The Diary of a Happy Mom: 40 and Beyond

The trials and tribulations of an adventurous modern mom

Tag Archives: hope

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

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

Today I promise to accept what I cannot change

Today I promise to accept what I cannot change.  Today is an extremely hard day. The reality of my dad’s cancer has set in and I am numb. I hurt … Continue reading

November 10, 2013 · 4 Comments

I will never, ever give up faith and hope

I started the practice of yoga this week and am realizing how much I need this right now in my life to balance my body, heart and soul. Today I’m … Continue reading

November 9, 2013 · 2 Comments

Giving yourself the freedom to just be

“Confront the dark parts of yourself, and work to banish them with illumination or forgiveness. Your wiliness to wrestle with your demons will cause your angels to sing”. – August … Continue reading

November 7, 2013 · Leave a comment