Learning How to Dance in the Rain

In Breast Cancer, Recent Posts by Barbara Jacoby

Every once in awhile I run across a story that is so wonderful and beautiful that I just have to share it with everyone that I can. Such was the case when I read the blog posted on “Project Fit America”. I have posted the link here, Learning how to dance in the rain, for your easy access. This story …

Compassion

In Breast Cancer, Creating Happiness, Recent Posts by Barbara Jacoby

Compassion is defined by Dictionary.com as “a feeling of deep sympathy and sorrow for another who is stricken by misfortune, accompanied by a strong desire to alleviate the suffering”. That sounds about right to me. In situation like natural disasters, we all feel so very sorry for those affected and we reach into our pockets to make donations to relief …

Thanksgiving Reflections

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Each year for my favorite holiday I reflect on those things for which I am most thankful.  On my list I have always included my thanks for those things that I have such as a warm place to live, food on my table, a good job, other family members and friends, etc.  I also take time to be thankful for …

Why I’ll Enjoy Today for Today

In Breast Cancer, Creating Happiness, Recent Posts by Barbara Jacoby

Today is November 6, 2011.  It is a very special day.  The reason that it is special is because there has never, ever been a November 6, 2011 and there will never, ever be another one again.  As far as I see it, that is pretty special and because I was fortunate enough to wake up this morning, I get …

Today I had #EggsnHashtags

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A Sunday morning brunch at The Blvd Restaurant at the Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel would be the perfect way to start my day on any given Sunday.  However, the sharing of the wonderful food was greatly enhanced by the gathering with some 20 other individuals for the first ever “Los Angeles Social Media Professionals Association” brunch.  The brainchild of this …

Sharing Your Medical History With Your Family

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I recently had a conversation with my sister about a medical situation that I had with one of my parathyroid glands (never heard of them before) and subsequently with my thyroid gland.  We discussed the symptoms created by the problem and she decided to discuss it with her own doctor.  As a result, when she had her blood work done …