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Wednesday February 26th 2020


Dear Thyroid Letters

To The Bane of my Happiness

Dear Thyroid, We haven't been friends for over 13 years.  You and I struggle daily to get along.  We share a stubbornness that has built a brick wall between us.  I work out, eat [Read]

How Many More Generations Do You Want, Thyroid?

Dear Thyroid, I’ve thought about writing this letter a dozen times.   I think of lines where I thank you for making me more conscious of what food I put in my body.  I think of [Read]

Hypothyroidism Has Changed My Life

Dear Kimberly's Thyroid, I hate that you stopped working. I hate that I'll never know what triggered you to become hypo!  Was it stress, my past eating disorder, genetics (Why do my [Read]

Me vs the Cancer Monster

For the past 4 months, it's  been me vs. the cancer monster. And to this point, I have been able to keep the little monster in check. I mean, relatively speaking; of COURSE there are [Read]

I’m Not Crazy, My Thyroid Is… Don’t you See That?!

Dear Thyroid, I have such a love hate relationship with you.  I now know that you have caused me hell for years.  All the years of sucking away my energy, leaving me drained.  All [Read]

How Cute are you, Thyroid, Thinking you Won?!

Dear Thyroid, You’ve waged a war! Where do I begin!  I knew little of you through my early teens but had heard you were used as an excuse for being fat.  I now know you are not [Read]

Just Curious, Doctor, Do you Hear Me?!

Dear Doctor, I just wanted to take this moment to show my appreciation for your absolute lack of priority with my thyroid, or lack there of one. Doctor and nurse alike have been just [Read]

The Art of a Gland

Dear Thyroid, It's me, the 28 year old art teacher/singer whose life you're stealing. I never really knew how badly you were affecting me until I started feeling it in my voice. I [Read]

Dear Thyroid, I Am Begging You!

Dear Thyroid, Please let me heal! Sometimes I hate you. Sometimes I am too tired to hate you. Sometimes we get along just fine. I know you like to run low, and I can cope with [Read]

Yes, I Have Cancer, But I am So Much More Than A Cancer Patient

I wish I would have found this site earlier in my adventures with thyroid cancer. It's been 11 years now and I can't shake this disease. I faithfully take my medicines, watch what I eat [Read]

Dear Thyroid Columns

Introducing the THYROID APP by, Mary Shomon and My Med Lab!

  We love Mary Shomon so much! Together with My Med Lab, they have created a THYROID APP, which is ready for our use. Please check out this awesome post from Mary and find out [Read]

Chronic Snarkopolist: How to Create Safe Space (& Beauty) During Chronic Illness

Hello my loves! I have missed you! Recently I presented at a conference about being a caretaker. While I was there I was also able to listen to panels and take in many ideas that [Read]

Join the Discussion

Sign up Today for a Teleseminar with Mary Shomon

This outstanding workshop and teleseminar begins tomorrow with thyroid patient advocate and bestselling author, Mary Shomon. Sign up today!   Thyroid patient advocate and [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]