The Hard Truth.

It’s been a while since I have written.  Much of the last year has been devoted to dealing with one autoimmune issue after another, with my life being completely sidelined as a result. The last five years since my diagnosis with thyroid cancer have been nothing short of a roller coaster- and compared to many, […]

The Realities of Thyroid Cancer

Nothing infuriates thyroid cancer patients more than when they hear thyroid cancer being touted as the “good cancer.”  After witnessing how drastically this alleged “easy cancer” has impacted my life, my best friend from college, Jodi Meltzer Darter of The Mighty, has been determined to help me dispel the myths often associated with thyroid cancer.  […]

Enough is enough!

Yesterday was a sad day in our small, online community of thyroid cancer survivors.  Two survivors lost their battles to thyroid cancer. While that may not seem like a lot in the grand scheme of things, it is enormous for those of us branded with the scarlet letter of cancer.  As many of my posts […]

An Open Letter to Dr. Drew

Dear Dr. Drew Congratulations! In a brief statement to a political rag, you managed to reveal one of the biggest misconceptions about thyroid treatment, while at the same time serving as a prime example of just how ignorant the medical profession has become when it comes to treating thyroid disease. I am sure you are […]

Is it really that easy?

It seems that during the holidays, we run as hot and cold as a cup of “hot” cocoa.  One moment, we are as happy as a kid on Christmas morning with a mountain of presents with shiny red bows, only to find ourselves depressed the next moment having to clean up after the holiday frenzy […]

Mommy has thyroid cancer

I recently wrote a guest blog post for HypothyroidMom about what it was like to tell my son that I had cancer.  This is one decision that many of us with cancer struggle with, as we are often desperate to shield our children from the truth in order to protect them. I hope it helps […]

Thank you ThyroidChange!

I am so honored that ThyroidChange featured the Thyroid Survivor Network today on their page while sharing the article Jodi Meltzer wrote about my struggle with thyroid cancer. It means a great deal to me that we can work together with other thyroid advocates to make things better for the entire thyroid community. Thank you […]