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Monday September 17th 2018


Dear Thyroid Letters

From Betrayal to Appreciation and Everything in Between

Dear Thyroid, Why did you betray me?  I did everything that you wanted.  I ate healthy, I exercised religiously, and I gave you enough Iodine (which I don't really know if I really [Read]

Thyroid, Get Ready to Rumble

Dear Thyroid.. I am writing to let you become aware of how you have simply ruined my past few months. I genuinely hope you feel ashamed. Why did I spend all this time feeling [Read]

Thyroid, Help A Guy Out, Huh?!

Dear Thyroid, I wonder what plagues you so, and why do you make my life a living hell at times? I hate the way you clog my brain when I want to do a simple task and you make it [Read]

Thyroid, You Really Know how to Ruin a Girl’s Day, or is that Life…?!

Dear Thyroid, It was years ago that I started to feel your debilitating effects. Six years, to be exact. I was in my freshman year of high school, a year that is supposed to be full [Read]

Dear Thyroid, Can we please Get Back Together?

Dear Thyroid, let's get back together?! We've been friends since childhood. We helped each other, listened to each other and we could not imagine that something could change between [Read]

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]

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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