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The hardships of having long COVID

  • Featuring: Suzanne Martin & Scott Acord
  • Date Submitted: Aug 23, 2022
  • Location: California

Suzanne and her husband contracted COVID in March of 2021. While her symptoms were mild, her husbands were severe, and he didn’t survive. Currently, she is battling numerous unbearable symptoms from long COVID alone on her farm with little support from family or friends. Suzanne struggles to care for her animals and upkeep on the farm when most days she finds it hard to take care of herself. 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: Bedbound, Bone-tired, and A wanderer is homebound. 


  • Suzanne Martin
  • Scott Acord
  • Long COVID
  • Fatigue
  • Brain Fog
  • Symptoms