So, there are different ways of thinking about the sadness that accompanies aphasia, in the beginning, the middle, or the right-now.
Here’s one, with apologies to the ever-wonderful Tony Bennett
And here’s the other, from Sholem Aleichem, with no apologies, but an explanation:
A Jew always laughs with a tear in his eye, what is called in Yiddish “men lakht mit yashtsherkes.” And even when there is deep grief, a smile should never be far away. © 2009 Moment Magazine
And which one, do you think, is you?