We Are At The Beginning Of Change…
Friday October 18th 2019


Dear Thyroid Letters

Gland Warfare at the Intersection, Hypertriglyceridemia Blvd and IWinBitch Lane

Dear Thyroid, I feel fantastic! Oh, and I just got my most recent blood work results back, too. TSH is running low.  Doc thinks you're overmedicated and wants to drop it down [Read]

This Man is Gunning for you, Mr. Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis

Dear Thyroid, It was you, not my age. You think you are so clever. But, I figured you out with a little help. You thought you could trick me by starting up a year after I turned 30 [Read]

Mr. Hashimoto, Don’t you see the Graves to your Right

Dear Thyroid; Hi, I’m Natalie (but you can call me Nat!).  For the first 17 years of my life, I was living in bliss.  You were doing your thing and doing it really well.  I was [Read]

Not many people want to take advice from a fat, exhausted, balding woman

Dear Thyroid, I have much to thank you for…  The things I want to thank you for aren’t usually viewed as good skills to have. However, since it is all I have, I am learning to be [Read]

Lights, Tunnel, Action

Dear Thyroid, In all honesty, I’d never heard of you or knew what you were capable of until I was 19. I'd twisted my neck one day, and my neck became swollen. The doctor checked my [Read]

No More Thyroid Cancer, RIGHT MOM?

Dear Thyroid, Being a Mother is and always will be the best gift that I received from you! My little girl, my little Diva, my pride and joy is scared of you. She has nightmares and [Read]

Starting Over in a Non-Thyroid World

Dear Thyroid, I've been living with you for 17 years now and yet you astonish me at how fast things can change again. I am going on 40 years old and now have a new problem, living [Read]

A Whisper. A Word <i>Cancer</i>

Dear Thyroid: On November 5th 2010 (almost 8months now), I went in for a partial thyroidectomy, and came out with a complete thyroidectomy and with my surgeon's words on my ear "Karla [Read]

35, Male, Diagnosed With Thyroid Cancer A Few Weeks Ago, That’s What My Chart Says

For 35 years I thought you were an excuse people used when they couldn't loose weight. For 35 years I was oblivious to your influence in my life. For 35 years you silently did your [Read]

At 20, In College, And I’m Majoring In Hyperthyroidism?!

Dear Thyroid; I had never taken a biology course, in highschool or university. I was unaware of the havoc you could wreak on a person. When I started feeling tired all the time, I [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]