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Christine Chrisman

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Where I am, not where I think I should be

Where I am, not where I think I should be

Posted on Mar 26, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

I just made the appointment for a CT/PET scan.  It’s been almost a year. mid May 2014 is when I finished radiation, mid February was when I stopped chemotherapy. This week was a bit of an upset in small ways.  I had realized that three times now I’ve started working out. Which is amazing. I feel good enough to work out!  But every time...

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Champagne and Bats

Champagne and Bats

Posted on Jul 23, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

I was standing on the deck overlooking the pond in Manton California. My shoulder was gently touching my husband’s; it was getting towards twilight, that magnificent time of day when everything is touched by the soft light of the goodbye sun.   The water was glass, flat and endlessly reflecting the sky. Small fluffy clouds paraded by slowly.  I...

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Anxiety is no joke

Anxiety is no joke

Posted on Nov 11, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

Last Saturday I came out of the chemo fog. I thought yeahaaaa! That gives me 10 days of “normal”. 1o days to feel good, to enjoy the kids, and a very very dear friend who’s coming in town this weekend. But then Monday I woke up with a cold. That’d be just a small thing, but in the cancer world….

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Buoyant

Buoyant

Posted on Oct 11, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

with the constant presence of my husband and my friends who cooked and drove kids around and kept me company I was able to devote all of my attention to my well being. I am indeed blessed. As you can see one big benefit to having a life experience like this is that I get to connect with the people I love

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