I Am a Science Experiment
February 02, 2010

I'm trying to look at my current thyroid predicament as a science experiment. Eventually – say within the next three to six months – it...

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Goodbye, Coffee – Hello, Chamomile
January 27, 2010

Based on the very helpful suggestion of one of my readers, I read the book Why Do I Still Have Thyroid Symptoms When My Lab...

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I’m Not Crazy And I Like (Scaled) Muscle-Ups: A Story in Two Parts
January 26, 2010

Part One: I'm Not Crazy I was seriously beginning to doubt my sanity. OK, maybe that's a little melodramatic, but I was Concerned, was wondering...

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Sometimes I Get Dropsy
January 15, 2010

It's often obvious when hormone-poisoning is about to strike. I start bashing my elbows into the TV stand and walking into doorways. (True story: I've...

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My Half Thyroid: On the Fritz
December 03, 2009

Wouldn'tcha know it?! About two weeks ago, I wished my Frankenneck a happy birthday, and yesterday I got a call from the doctor. My thyroid...

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Happy Birthday, Half Thyroid!
November 19, 2009

It was exactly a year ago today that I had the surgery on my thyroid to remove a nodule that could have been cancer. Now...

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B is for….
December 05, 2008

Brrrrrr.And Bootcamp.And blueberries.BrrrrAccording to the radio report I listened to in my car with the heater blasting and the seat warmer on, it was 33...

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My Frankenneck is Swollen
December 04, 2008

Ew.I may have overdone it just a little bit yesterday. The Frankenneck is sore and puffy today. Maybe the dumbbell swings and med ball cleans...

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Back at Bootcamp
December 03, 2008

OK... whew. I'm over the hurdle of "First. Bootcamp. Back." And it felt great! My Frankenneck stayed glued shut and everything! Our workout Max rounds,...

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Giving Fear a Workout
November 30, 2008

Fear and I have been inseparable companions since my doctor recommended I have an ultrasound of my thyroid on November 6. That's 24 days and...

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Zone-friendly Yogurt
November 29, 2008

Chocolate peanut butter ice cream, macaroni & cheese, and whipped cream are notable exceptions, but truth be told, I'm not really a fan of mushy...

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A Real Pain in the Neck
November 26, 2008

Yeah, that joke never gets old. I took my Frankenneck to the doctor for a follow-up today and got great news. The pathology report was...

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