P!nk Says She and her son Were 'Really, Really Sick' After Testing Positive

April 6, 2020

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The more we read, the more we know that each person's experience with the novel coronavirus is so different.

Pink revealed over the weekend that she and her son, Jameson, were diagnosed a few weeks ago and things have not been easy for them. Here's what she shared on an Instagram Live chat:

“My 3-year-old, Jameson, has had the worst of it. I’ve had many nights where I’ve cried and I’ve never prayed more in my life. At one point I heard myself saying, ‘I thought they promised us our kids would be OK. And it’s not guaranteed. There’s no one that is safe from this.” Her 3 year old son had many symptoms including “a fever for three weeks and diarrhea and then constipation and then throwing up and pale and listless and lethargic and all the things that scare the bejeezus out of you as a mama. He still, three weeks later, has a 100 temperature. It’s been a roller coaster. It’s been a different roller coaster for both of us.”  Pink, who has asthma, says she was, “on nebulizers for the first time in 30 years. It got really, really scary, I’m not gonna lie,” she said. "Just when you think you’re better, something else happens. It’s been three weeks for me, four weeks for him.”

Thankfully they both made it through the illness and both tested negative for the virus last week. She has also donated $1 million to relief funds.

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Two weeks ago my three-year old son, Jameson, and I are were showing symptoms of COVID-19. Fortunately, our primary care physician had access to tests and I tested positive. My family was already sheltering at home and we continued to do so for the last two weeks following the instruction of our doctor. Just a few days ago we were re-tested and are now thankfully negative. It is an absolute travesty and failure of our government to not make testing more widely accessible. This illness is serious and real. People need to know that the illness affects the young and old, healthy and unhealthy, rich and poor, and we must make testing free and more widely accessible to protect our children, our families, our friends and our communities. In an effort to support the healthcare professionals who are battling on the frontlines every day, I am donating $500,000 to the Temple University Hospital Emergency Fund in Philadelphia in honor of my mother, Judy Moore, who worked there for 18 years in the Cardiomyopathy and Heart Transplant Center. Additionally, I am donating $500,000 to the City of Los Angeles Mayor’s Emergency COVID-19 Crisis Fund. THANK YOU to all of our healthcare professionals and everyone in the world who are working so hard to protect our loved ones. You are our heroes! These next two weeks are crucial: please stay home. Please. Stay. Home.❤️

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