This week I was in the clinic for an ‘emergency’ check-up. My Blood Pressure rapidly headed northwards!
Professor Akinyanju told me as soon as he checked me that it should never be reported that the Enough Ambassador for Africa, NCD, Champion of ‘Exercise is Medicine’ in Nigeria, and a consultant to the Nigerian Heart Foundation, fell to Stroke.
I understood immediately what he meant. It was a wake-up call.
For three days in this past one week ‘sleep’ and I were enemies. The anxiety created by the endless news of the Covid-19 pandemic around the world was taking a toll.
I was frustrated and depressed by the absence of clarity about the ‘killing’ virus as I surfed from one news channel to another.
In Nigeria, the situation is even worse and more frustrating. The only thing that is clear is that we are sitting ducks considering our situation and our reactions to what even the most advanced countries are struggling to understand and stop as they continue…
Source: Complete Sports