Covid-19 / Varsity Response

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  1. cac4life

    cac4life They call me Susie

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    I do go to therapy 3 times a week

     
  2. Keep_Believing

    Keep_Believing Moderator

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    That's good. You should be proud of yourself for putting in the work, time, and energy to take care of yourself.
     
  3. cac4life

    cac4life They call me Susie

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    Thank you!
     
  4. 123jump4!

    123jump4! I have my own cheer message board

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    I guess I’m a little bewildered that you think that the vaccine won’t work when it has been shown to be 95% effective (way better than flu vaccine). Where do you get your “opinions” from? Your parents? You should consider googling stuff and reading many different sources of information. Then maybe you’d feel a little more hopeful about this year being better than last!
     
  5. cac4life

    cac4life They call me Susie

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    Im not holding onto false hope. You have no clue what this will do to your body in the long run. also they said u have to keep wearing your mask and distancing so what's the freaking point.
    WHY WOULD YOU MARKET A VACCINE THAT'S 95% EFFECTIVE FOR A VIRUS THAT HAS A 99% SURVIVAL RATE!
    IM OVER THIS WORLD!
     
  6. luv2cheer92

    luv2cheer92 Moderator Staff Member Bracket Winner Video Curator

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    I'm sorry you feel that way. As I mentioned before, I highly, highly suggest looking into doing some research to help understand some things better. I'm incredibly curious where you get your info from.
    Comparing this to the flu just shows a lack of understanding. The previous post shows it even more.
    Do you know the long term effects of Covid and if those might be better than the vaccine? We know many of the short term effects, and those are awful enough. Most of which in people who survive, which wouldn't factor into the death rate. Using the death/survival rate as a sole indication for much is not a good way to look at things.
    There is absolutley nothing wrong with having and sharing opinions, but having a better foundation for those opinions always helps! There is a ton that we don't know, but using the knowledge we do have can be helpful.
    Also having a better understanding may help your mental state. I'm mentally (and physically) exhausted, too, absolutely overwhelmed at work and dealing with/seeing things I never imagined I'd see, but talking it out always helps, so I'm glad to hear you're talking to someone. Please know that I really and truly am trying to help you. If you need someone else to talk to, I'm all ears.
     
  7. catlady

    catlady Slow your roll, Sparkle.

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    You're ignoring a pretty long list in the history books. Tuskegee? Eugenics? Radioactive Iodine in Pregnant Women and Newborns? The wealthy, powerful, and unleashed in this world have a history that shouldn't be ignored.

    I will be taking the vaccine because I believe the science and the order makes sense to me based on treatment and deaths, but I most certainly considered history and thought of who and possibly why certain groups were at the top of the list.
     
  8. Keep_Believing

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    @cac4life You might be happier focusing and participating in other threads on the board. What are things that make you happy and bring you joy? The uniform thread is fun. I may make a thread for The Majors. That will be coming up soon.

    * Just realized there is already a Majors 2021 thread.
     
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  10. CLynn

    CLynn Best Flyer.. on a parent team

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    That change seems reasonable, really it is the least of my problems with the age grid. And when did the age cut-off start at 6/1? I missed that. Thought it was 8/1 but when they went to birth year month was dropped entirely? or just not for sr teams?
     
  11. Jenniferg482

    Jenniferg482 I shimmy daily

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    agree- this was needed for this year. We haven’t fielded a full team practice in awhile. We have girls out constantly for exposure. And fill ins- but there are only a few age appropriate girls who can or want to fill in. It’s tough- I feel for the coaches.

    and currently my main issue with the age grid is the Jr team age - 6 up to 15. That is a ridiculous spread. I don’t want my 1st grader on a team with high schoolers. IMO the grid should be youth - grade school, jr should be middle school age, Sr should be high school.

    All with a small overlap so the highly talented can move up. But I think that is too reasonable- lol!


     
  12. cheerbowgirl101

    cheerbowgirl101 They call me Susie

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    LOL, the junior age grid is something else...I guess it works for small gyms, who can only field 3 or so teams.
     
  13. XtremeWpg

    XtremeWpg I have my own cheer message board

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    I'm up in Canada and it's so bewildering to me that live events are even a thing anywhere right now.

    Where I am, our gym has been closed since November 1. We don't know when/if we can open. Next update on restrictions is on January 22 so, fingers crossed. All recreational activities have been closed, so all these kids have almost no outlets anymore. And the fines for opening or doing things against the health orders are hefty.

    We cannot:
    - Eat in a restaurant (take out only)
    - Have any hair or aesthetics appointments
    - Cannot buy clothing, toys, books, games and wildly long list of other items because they're "non-essential"
    - No one can gather indoors whatsoever, outdoors it can be your household plus 5 if you're wearing a mask and distanced
    - All elective medical procedures are stopped, there's no room. Therapy etc must be virtual
    - Too many other things to consider because it's crazy

    In Ontario they're strict stay-at-home orders. Quebec has a curfew. All this to say, we don't have near the pressure, strain or caseload of what's happening in some states, and we're just all holed up and waiting. Our vaccine roll out is, at best, moving at a glacial pace.

    It has been hard; not being able to go anywhere or do anything unless it's out doors. Now imagine your average daily temperature is around 5F.

    We'll be lucky if we see a competitive season in this country. And even more lucky if gyms make it out alive.
    I'm so wildly envious of any gym able to be open and practice and train. It seems so impossible where I am.
     
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  14. WhatAmIDoingHere

    WhatAmIDoingHere They call me Susie

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    So I have some concerns about Cheersport now with the changes that Spirit of Hope has taken.

    Is there anyone that has booked for Cheersport? And if so, did you guys see weird cancellation policies?
     
  15. KPep

    KPep Slow your roll, Sparkle.

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    Last time I worked in the cheer world was almost a year ago. I feel like I am on another planet when I read about new unis, block schedule for NCA, and... Worlds? Is that still a thing? I mean I will be vaccinated by then because of work but there is no way everyone in the industry in Canada will be before season ends. Man these are some wild times.