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  • Featuring: Pam Bishop & Lyla Bishop
  • Date Submitted: Aug 23, 2022
  • Location: California

Pam, a mother, wife, and research scientist, with a previously active life, suddenly finds herself spending most of her time in bed recuperating. Long COVID has taken its toll on her and her family and forced her to step away from a career she loved. Pam tells her daughter Lyla that she misses being able to do all the things they used to do together. Edit credit: Sean Collins

This extended story is published in conjunction with the episode of the Hear Me Now Podcast, titled “Understanding Long COVID."

Other patient stories include: Bone-tired, The hardships of having long COVID, and A wanderer is homebound.


  • Pam Bishop
  • Lyla Bishop
  • Long COVID
  • Fatigue
  • Brain Fog