On the “anniversary effect”

and the stories told by the vaccine rollout, from the perspective of a person with Type 1 diabetes.

Our recycling bin is currently feathered with the torn-up shreds of last week’s New York Times magazine, and the reason is that I’m a freelancer. Since I’m self-employed, I have to buy my own health insurance. My plan’s monthly premium is a staggering $435.70. That still doesn’t cover all of the insulin and…