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Six Month Follow Up

I had my sixth month follow up on Thursday last week.  It’s been six months(!) since my surgery in February.  My surgeon wanted to see me so that she can make sure I am still cancer free. I had to … Continue reading

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Good news!

I got a call from the doctor today!  Or rather, from his secretary, but close enough.  There were no new findings on the follow up scan, and that’s the desired result!  That means no repeat of the radioactive iodine!  🙂 … Continue reading

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Follow Up Scan

I had my follow up scan on Friday.  The scan determines how well the radioactive iodine worked.  I hope it did; I don’t want to go through more treatment.  It’s not horrific, just incredibly annoying.  I should hear the results … Continue reading

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Mastering the Art of Low Iodine Cooking Part 7

I have less than 24 hours (!) to go on the low iodine diet.  Nonetheless, I finally got the chance today to make Moroccan soup.  It was a fairly easy soup to make, and very hearty.  It started with onions, … Continue reading

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…Becoming…Radio…Active…

I finally(!) got the radioactive iodine yesterday.  It took forever.  I went to the hospital on Tuesday for blood work and a shot.  The shot contained synthetic TSH, or Thyroid Stimulating Hormone.  Thyroid Stimulating Hormone is secreted by the pituitary … Continue reading

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Is Thyrodi Cancer Traumatic?

A few days ago, I was looking over my dashboard, and noticed someone had found my blog after searching “Is thyrodi cancer traumatic?”  I chuckled when I saw this, but it’s a very good question.  Is thyroid cancer traumatic?  In … Continue reading

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Mastering the Art of Low Iodine Cooking Part 2

Today I ran out to begin my frantic search for food that I can eat.  I stopped by the meat counter at my local grocery store, and asked if the chicken had been injected with broth.  (Broth often uses salt, … Continue reading

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