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Post Thyroidectomy: Depression Marches On

The first couple of weeks after my total thyroidectomy we thought maybe the depression was lifting, but my body soon realized there was no longer a thyroid and my hypothyroidism symptoms started to kick in including depression, but this time it was different. 568 more words

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My Depression: Before Thyroid Cancer Diagnosis

My depression actually set in about nine months before the lump was found on my thyroid. This was my "pre-thyroidectomy depression." It was different than the depression I currently live with. 266 more words

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The Foggy Life: Living with no Thyroid

One of the many symptoms of hypothyroidism feeling foggy, also know as having brain fog. I recall meeting up with some friends within 6 months of my thyroid removal and attempting to keep up with the conversation.

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What the F**K is a thyroid?

I was sitting in the doctor's office just having completed the "fun" part of my yearly exam when my doctor feels my neck. He then asks me to swallow at which point I realize I can't. 514 more words

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"Never be ashamed of your scar. It simply means you were stronger then whatever tried to hurt you!"

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