Swab Appointment, Phuket Central Floresta

Kelsey Breseman
2 min readJan 7, 2022


All the blood in my body tingles, slow-spreading electric shock. I, an idiot, failed to bring my passport to the long-scheduled second PCR-RT test that is a condition of my Thailand visa.

I had this wave of stupid shock under an hour ago, the last time I was standing at this table. She asked for my passport, I realized I hadn’t brought it — electric shards…