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Sunday January 20th 2019


Dear Thyroid Letters

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]

Thyroid, Don’t You Take My Man Away From Me

Dear Thyroid, Please, I beg you...PLEASE don't screw this up again! I've met an angel, and you've been behaving, but what if you act up?? This man is a dream, and you could ruin [Read]

Maybe Old Burn-Out or Old Pain in the Arse, Or

Dear Thyroid A very good morning to you Thyroid – I feel I should give you a name. Plain old Thyroid does not do you nearly enough justice. But what should it be? Tarquin, Timothy, [Read]

The Best Thing I Never Had

Listening to Beyonce belt these lyrics out in this song would make one typically think of a relationship gone wrong. However this song reminds me of a gland most people do not think [Read]

Irritable Man Syndrome via Thyroid, Thanks!

Dear Thyroid, I really feel like crap.  I can't fall asleep at night.  Any little noise wakes me up.  But then I can't wake up in the morning.  I feel hungry and nauseated at the [Read]

Dear Thyroid, My Official Break-Up Letter

Dear Thyroid, Was it something I said?  Something I did? Did we just grow apart? If you only knew how you used make me feel.  I’ve been good to you.  I’ve stayed fit and [Read]

Relationship that went SOUR!!!!

Dear Thyroid, You know, I seriously thought I was done with your ass! I turn around and here we go again. I gave birth to my son and it seems like things are getting worse not better. [Read]

The Intersection of Disease and Good Health, And Rebirth

  I have reached in intersection, a crossroads? I think it's an intersection, really. It's that moment when the worst aspects of my disease are behind me and good health and [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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