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Recovery: Day 5 & 6

Getting better every day!

Today, day six, is the best I’ve felt yet. The light-headedness and tension headaches I was experiencing are virtually gone. The muscles in my neck have loosened up quite nicely. 35 more words


Thyroid Cancer - Three Years Later

Three years ago today, I was having my thyroidectomy. Two years ago, I was having my first scans. One year ago today, I was pregnant. On all three occasions, I was frantically worried about my health and my future. 284 more words

Thyroid Cancer

Day 365

Hey everyone!

Saturday was my one year anniversary of my diagnosis. Can you believe that? One whole year since I received the phone call that motivated me to change my life. 373 more words

A bump in the road

(Literally and figuratively…)

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Two days before I left for Zambia on a mission trip with my family, I noticed a bump in my neck under my skin. 1,040 more words


My life is not my illness.

I made the mistake of joining too many thyroidless groups on Facebook. Let me be the one to warn you, most of the groups can be frightening when you are new to the whole routine. 219 more words


Recovery: Day 2

I didn’t need the pain meds today!! It still hurts to swallow, but it’s much more tolerable. The stiffness in my neck has been the most troubling to me today. 151 more words


3 things.

A year ago, I was nearing a bout of hypothyroidism as my first blood test after treatment drew closer. Two years ago, I had a tumour growing off my thyroid gland. 67 more words