13 December 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Auntie (meaning: generous friend)

This poem was written for an aunt of mine. You’re what they call loving, caring and kind. You spoil me rotten But I really don’t mind Your food’s really scrummy A la carte cuisine You dress sense is chic Your figure is lean In short, you’re a beauty In more ways than one You are […]

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22 November 2010 ~ 6 Comments

FWBW 9: Learning To Love Ourselves

http://dearthyroid.org/flying-with-broken-wings-learning-to-love-ourselves/ When a chronic illness such as thyroid disease and/or thyroid cancer strikes you down, it changes the way you see yourself, the way you look and your ability to live a normal life. Unsurprisingly, all this can be a heavy blow to your self-esteem. Today’s “ideal woman” is not only expected to look good, […]

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