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Small Dreams for a Fat Girl

I usually have pretty vivid dreams that stick with me for a couple of days. They are colorful and intense and the feeling of them lingers throughout the day.   481 more words

Health

Death of a Butterfly (part 2)

THE THYROID IS A GLAND IN THE HUMAN BODY WHICH CONTROLS MANY OF THE FUNCTIONS OF YOUR BODY INCLUDING YOUR BODY TEMPERATURE AND METABOLISM. IT IS LOCATED IN THE FRONT OF THE NECK BELOW THE “ADAM’S APPLE” WRAPPING AROUND THE FRONT OF THE WINDPIPE.
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Bicycling

I didn't want to write this

It’s true.  I’ve been dragging my feet, dreading writing this post.  Mostly because I have been struggling with how to deal with our recent news, and I couldn’t even make sense of it and put it into words. 767 more words

Thyroid Cancer

Death of a Butterfly

The thyroid is a gland in the human body which controls many of the functions of your body including your body temperature and metabolism. It is located in the front of the neck below the “Adam’s apple” wrapping around the front of the windpipe. 1,810 more words
Bicycling

I had cancer (and we need to talk about it)

I’m 29 years old. I had thyroid cancer.

It was removed a couple of months ago, together with my entire thyroid and a couple of limph nodes, in two surgeries last October/November. 1,093 more words

Personal Thoughts

Side-effects from Thyroid Cancer Treatment

I have shared the article below today, which is taken from the website http://www.doctorslounge.com

“Younger survivors of thyroid cancer are at increased risk for certain types of health problems later in life, according to a study presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology’s Cancer Survivorship Symposium. 357 more words

Thyroid Cancer

Who is your SOS?

I was on the way to meet a close friend in the evening after office. As I entered an Ola Cab, the local Uber, and shared the password with the driver to start the trip, I noticed a red SOS button flashing in one corner of the application. 730 more words