Archive | December, 2012

31 December 2012 ~ 2 Comments

10 Worthwhile Thyroid Resolutions

Don’t be afraid to tactfully speak out if you feel that someone you know is exhibiting signs of thyroid disease and would benefit from testing and treatment. Sometimes this can be hard as your words may fall on deaf ears because for many people the unpleasant topic of illness is taboo and they certainly don’t […]






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28 December 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Kids With Chronic Illness – Part 5

This interview is the fifth in my series on kids with chronic illness. This time I interviewed my friend A’s 14-year-old daughter M who has asthma and was recently diagnosed with celiac disease. At the time of this interview, she was experiencing celiac symptoms, but had not yet received a definitive diagnosis. M’s mother A […]






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18 December 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Kids With Chronic Illness – Part 4

This interview is the fourth in my series on kids with chronic illness. This time I interviewed M’s 9-year-old daughter R who has celiac disease and suffers from congenital hypothyoidism because she was born without a thyroid. M explains that her daughter is “very smart and extremely knowledgeable about her conditions and can express herself […]






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