Hot water for coffee.
The news came in when I reached for my phone to see the 15 minute timer I set to check my COVID rapid test.
Phone tells me I have 3 minutes left to wait for one result and 0 minutes to wait for another. You know it already but I’ll write it down anyway, the way I’ll also take a photo of the completed COVID test. One I’ll send to my bosses, one I’ll send out into the internet, the ether, to history, to future children, little girls wondering why they feel so worthless. Both for the same reason, proof: