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Rendezvous with Our Butterfly Gland on World Thyroid Day

  • Thyroid cancer: Though the actual cause of thyroid cancer is unknown, it may be caused due to environmental exposures to ionizing radiations (especially after nuclear disasters like Chernobyl and Fukushima disasters), genetic susceptibilities or underlying other thyroid diseases.
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CELEBRITY HEALTH: Hill Harper: “I Woke Up And Couldn’t Swallow Anything…”

Actor Hill Harper had many inspirations for his three New York Times best selling books, Letters to a Young Brother, Letters to a Young Sister, and The Conversation. 120 more words

Family Health

In Mourning

Yes, you read that right. I am in food mourning. Thanks to a new bald spot (thank you, thyroid. I hate you…), I have decided to go back to eating gluten free. 826 more words

I should be a pro at recovery by now!

I wake up in recovery and they’re talking about me. I don’t know if they know I’m awake… I hear that I have a fever and my heart rate is high. 310 more words


Surgery, Round 2!

April 8, I underwent my second surgery. It had a few more complications than my first one.

For starters, I knew what was going to happen by now. 479 more words


My Thyroidectomy Surgery: Why 12 People Got to See my Cooter

The biopsy results answered just one question, the big question. I HAD CANCER. But like with most thyroid cancers, it would take surgery to truly see how big, what type, and how aggressive the cancer was. 1,044 more words

Cancer Humor

Howdy, It's me.

After all the writing about my battle with cancer, I thought maybe a picture of healthiness is worth a thousand words.

Thanks for all the prayers, everyone!