Archive | Sarah’s writing on thyroid and chronic illness

17 January 2015 ~ 2 Comments

Guest Blog for Thyroid Mom: 7 Lessons Chronic Illness Has Taught Me: A Retrospective Look at Hypothyroidism

If you haven’t already, please check out the guest blog I wrote for the lovely Thyroid Mom, aka Blythe Clifford. I’m honored that she included me on her inspiring site: http://www.thyroidmom.com/blog/7-lessons-hypothyroidism-has-taught-me/






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23 December 2014 ~ 6 Comments

“Some People are a Blessing; Others are a Lesson (And Some are Both!)”

  2014 has taught me sooo much about myself, others and who I want to be. It’s been filled with challenges, joy, pain and revelations. Here are the lessons I have learned that I would like to share with you. Thank you to those who have taught me these lessons – both good and bad. […]






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25 November 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Talk About Your Medicines With Sarah (A Guest Post for the American Recall Center)

Thank you to the American Recall Center for inviting me to write this guest blog for their November medication awareness campaign. Their own awareness article talks about the oral anticoagulant Xarelto and some of its newly discovered side effects. by Sarah Downing, ThyroidChange Blog Editor, thyroid advocate and creator of the blog Butterflies & Phoenixes […]






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27 October 2014 ~ 2 Comments

Butterfly Release

Releasing these butterflies Is letting go of the pain As they flap their wings like a soft summer rain Signifying relief that we’ve come this far Each of these winged beauties is our lucky star Banded together in the fight to beat cancer Confident that one day we’ll find the answer To all thyca sufferers […]






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27 October 2014 ~ 0 Comments

TSH Gold Standard

TSH gold standard test It’s certainly popular but not the best Dose your meds on how you feel It’s a better measurement And far more real






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