I do not think it possible to "live a happy life" once one loses a child or children. I think one can feel happy, however it is always veiled in the sorrow of burying your child. Glimpses of happiness are the best I get.~~Bethany's Mom, Suzanne V.
"Though my soul may set in darkness, it will rise in perfect light; I have loved the stars too fondly to be fearful of the night." A little doodle by Charlie-Bowater for one the most beautiful lines from any poem, The Old Astronomer by Sarah Williams.
Just because you aren't given the credit and haven't been recognised for your work doesn't mean you have to give up or stop. You don't always need credit, other people do not always have to know what you are capable of doing as long as you do.