02 April 2011 ~ 6 Comments

Sassy Style Talk With AJ: In Sickness and in Health I Said I Do, by Anita Roberts

This column is dedicated to my wonderful husband Dean who has stayed with me through thick and thin. I am blessed to have you! I’ve had an interesting week.  I could say it’s been an interesting five years, but let’s stick with just the week to start off with.  If you are a regular reader, […]






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14 February 2011 ~ 11 Comments

Sassy Style Talk With AJ: Stop The Presses. Help for Tresses, by Anita Roberts

Every morning I wake and stumble into the bathroom only to be confronted by one of my greatest frustrations.  My hair.  Just the thought of facing my follicles is anxiety inducing.  I have thyroid disease.  A notorious stressor of tresses.  I also have RA (Rheumatoid Arthritis), and take medication to control my immune system.  Plaquenil […]






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10 January 2011 ~ 11 Comments

Thyroid Awareness Month – What Awareness Means To Me, by Heide White-King

http://dearthyroid.org/what-awareness-means-to-me-heide/ This article is kicking off a series of articles from guest writers on what awareness means to them in honour of Thyroid Awareness Month. If anyone would like to contribute their own article on this topic, I would be happy to publish it. My mother is my inspiration for advocacy. Marilyn Conant, my mother, […]






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16 August 2010 ~ 10 Comments

What does awareness mean to me (an article in honor of National Autoimmune Diseases Awareness Month – March 2010)?

For me awareness is about taking responsibility for our own lives. But when it comes to certain specialized topics, it’s simply not possible to know as much as we need to sometimes. I consider myself to be a pretty observant person and because my job involves tons of research, I also read a lot. However, […]






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