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.  […]

When there is no place left to go.

You may remember my post about a fellow thyroid cancer survivor, Jamie Frey.  Her story is gut-wrenching and demonstrates just how far thyroid cancer patients have to go to get adequate treatment. Well, Jamie’s story continues in a way that should outrage everyone.  In order to survive thyroid cancer for the 5th time, she had […]

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 […]