Excerpts of my personal experience and journey navigating COVID-19, which includes job transitions, mental health, a parent getting COVID, moving, creativity and the creation of MuzicRX. All in 2020.

On March 3rd I moved back to Austin to start working for South by Southwest (SXSW) and on March 7th, sitting…

Witnessing my father in the hospital for a total of 21 days while not allowed to physically be there with him was one of the most difficult and powerless situations I’ve experienced in my life.

June 21, 2020 (Father’s Day)- My brother took dad to the Emergency Room where dad was confirmed COVID positive.

During this first hospitalization, I vividly remember a time when my dad was there with…

This was written in the middle of March 2020, days before the city of Austin issued stay at home orders on March 23, and shortly after SXSW was canceled, an annual conglomeration of parallel film, interactive media, and music festivals and conferences.

SXSW Office Building
Pictured: The SXSW Building at 14th and Lavaca in Austin, TX. I had just started working as a seasonal employee there until the first international event, SXSW, was canceled. I lost my job along with so many others.

When will this pass?

This weird time.


Times are weird, we can all agree on this. Where we once worked in our neighborhood coffee shops, met friends for workouts, swam at Barton Springs and attended improv shows and concerts to everything being virtual, new romance is scarce. Maybe you’ve connected or reconnected with a past love, or…

Sarah E. Weisfeld

Wellness for people and our planet, rooted in community.

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