Are You There, Thyroid? It’s Me, Heather
I am undecided as to whether I miss you or not. Sometimes I think that I would have just rather waited to obliterate you. I felt JUST FINE when you where around, so what was the big deal?! It was a sooner or later option and I chose sooner because I thought that I could be done with you quicker.
June 10 I had my gallbladder removed. Five days later you were completely gone too, along with your large goiter and multiple nodules.
Just take a pill every morning for the REST OF YOUR LIFE is what ‘they’ told me. I have experienced a myriad of physical issues since you checked out. However, I have this awful feeling that something else is seriously affecting my health. I am currently in the process of finding out just what that ‘something else’ is.
According to my endo, he doesn’t think it’s YOU anymore, you selfish, butterfly shaped organ thingy!!!
Perhaps an adrenal gland dysfunction or maybe yet…a pituitary tumor!!
PCOS, really – I think not.
Someone finally agrees that my feeling ‘slammed’ and ‘mentally challenged’ may be due to something other than my thyroid ‘issues’.
So, back to deciding on whether I miss you….yes & no.
Maybe you presented yourself before whatever else is going on within my body so that there would be time to catch/treat the OTHER masked invader. For that I guess I should say thank you and goodbye. And yet still- I miss you because before your absence, life was as normal as it had been in quite some time.
Thyroidless In The Bayou State
(Bio) Heather Johnson. DOB 11-21-76. Wife and mother of 3. Oldest (11 yr old) is a cancer survivor and 2 yr old twins thanks to IVF :). Life got really heavy, really fast in 2003. There has been some reprieve….and then my thyroid threw a monkey wrench into my life 🙁
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