We Are At The Beginning Of Change…
Sunday March 11th 2018


Dear Thyroid Letters

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]

Eleventh Entry: Thyroid Literary Contest – Three Words of Encouragement

"Will Fight For Myself" In today's Western medicine I have learned since my RAI treatment of my thyroid, that not only have they destroyed my thyroid, but pretty much destroyed my [Read]

The FDA and Thyroid Medication Can Stick it Where the Sun Don’t Shine

Went in today to pick up my medication and once again another thyroid medication is denied by my medicare insurance Armour. The Pharmacist stated that the medication was no longer [Read]

Spinning out of Control

Dear Thyroid, You have really taken a toll on my life. I had to lose the job that was perfect for me because of you. I'm constantly in pain, have lost my hair and put on a lot of [Read]

Acrostic Poetry for Thyroid Awareness Month

Check Your Neck   Could be that thyroid, causing you jip Hyper or Hypo, up and down dip Energy levels that feel so depleted Crying for no reason, feeling [Read]

It Ain’t She-Hormones

Dear Thyroid, You waited until I was going through “the change” to confuse and hurt me.  It was always my, she-hormones that were to blame.  No, it was never, ever you, since [Read]

The End of the Line


Graves Eye Disease: Thyroid Awareness Month Photo Essay

  When I was diagnosed with Graves Disease and Hyperthyroidism one thing I noticed was that I wasn't taking many photos, not only was I not taking many, I didn't care if I ever [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]