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Tuesday October 16th 2018


Dear Thyroid Letters

Thyroid, You are Sucking the Life out of Me and I Don’t Know How Much More I Can Take

Dear Thyroid, I miss you. I don’t blame you for this hell I am in, I blame the mean ‘ol immune system that attacked you! I know you fought back and tried to defend me, I know [Read]

Thyroid, Guess What, I’m Winning, Not You

Dear Thyroid, Well hello - I had no idea you and I were going to become so close... To be honest, you were a bit of a relief - I couldn't understand why I had been feeling so [Read]

Hashimoto’s, I Win!

Dear Thyroid, This past holiday has marked one year since my diagnosis of Hashimoto's/ Hypo.  I live a happy life despite you; I push to pretend that you don't even exist! [Read]

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]

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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