I'm counting down the days until I am fully vaccinated and compiling this hopeful 'To Do' list that seemed more like pipe dreams just a short time ago.

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As a full fledged germophobe, the last 14 months have been loaded with paranoid thoughts that infected droplets were waiting for me around every corner.

My mind has been consumed by different variables of proper air ventilation within the window of time of 15 minutes no matter where I have gone.

The finish line of early May now shines brighter than the sun itself!

It is still possible to get infected by COVID-19 after being fully vaccinated, but the studies done on those who have contracted it have shown very little to moderate symptoms.

The next target date on the calendar that I'm really interested to see is late July.

Last year at this time, the number of active cases really bottomed out to just a couple hundred. And I'm hoping that when this happens again, the surge will not ever look anything like the size and volume that we've become accustomed to.

The number of fully vaccinated Granite Staters as well as people with COVID-19 anitbodies are bound to finally create the elusive 'herd immunity' that we've all wished for, for what seems like years.

I know one thing for sure

Whether I'm climbing a small hill without 'No-Mask Guilt' or swilling down cocktails in my suit on the banks of the mighty Piscataqua, I will never take any of these things for granted for a long, long time.

LOOK: Answers to 30 common COVID-19 vaccine questions

While much is still unknown about the coronavirus and the future, what is known is that the currently available vaccines have gone through all three trial phases and are safe and effective. It will be necessary for as many Americans as possible to be vaccinated in order to finally return to some level of pre-pandemic normalcy, and hopefully these 30 answers provided here will help readers get vaccinated as soon they are able.

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