The Illness of the Bended Walker

On May 12, I contracted¬†Chikungunya Fever, a mosquito-born virus that has recently been declared an epidemic in the Caribbean. Symptoms included fever, rash, intense itching, cold sweats, headache, nausea, insomnia, injected sclera, and, worst of all, a level of whole-body joint paint that I never knew existed. Every joint felt like it was sprained. In … Continue reading