Kristy Nickel got sick with COVID-19 in November 2020.
Days passed, then weeks — and it was clear she wasn’t getting better.
“I just didn’t recover,” the 42-year-old registered nurse from St. Andrews, Man., said. “I just couldn’t get myself back to normal.”
Like so many others, she is now living with long COVID.
For more than a year, Nickel, who was active before she got COVID-19, has struggled with lingering effects of the illness, such as shortness of breath, extreme fatigue and constant headaches.
She saw a family physician, got referrals to specialists and took part in a rehabilitation program at the Wellness Institute at Seven
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