The Diary of a Happy Mom: 40 and Beyond

The trials and tribulations of an adventurous modern mom

Category Archives: Illness

Summer At Last

After a long, treacherous winter finally summer has arrived. The sun is shining gloriously in the brilliant blue sky while a gentle fragrant breeze of flowering trees softens over my … Continue reading

May 29, 2014 · 4 Comments

The Clouds have Lifted

“I don’t think of all the misery, but of the beauty that still remains”.  – Anne Frank The last six months have taught me many things. Painful lessons I didn’t … Continue reading

February 13, 2014 · 36 Comments

Living in the moment

“Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment”. –Buddha  What I have come to love so much about yoga … Continue reading

January 14, 2014 · 4 Comments

A brand new year

We must always change, renew, rejuvenate ourselves, otherwise we harden. -Johann Wolfgang von Goethe I know I’ve neglected this blog over the last two months. The reason being is simply that it … Continue reading

January 7, 2014 · 4 Comments

Tomorrow

Tomorrow I leave for Arizona. It will be my first time seeing my parents since my last visit at the end of August when my dad first found out he … Continue reading

November 25, 2013 · 5 Comments

The Art, Love and Practice of Yoga

For years, I have wanted to try yoga. As someone who has suffered for most my life from chronic neck pain combined with a Type-A, high energy personality, yoga sounded … Continue reading

November 21, 2013 · 5 Comments

The Port

Today my dad got his port installed. It is the first step into starting the long, arduous process of chemotherapy to kill the cancer that is growing in his body. … Continue reading

November 18, 2013 · 6 Comments