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In Breast Cancer, Creating Happiness, Domestic Abuse News, Recent Posts by Barbara Jacoby

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

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

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 …

Celebrate International Women’s Day

In Breast Cancer, Recent Posts by Barbara Jacoby

On Tuesday, March 8th, we celebrate International Women’s Day “which celebrates respect, appreciation and the empowerment of women all over the world”.  For me, I have chosen to honor this day by focusing on breast cancer, and in particular, directing all women to the “Susan G. Komen for the Cure” website at komen.org  The reason for this is that my …

Referees Face Ban for Pink Whistles

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

I could not believe my eyes when I read this story about a group of Washington state referees that banned together to donate their high school refereeing game checks to support the Susan G. Komen Foundation for breast cancer research and to use pink whistles during those games. And now they are facing punishment for the use of those pink …

Lisa’s Tribute to Her Mother

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

I first met Lisa Koch-Howell here a few months ago shortly after her mother lost her life to breast cancer.  At that time she wrote to me the following: “Well I was wondering if you could give me some advice. My sister did the 3 day breast cancer walk 2 years ago. She really enjoyed it. Our mama met her …

A Tribute to A Special Doctor

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

Over the last 2 ½ years that I have been writing this blog, I have written special tributes on a few occasions – to my husband, my brother, my dad and to a close neighbor upon his passing.  This week, I once again find myself moved to add another person to that list as I wind down on the follow …

Cancer: Helping Others

In Breast Cancer, Recent Posts by Barbara Jacoby

As I concluded a second Let Life Happen radio broadcast last evening on the subject about “how did you react when someone told you that they had cancer”, I wanted to thank each and every person who posted a comment or shared a story on this subject.  As we all know, that is a really hard subject with which to deal and I …