Around F.C.

Faces of Falls Church: March 26, 2015 – April 1, 2015


(Photo: Larry Golfer)
(Photo: Larry Golfer)

“I’m a caregiver for my husband, who has cancer, and a writer. When my husband’s cancer spread to his brain last year, I stopped writing and focused completely on him. Amazingly, he’s doing reasonably well. I’ve discovered I’m pretty good in a crisis but seem to have a meltdown after each one. I am on the umpteenth rewrite of my first novel. The amount of time I can devote to the writing is in inverse proportion to how well my husband is doing. If another crisis happens, I won’t hesitate to drop the writing. He’s more important. His cancer has given me the ultimate excuse for procrastinating. But my goal now is to try to keep more balance even when I’m in crisis mode. We’ll see…”