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LID Round 3, Day 17

My whole body scan was this morning. I arrived at the Nuclear Medicine Department at 8:30 am. The first scan was of my neck.  It took about 20 minutes. 194 more words

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Here we "glow" again

First, I have to say a HUGE thank you to so many of you who shared encouraging words, sent some awesome books, cards, and care packages – did I sound defeated in my last post? 959 more words

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LID Round 3, Day 16

I am so tired today. I didn’t have to go to the hospital, though. I ran a couple of errands and went to the grocery store in the morning. 136 more words

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How do you find out you have cancer (and how I discovered mine)

We’ve all done it. We’ve felt unwell, then we’ve tried to structure all the symptoms we were feeling. When you put it on Google, results were: cancer. 1,310 more words


Surgery & so on

On November 22nd, 2o16, I was up bright and early to get to the hospital by 5:30 am. My surgery was scheduled for 7:30 am. I didn’t sleep much the night before. 873 more words


Cinnamon Rolls (LID)

I won’t lie, I am sick of being on this low iodine diet. It is easier, in a way, this time, but that doesn’t change the fact it is a soul-crusher. 352 more words

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Heavy heart hypo

I feel as though today is frustrating. It has not been a fun couple of days being hypothyroid. Not that it’s ever particularly fun, but it’s been extra hard these last few days. 1,425 more words