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A Tribute to Brooke Milander

A Tribute to Brooke Milander

I’m not really sure where to begin. How can I even attempt to sum up the awesomeness of Brooke Milander in one article? Yet here I am writing, so those of you who didn’t know Brooke [Read] | 12 responses.

Life Redefined: New Thoughts

Life Redefined: New Thoughts

It finally happened. I don’t really know how or when, just that it did. People used to tell me that a day would come when I wouldn’t dwell on cancer. I didn’t believe them. How [Read] | 4 responses.

Life Redefined: Worthy of Love

Life Redefined: Worthy of Love

This past August I had an ablation dose of RAI to try and destroy the remaining thyroid tissue in my thyroid bed. This was my third ablation, so I knew what to expect. Low iodine diet, [Read] | 12 responses.

Life Redefined: The Cause of Cancer

Life Redefined: The Cause of Cancer

How many times have you wondered what caused your cancer? How many hours have you spent wracking your brain, trying to figure out what you did wrong that caused cancer to grow in your [Read] | 2 responses.

Life Redefined: Looking Back at Grieving Forward

Life Redefined: Looking Back at Grieving Forward

A few months ago I wrote about grieving forward (you can read it here)--grieving over who we used to be pre-sickness while still moving forward with life. I feel the need to press into [Read] | 18 responses.

Life Redefined: Conflicted

Life Redefined: Conflicted

A couple weeks ago I went to my offline cancer support group. This group meets once a month and is a treasure to me. I love the people in this group and I love the encouragement and [Read] | no responses.

Life Redefined: Sharing September

Life Redefined: Sharing September

September is thyroid cancer awareness month. This really is not new information for this community because we live and breathe “thyroid.” But did you know that it’s also prostate [Read] | 3 responses.

Young Adults Speak Out: Joanna

Young Adults Speak Out: Joanna

It’s officially Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month. People like to raise awareness in different ways. My preferred method is simply by telling my story. I was 24 years old. Life was [Read] | no responses.

Life Redefined: Scanxiety

Life Redefined: Scanxiety

This past month has been a month full of health stuff. I-131, scans, blood draws, ablation, more blood draws, more scans. Lather, rinse, repeat. I knew it was getting to be that time of [Read] | 3 responses.

Life Redefined: The Low Iodine Diet

Life Redefined: The Low Iodine Diet

  Yesterday was the first day of my annual low-iodine diet as I prepare for a whole body scan. I hate this diet. To be honest, the diet itself is not bad. The food is all [Read] | 5 responses.

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