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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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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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My Cancer Can Beat Up Your Cancer.

I’ve been thinking for a little bit about how thyroid cancer is considered a “good cancer.”  When I went in to have my thyroid biopsy, the doctor told me, “Sometimes these things do come back cancerous, but I don’t even … Continue reading

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My Follow Up with my Endocrinologist

My follow up with my endocrinologist was very ordinary.  He did not order an ultrasound, because I had an ultrasound three months ago.  He ordered some blood work to check my TSH levels, and he might change my prescription from … Continue reading

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Nine Month follow up tomorrow

Tomorrow is my nine month follow up, or my six month follow up after my radioactive iodine treatment.  I’m nervous, to be honest.  I think it’s partly because this is bringing back memories of when I went to see him … Continue reading

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