Dear Thyroid Letters
Hi thyroid yes it’s me.
The unhappy one who thought that cold and swollen legs and feet were the only symptoms I would have to deal with. Yes that is what I thought until I was put on [Read]
Dear Thyroid and your partner Graves Disease
We first met 14 years ago, when I was a young lad at age 8. I did not know we shared the same body until age 9. Back then, I still had no [Read]
I am writing to apply for the position of ‘Healthy Individual’ as seen advertised in Life. I am available to begin this role at the earliest opportunity.
This is my second time starting this message; you know, I've told this story millions of times, but generally I focus on all the things I thought you stole from me, but [Read]
Yesterday I was sad. I sunk into depression and saw darkness.
Yesterday I gained weight. I had no energy to put effort into exercising and eating [Read]
It’s not your fault, dude....
I was pretty sure we were invincible. I’ve ran you guys pretty hard all my life. Basketball, tennis, running, daily yoga [Read]
I can't remember the last time you were nice to me. But what I do remember is 3 years ago when you first started to betray me. I was only a junior in college when you [Read]
Lolly is one of our most prolific song writers. Nobody spins a thytune like Lolly. Moreover, Lolly tells it like it is. She'll always be straight with you - WE LOVE THAT ABOUT HER and so [Read]
It's very frustrating dealing with the roller coaster ride you put me on. It's frustrating that I had symptoms for 3 years, but no one noticed except for me, even though [Read]
A Week in the life of a Thyroid Patient from Katie Schwartz on Vimeo.
What is your week of a thyroid patient's life look like? We hope that you will share it with us. Submit via [Read]
Dear Thyroid Columns
Dear Thyroid Community,
A documentary is being made about Thyroid Disease! Directed by Maggie Hadleigh-West, Sick to Death! seeks to break the silence around the suffering that [Read]
Dear Thyroid Community-
A truly wonderful opportunity has come to pass. The shoot date is this Saturday 8/9, so I know it's short notice. However, the show "THE DAILY HELPLINE" is [Read]
Join the Discussion
First, a HUGE THANK YOU to everyone's patience, support and, well, patience, patience, patience, patience. I could not be more grateful to you for that. I know this has been a [Read]
Congratulations to SAM for winning the I Heart Guts plushie thyroid! Everyone submitted such beautiful, gut-wrenching, funny and clever acrostic poems. Please keep those cards and [Read]
Meet-ups & Guest Bloggers
My name is Catrina. I was diagnosed with Graves Disease and nodules near the thyroid August of 2011. At the age of 24 I was just like any other 20 something year old...I love to shop, [Read]
Super Sunday's are here!! The goal is to make every third Sunday of the month a Meet Up day!! This way if you can't make it one month, you know another Meet Up is just around the corner! [Read]