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2019 (6)

June (1)

Password Managers: The days of writing down passwords or keeping them in a spreadsheet have passed.  Most people have ...

April (3)

Types of Thyroid Cancer: I get the Mayo Clinic "living with cancer" newsletter. This last one had a brief discussion of Thyr...
Potential Resources: I received these in an email, so I haven't personally used them...but I did check out the links.  ...
Fascinating reading on gene editing: I was in the doctor's office...this time not for me!  They had a copy of the magazine "Wired", Marc...

March (1)

My wish for you: I'm not Irish.  There was no real Irish community in our neighborhood growing up.  So I was not fa...

February (1)

test: ...

2018 (6)

December (1)

Generics: As it turns out my "generic" Synthroid seems to be acceptable.  It has the same imprints and manufa...

November (2)

Two articles on Synthroid/Levothyroxine: Here are two articles that I ran across while doing some searching. This first one is very good, wi...
Do you take Synthroid?: I think my TSH was a bit low (hyper... i.e. high T4 and T3) early this summer.  Then this summer I ...

August (2)

Recall of Levothyroxine and Liothyronine: Westminster Pharmaceuticals, LLC. Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Levothyroxine and Liothyroni...
Synthroid - : Last weekend it was so bad I went to the ER.  Of course they didn't find anything...but did give me...

July (1)

Synthroid side effects?: I guess we all are aware of the side effects. Recently I have had some restless nights.  They come...

2017 (3)

November (1)

The Voice...and scanxiety: Had my 5 year scan.  That means thyrogen shots, I-131 tracer dosage, colonoscopy grade cleansing (m...

January (2)

Update end of 2016: November is my "cancerversary".  It's when I got my thyroidectom...ies.  So every year I go see th...
Some news articles: Here are a couple of articles that I thought others might be interested in. Might not be anything n...

2016 (2)

September (1)

Rollin on the river: When I was going to college, I would take the bus back and forth for a weekend or holiday.  I met o...

May (1)

New face of Lung cancer: St. Charles couple wants nation to see a new face of lung cancer From a local newspaper.... I just...

2015 (4)

December (1)

Lessons learned: Maybe it's hubris to think that I can offer advice, or that things I learned are relevant. Number 1...

November (1)

Cancerversary scan: So every fall now I can look forward to some kind of scan.  My oncologist has a routine ... he cycl...

June (1)

When do you take your Synthroid/Levothyroxine?: Thought I would post an update...and ask a question. I am well.  My TSH was down to 0.38.  My las...

May (1)

Dear Sabina: I know that as unpleasant as my thyroid cancer experienced was, it was nothing compared to what you ...

2014 (9)

November (2)

Share my joy: Had my Thyrogen injections last week and AntiThyroglobulin Antibody blood test at the end of last we...
Garth: If you didn't like Garth Brooks before...check this out http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SUgeyDb7ZXA ...

October (2)

Genetics: I'm going to ramble a bit about genetics. I think genetics is fascinating....I had biology in high ...
How I feel: A CONFEDERATE SOLDIER'S PRAYER Author Unknown, (Attributed to a battle weary C.S.A soldier near the ...

August (3)

I'm amazed: I'm amazed at all the brave and wonderful people here.  Fighting bigger fights than I ever fought....
Regina Brett's 45 life lessons and 5 to grow on: You might have seen these passed around.  However, I looked it up on Snopes.com ...and it is real....
Happy Birthday Jill: Wishing you a very happy birthday and all the best going forward. I think everyone here is better o...

July (1)

Synthroid - the continuing saga: I complained about how I was feeling and my endocrinologist asked me to come in for a blood test. N...

June (1)

Synthroid: First, my email address was wiped out of my profile, so I haven't seen anything for a while.   I w...

2013 (5)

November (1)

Thank you heavenly father: Clean Scan @ 1 Year: Had a scan on 08 Nov....of course the week started off with the thyrogen shots....followed by an I-1...

August (1)

Labor Day update: The endocrinologist had me on a pretty hefty dosage of synthroid (225 mcg... why don't they use stan...

April (2)

An amazing interview with Roger Ebert: Roger Ebert: 'I'm happy I don't look worse' Roger Ebert is regarded as one of the greatest film cr...
TSH went up?: What a long strange trip... Had a blood test at the end of January...TSH was 1.3 ...heading in t...

February (1)

TSH Level 01/30/2013: Hello everybody. "Hey" there! First, I wish peace and health to all in this new year. I do read p...

2012 (6)

December (3)

Synthroid dosage: A couple of months *prior* to surgery my levels were Name Value Reference Range TSH 1.15 0.34...
Synthroid: I had a sleepless night last night. Of course I was beat today. I guess silly me, I thought I'd f...
Good news - at last: For those of you who like to skip right to the good news... Had "post high dose scan" on 11/28/2012...

November (3)

Oncologist & RAI: Things happened rather quickly on Monday (19th). I went to the Oncologist, and he said that if my b...
Post op check: Saw the surgeon who took off the strips and shared the pathology report. Good news: No evidence of...
You might ask yourself, "How did I get here?": I’ve always been low energy. However, in the last two years my energy level dropped to where I c...
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November 12, 2012

Missouri

Cancer Info

Thyroid Cancer

October 31, 2012

Stage 1

No

Thyroidectomy

No energy.

Learning to be patient.

Mostly hypothyroid type symptoms.

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