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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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One Year Follow Up!

My endocrine surgeon says I’m still cancer free! My TSH levels are good, she is happy with my medication. She also says my thyroglobulin is undetectable, which is what they want. She did an ultrasound of my neck to check … Continue reading

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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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My Incision

Per reader request.  🙂

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Home Improvement Gets Thyroid Cancer?

  Update:  OK, this is actually one of the most popular posts I have ever written.  It seems everyday someone finds it and reads it.  Why is that?  If you’re reading this, can you comment and let me know? I’m … Continue reading

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It was cancer, but did I ever “have cancer?”

I’ve been thinking about this ever since I came back from the post-op with the surgeon.  After I got back in the car, I asked my mom, “So, does this mean I can tell people I have cancer?”  She said, … Continue reading

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February Needs To End

Yesterday evening, I was reminded that 2012 is a leap year, and that this year, February will have 29 days instead of the usual 28.  When I heard this, I was very unhappy.  Normally I would find this entertaining, but … Continue reading

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