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For You, My Lovely Butterfly

For You, My Lovely Butterfly

Dear Thyroid; I was diagnosed with Graves in 2006 and thankfully in remission for several years.  Though, I’ve not been feeling well and have put off labs.  I’m angry because I [Read] | 4 responses.

I have Graves Disease, but it does not have me

I have Graves Disease, but it does not have me

Dear Thyroid, I hear you. This past week has been rough, very rough. You are pointing out each of the way that stress affects my body. I can appreciate that, I don't like it... but at [Read] | 2 responses.

Happy Birthday To Me

Happy Birthday To Me

Dear Thyroid, This upcoming Sunday, March 13th, will be my 22nd birthday--marking almost two years of being diagnosed with Graves Disease. Funny how the average age for onset of [Read] | 7 responses.

My Name Is: New Inductee Into The Jacked Thyroid Club, What’s Yours?

My Name Is: New Inductee Into The Jacked Thyroid Club, What’s Yours?

Thank you dear thyroid for the membership in your elite group. I was just diagnosed with Graves and a hyperactive thyroid. I have spent a month trying to convince myself this is a wrong [Read] | 18 responses.

Dear Me, Shortly After Diagnosis

Dear Me, Shortly After Diagnosis

I was dishing with Joanna regarding an essay I had written a few months after I was diagnosed. As a result, we had a conversation about it and came up with an idea: Let's go back in [Read] | 3 responses.

My Mister Big

My Mister Big

(From here on out, I’m going to call my thyroid Mr. Big because that’s who I picture him as if he was starring in the movie of my life*. Not the 80's hair band, Mr. Big, but Mr. [Read] | 4 responses.

The Holidays Make Me Feel…

The Holidays Make Me Feel…

In today's "Join the Discussion", a literary exercise, let's talk about how the holidays make us feel. With thyroid diseases and thyroid cancers, have the holidays changed for you? If [Read] | 7 responses.

In Memory of my Thyroid

In Memory of my Thyroid

I love butterflies, I know it looks like the shape of our thyroid and that reminds us of what we have and what we are. But consider this, the butterfly is beautiful, more beautiful than [Read] | 4 responses.

Fat Thigh-roid Woes: I Lit Up in Nuclear Medicine Today

Fat Thigh-roid Woes: I Lit Up in Nuclear Medicine Today

Hey DT Peeps!  What follows is a chronological path to RAI. 2008 - late 2009.  I didn’t want to get it done, so I tried every other option possible and nothing worked for me.  [Read] | 17 responses.

Fat Thigh-Roid Woes: Grow up, Goiter!

Fat Thigh-Roid Woes:  Grow up, Goiter!

A few years ago, when my doctor thought I was Hashimoto all the way, I had been on meds for about six months when she called me and told me I needed to come off meds immediately cause I [Read] | 32 responses.

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