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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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Waiting For Blood Test Results

As I mentioned a few months ago, I was having some trouble with my TSH. I switched when I take my medication and I am now waiting for my blood test results. I am freaking out over this, but trying … Continue reading

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Medication Frustrations

Part of the problem with taking medication is differing advice. When I was prescribed my Synthroid medication, I was told to take it half an hour before eating anything else. (I had conflicting advice about caffeine.) Of course, I was … 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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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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