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Wednesday December 12th 2018


Dear Thyroid Letters

Anything Grey, But 50 Shades

  I learned about grey a long time ago and how much better it is to see life through a grey lens than a black and white one, which was and is too myopic. Speaking for myself, [Read]

Hi There, Thyroid, Let’s Be Friends

Dear thyroid, You're a little lazy, I have to say. Apathetic? Sure. Feel useless? Yep. You & I aren't so different from each other, thyroid. Maybe we could get along. The [Read]

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]

Dear Thyroid, What – IS – WRONG – WITH – YOU?!

Dear Thyroid, Why can't I find any Standardize Healthcare to abolish you?! Why do I have to advocate my care, yet am expected to pay a Dr? Why do Docs act like they understand, when [Read]

Thyroid, Meet Me Halfway, Please

Dear Thyroid, I remember the first time we met. I was a budding undergraduate, passionate about art history, determined to be the first in my family to graduate from college. [Read]

College Was Supposed to be the Happiest Time of my Life

Dear Thyroid, First of all, I'd like to express how deeply I hate you. Even though you're no longer with me, I still hate you with a fiery, burning passion that only Hell can [Read]

I Wish I Knew What My Thyroidectomy Will Bring…

Dear Thyroid, Well it is only two more days until we part ways. I'm not really sure what to think. They say my levels are normal, but I sure as hell don't feel normal. I had some [Read]

Dear Doctor, If I Could Change My Thyroid Cancer Story…

Dear Doctor, Did you know that 25% of women will develop a thyroid condition during their lifetime? Look out into your waiting room…that means you will see at least 3 of those [Read]

A Thyroid Story

What if you could rewrite your story? How would you tell it? How would you do it over? What changes would you make? What have you learned? What was taken from you that [Read]

I Need a Thyroid Hostage Negotiator ASAP, Please

Dear Thyroid, Kindly stop holding on to me. I know our relationship has been rocky-from the very start, and that pesky Hashimoto's came between us causing trouble, but I believe that [Read]

Dear Thyroid Columns

Thyroid Disease Documentary: SICK TO DEATH!

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]

Los Angeles, CA Newly Diagnosed or Treated Thyroid Cancer Patients, Please Participate

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

March 9, 2014 Dear Thyroid Bracelets Update

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]

Announcing the Winner of the I Heart Guts Win A Plushie Thyroid Contest

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

New York City Dear Thyroid Meet Up – Who is in?

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

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]


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