“The only frustrating part is that I can’t be there for my kids right now as they need me,” Cristina wrote on Instagram, next to a photo of her and the couple’s youngest, Carolina at the beach.
“You never know how strong you are, until being strong is your only choice. “
Her 49-year-old husband on CNN revealed that Cristina tested positive for COVID-19 on her prime time broadcast Wednesday, about two weeks after announcing her own diagnosis.
The mother of three said her symptoms started with “sinus-like infection.” She also lost her sense of smell and taste, according to her husband.
Cristina, 50, editor, had posted updates on her husband’s condition and treatment regimen on Instagram while the family was quarantined at home, with Chris living in the basement.
He is still isolated but has “no fever and [is] feel better, ”wrote Cristina.
Now that both parents are suffering, she said that their three children, Bella, Mario and Carolina, have “grown overnight” and take on more responsibility.
“Bella, our 17-year-old daughter, intensified cleaning, washing, cooking for her brothers and sisters and making them locate with google class, and taking care of her mother and father, Mario, her assistant,” she writes. .
As grateful as she was for their help, she wrote, “I can’t wait to wrap my arms around them.”
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You never know how strong you are, until being strong is your only choice. Covid-19 got me. ? A sinus related infection was my first symptom. But the only frustrating part is that I can’t be there for my kids right now as they need me because Chris is so isolated, always feverish and feeling better. Bella, Mario and Carolina grew up overnight – Bella, our 17 year old daughter, intensified cleaning, laundry, cooking for her siblings and have them locate with google class, and caring for her mother and father . Mario, his assistant. So much gratitude for them. I can’t wait to wrap them around them again. ♥ ️ ♥ ️ ♥ ️ I am more committed than ever to this naturopathic path. Support the immune system, don’t suppress it. Sharing anecdotal evidence and sharing recovery methods is important. Why? Communication is all we have right now. Continue to share your stories. This is the only way to free us from fear. Staying strong is the battle.
Cristina said she was still determined to follow a form of alternative medicine called naturopathy as she battled the disease, and asked her followers to share their own “recovery methods”.
“Communication is all we have right now,” she wrote. “Keep sharing your stories. It’s the only way to release fear. Staying strong is the battle. “