My grandfather's wife, after battling dementia for years, contracted COVID and died last week in a hospital.
My best friend's wife contracted COVID. She's showing minor symptoms, and we're hoping it doesn't get worse than that. Bigger concern for me is their daughter, my two-year-old goddaughter. I asked if my friend and she had been tested, and he said not yet. I don't know what he's waiting for.
My uncle's wife's father passed away just yesterday. Wasn't clear if it was COVID-related or not, but it's too fresh to pry for answers; she's hurting pretty badly.
My brother-in-law was diagnosed with stage 1 prostate cancer.
Lastly, after a routine mammogram, my girlfriend was diagnosed with stage 1A breast cancer. Thankfully, it was found very early; the subsequent MRI determined she only has one spot of concern, and blood work and family history indicate she's not at serious risk for it coming back or genetic mutations that make the tumor abnormally aggressive. So she goes tomorrow for a consultation for a lumpectomy, hopefully as soon as middle of next month.
Oh, and while I was typing this, our cat puked on my slippers.
So yeah, life's been getting it in pretty hard for it's last few weeks.