Archive | Sarah’s writing on thyroid and chronic illness

16 August 2010 ~ 4 Comments

Ode To My Thyroid

http://dearthyroid.org/thyroid-poetr-by-sarah-downing/ You crept up on me you SOB Destroyed my life as it used to be Accused of laziness because I’m tired A symptom that this illness has sired Accused of greed because I’m overweight But I’m hardly ever hungry; I just caught you too late! Thanks to you, thyroid, I have Epstein-Barr With you, […]






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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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