I have been asked, “are you happy?”.  
Life is different now. I no longer go to work and have those moments of confidence about my performance . The joy of children and colleagues are not available. Only in memory…
Change is – well change.
My present roles: partner, care-giver, cook, domestic worker, memory…
Laughing doesn’t come as easy…but that can change!  
Joy cannot be taken from me just because my purpose is different.  

It is up to me to strive for the inner peace.

And then-

Yes, I am happy.