While honoring Thyroid Cancer Awareness month, it is important to remember those who have lost their battles to thyroid cancer. Last year, I lost my friend Rob Bohning to Medullary Thyroid Cancer. While I had only met Rob online through support groups, he was someone I had instantly connected with and I cherished as my […]
I have met so many amazing people throughout my thyroid cancer journey that have truly touched my life. Jamie is one of those people with whom I instantly connected and became friends. I am honored to share her story as she is a true survivor in every sense of the word. Her story is particularly […]
What better way to kick off Thyroid Cancer Awareness month than with a much need public service announcement to help raise awareness. Please share with friends and family and remind them to check their necks every year! Thank you to Butterfly Bandits for working with the Thyroid Survivor Network to make this happen. We […]
Just a friendly reminder to spread kindness absolutely everywhere!
While a positive mind is good for our soul, did you know that a positive outlook is actually good for our bodies? An article recently featured on the Thyroid Survivor Network Facebook page explains how science is now finding a causal connection between a positive mind and a healthy body: http://www.hsph.harvard.edu/news/magazine/happiness-stress-heart-disease/ Of course, Harvard is […]
“When I started counting my blessings, my whole life turned around.” Willie Nelson My entire life changed the day I decided not to waste a single moment feeling sorry for myself. I decided instead to find something… anything… for which to be grateful. Even on my worst days, I would start small but would force […]
Here is a letter I personally wrote which expresses what many of us with thyroid cancer often feel when told we have the easy cancer! There is no such thing! An open letter to Cindy Finch Dear Cindy: We want to thank you for admitting how insensitive and offensive you were when you published the […]