Being ill and open days

It starts with a cough, the cough turns into a cough and suddenly I'm sick.
There is no other option than to have the corona test done. I can't pretend like nothing is happening. Although I thank myself that it isn't too bad.
But after the test I feel more and more miserable and when I get short of breath at night, I wonder what it will lead to.
The next day I feel so sick that I even lie in bed during the day. I never do that now, but I'm actually almost never really ill.
Secretly I'm worried and I hope I don't get sicker.
In the meantime, I'm waiting at home for the test results. They said it could take up to three days, due to the crowds.
And in those three days things slowly get better, which gives me confidence again. I still take my photos and fill my website as usual. But oh, how much energy this takes. I can't do anything either, but then the days seem to last so much longer. So I drag myself through the day.
Day four comes the redeeming phone call. The test is negative.
Still a bit weak and less fit than usual, I'm taking pictures again this week for pictures on Facebook and Instagram. I add to my website and it gives me energy again.
I still cough a little, but no one on my website notices that.
In the meantime, I have been asked several times whether my Christmas open days will continue this year.
Believe me, I have considered all options, but nothing is enough. These days are really too busy and I can't make a selection. Who should I select and for what? I don't know of an honest way. In any case, I cannot guarantee that one and a half meters in any way. And imagine people getting sick after being here. I don't want to think about it, I wouldn't want it on my conscience.
They are scheduled for November 8 and 9, the Christmas Open Days.
And while half of the Netherlands is staying by the water, I am busy with the preparations and I am sitting here among Christmas trees, Santa Clauses and woolly sheep.
Because they will continue, the Christmas Open Days, but on my website. Then I don't have to make an impossible selection and everyone has equal opportunities.

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