It’s not over…it will never be over.

I know, it’s a depressing thought. But so many people have asked me, “you’re better now?” However, it’s not really a question, more of a statement. Like they are telling me I’m better now. Doctors are really good at this. Trying to tell me that I’m feeling better and everything is okay. Because that’s easier for other people. Because I had the cancerous organ removed, therefore … Continue reading It’s not over…it will never be over.

At least you didn’t lose your hair.

    Yes. At least I didn’t lose all my hair, only significant clumps every time I comb it. A side effect of thyroid issues and cancer. At least my cancer is invisible to you. At least you don’t have to see the devastating effects of having a type of cancer that doesn’t respond to chemotherapy. I don’t expect everyone to understand the ins and outs … Continue reading At least you didn’t lose your hair.

Low I, B-Day

Two weeks never sounded so long. I have radioactive iodine treatment scheduled in a couple weeks therefore I am on a “low-iodine” or “low-I” diet. This means NO: processed foods, dairy, seafood, eggs, bread, anything with salt, chocolate, soy… so pretty much everything! I’ve made some very nice salads though. Also not making it any easier, it’s my birthday. Not that I care too much … Continue reading Low I, B-Day

The best cancer is…

  …Well there isn’t one. But when I started to think about what to title this site and my first post, I decided on The Best Cancer and immediately imagined the different types of cancer fighting it out and moving up in their brackets March Madness style. I tend to personify inanimate objects so this was no surprise that I could visualize Thyroid Cancer battling to … Continue reading The best cancer is…