27 November 2013 ~ 2 Comments

Chronic Illness, Gratitude and a Positive Attitude

compiled and edited by Sarah Downing, ThyroidChange Blog Editor and creator of the website Butterflies & Phoenixes As patients with chronic illness, we often feel that we have been dealt a bad hand. It’s hard to be grateful or thankful when we see those around us seemingly living normal and fulfilling lives whilst our lives, […]






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02 November 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Haiku for Toni Bernhard

Sow seeds of wisdom The soil is thirsty for them Now new plants will grow






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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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25 January 2011 ~ 6 Comments

To Sleep Perchance to Sleep Some More or How to Sleep and Still Wake up Tired

Today, I’m writing a poem about tiredness. As many of you know from my recent article, I recently went off the birth control pill (after being on it for 15 years), which really tends to throw your hormones out of whack, causing symptoms such as temporary exhaustion and it can take between three and six […]






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11 January 2011 ~ 25 Comments

Donna Anderson Terlecki: Thyroid Cancer Survivor, Thyroid Disease Patient, Eager To Spread Awareness and Advocacy

This is part 2 in our 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. At the age of 44 I was diagnosed with follicular thyroid cancer. […]






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