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Friday October 18th 2019


Dear Thyroid Letters

Rinse Repeat, Sound Familiar?

Dear thyroid, I get up at 7:00 am and wish I could call in sick to work. Do a quick calculation in my mind and realize I can’t afford to take the time as I don’t have many [Read]

Wait, You’re Kicking My Ass? Huh? Say It Isn’t So

Eat enchiladas! Thyroid, you have weird cravings. Must eat tamales!   I am fog machine Here to cloud your mind and soul It is my duty   They started [Read]

This Girl Isn’t Going to the Grave

Dear Kelsey's Thyroid, I'm sick and tired of you controlling my life. Let me live one day without wanting to sleep every minute I'm awake. One day. I would be so grateful. But no, you [Read]

Sorry doesn’t live here anymore

Dear Thyroid, There I was, thinking about the next thing in my life I would have to “Kindly” drop from my schedule, because of you.  How many is it now?  I’ve lost count.  [Read]

When I Dream, I’m Healthy, When I’m Awake, I’m Not

Dear Thyroid, Last night I had the most amazing dream.  It felt so real – the sensations in it were tangible – I would have sworn it was reality. I dreamt I was fit and [Read]

Dear Thyroid Depression, You Suck and I Hate You

Dear Thyroid, Today a college friend posted on Facebook about being on antidepressants.  I never knew that she had a malfunctioning brain that gave her bad moods, so I sent her a [Read]

From Hate to Love, An Imperfect ThyMarriage

Dear Thyroid, We only have a few short hours left together. It’s strange, I have cursed you for the last 18 months of my life, and today I feel I need to thank you. Thank you, [Read]

Da-Na-Na-Na-Na-Na, Bat Thyroid

Dear Thyroid, So busted! In 2009, I had an MRI of my cervical spine to investigate a mild case of a wonderful little autoimmune disease called ankylosing spondylitis.  Turns out, [Read]

Thy-story – An Open Letter To My OB/GYN

Dr. "Jerkface", You may not remember me, since we only spoke in your office for ten or fifteen minutes a few months ago, but my name is Kelly Sangree. I came to the "Lady Parts" [Read]

Only the Glandely (thytune) by  Lolly Orbitol

Dum dum dum, dummy  I feel Ooh yay, yay,  what's the deal Oh oh oh, oh oh ah Only the Glandely, only the Glandely Only the Glandely (Dum dum dum, dummy doo why) Knows the [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]