“When my sister was in college, she got here down with swine flu. She was actually unwell and contagious, however I stayed together with her in quarantine for 2 weeks. I used to be the one different individual allowed to see her as a result of I’d already been uncovered and never acquired sick. I stayed within the mattress together with her whereas the household needed to maintain their distance.
“We watched Princess and The Frog on repeat, I purchased her soup and crackers and new pyjamas and I watched her lose three stone and develop into frailer by the day. I used to be so terrified as a result of there have been hundreds of experiences of fatalities and I couldn’t lose her. It was in the midst of my college exams however the one factor vital to me was serving to her get higher.
“After weeks indoors, her signs began to get higher and he or she was lastly capable of stroll and eat. To not toot my very own horn however I don’t suppose she would have coped with out me in isolation for that lengthy! To this present day, we nonetheless put on the swine flu pj’s!” – tamsinmason