Thanksgiving Reflections

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

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 …

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 …

The Influence of TV on My Life

In Creating Happiness, Recent Posts by Barbara Jacoby

I learned a very interesting fact about myself this week and that is the importance that television has on my life.  I have a TV on all of the time, even at work (thank you for a job that allows for that) and have certain programs that I faithfully watch.  Of course, there are lots of them that I view …

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 …

Happy Anniversary to Me

In Creating Happiness, Recent Posts by Barbara Jacoby

Next Friday, January 22nd, will mark the 2nd anniversary of my writing this weekly blog.  Now while to many this may not seem to be any big accomplishment, it truly is a major milestone for me.  The main reason for that is that I came to this task kicking and screaming, in my own way.  I really didn’t think that …

A Wonderful Brother Remembered

In Creating Happiness by Barbara Jacoby

In last week’s blog, I wrote about my brother’s having surgery this past Tuesday. We expected that things would go along perfectly as they have every time in the past with his many surgeries over the years as a result of renal cancer and the pain resulting from damage done in his back in removing various tumors.But two hours into …