings in public.

  • Breakfast- toasted slice of challah with almond butter and strawberry jam
  • Lunch- spinach salad with grilled chicken, yellow peppers, mushrooms, cilantro, radishes + cilantro cream dressing
  • Snack- half cup of beef bone broth
  • Dinner- sesame ginger chicken soup w /rice noodles, soft boiled egg + chili crisp
  • Dessert- ab&j sammie

Day 19- Friday, 4/3/20: More than 1 million cases worldwide. It took four months for the world to hit 500,000 cases; it took 1 week to go from 500,00 to 1 million. 25% of all cases are in the US. We will pass 250,000 cases sometime today. China is telling its diplomats not to return to safeguard against bringing in new cases. There is a rolling concern of numbers reported given that testing is still at capacity. There is a testing backlog of 59,000 cases in California alone, meaning that people have tested but have not received their results yet. Only 4 other states report their backlogs.

  • Skipped breakfast
  • Lunch- tuna sandwich
  • Snack- tuna on toast
  • Workout- 2 mile run
  • Dinner- taco bowl

Day 20- Saturday, 4/4/20:
News break today.

  • Breakfast- corned beef hash w/egg
  • Therapy
  • Workout- 4.5 mile run
  • Lunch- protein smoothie, all the usual stuff
  • Dinner- pork chops w/apple pear sauce, roasted broccoli, sour cream and onion mashed potatoes
  • Workout- Yoga with Adriene | Home, Day 7

Day 21- Sunday, 4/5/20: Global confirmed cases at 1,213,927; total deaths at 65,652. US confirmed cases 312,245; total US deaths at 8,503 (total recovered at 15,021). Trump warns of devastating week ahead, saying "there will be a lot of death." Numerous law enforcement agencies report a rise in domestic violence calls following stay-at-home orders.

  • Breakfast- scrambled eggs with bacon and potatoes
  • Snack- biscoff cookies and coffee
  • Workout- Yoga with Adriene | Home, Day 8
  • Lunch- almond butter & jam sandwich w/milk
  • Dinner- fried salami sandwich
  • Dessert- mango


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