The Diary of a Happy Mom: 40 and Beyond

The trials and tribulations of an adventurous modern mom

Tag Archives: cancer

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

Back

“Being in control of your life and having realistic expectations about your day-to-day challenges are the keys to stress management, which is perhaps the most important ingredient to living a … Continue reading

December 9, 2013 · 2 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

Fatigue

I am so tired that I am mustering up whatever energy I have left to write tonight. Had I not committed to NaBloPoMo (National Blog Posting Month) I would be … Continue reading

November 15, 2013 · 10 Comments

The Tide will come in

Last night I was perusing through the latest copy of Origin Magazine, which I adore, and found an interview with the American popstar Jewel. I have always loved Jewel’s powerful … Continue reading

November 14, 2013 · 5 Comments