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Ultrasound is Good!

My endocrinologist wanted me to have an ultrasound, since I haven’t had one since 2015.  I went to the local hospital recently to get that done.  It’s pretty uneventful, except when they press against your larynx to take pictures halfway … Continue reading

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Trip to the Endocrinologist

I went back to the endocrinologist today.  My thyroglobulin level is still undetectable, and she doesn’t feel anything in my neck.  (Neither does my primary care doctor.)  And yet, she still wants to do an ultrasound.  She wants to do … Continue reading

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Five Years Cancer Free

Today is the fifth anniversary of my total thyroidectomy, which means that today marks me fifth anniversary of being cancer free! In celebration, here is Elton John’s Still Standing. Here is Elgar’s Pomp and Circumstances.

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(Thyroid) Graduation Day!

I had my appointment with my endocrine surgeon yesterday and I received a wonderful surprise.  She does not want to see me again! It has been three years since my surgery.  In these past few years, my ultrasounds have shown … Continue reading

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Does Anyone Like Their “Cancer Doctors?”

I saw my endocrinologist for the last time on Tuesday. I had not seen him in over a year because of unemployment/insurance reasons. I was terrified to see him; I thought he would be mad at me. I was so … Continue reading

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“So why choose fear?”

A few days ago, I saw a customer wearing a shirt at work that said, “No other road, no other way, no day but today.” Everyone who has ever seen Rent will recognize that quote from the AIDS meeting. The … Continue reading

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Happy (belated) 1st Anniversary to Me!

A couple of weeks ago I had my first anniversary of the day I had my total thyroidectomy.  I did not write a post for that day because, as fate would have it, I was struck down with the flu, … Continue reading

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