30 November 2010 ~ 2 Comments

FWBW 1: Meet Sarah Downing and Her Thyroid

http://dearthyroid.org/flying-with-broken-wings-meet-sarah-downing-and-her-thyroid/ When my doctor diagnosed me with Hashimoto’s (an underactive thyroid caused by an autoimmune disease), I felt both relieved and sad – relieved because I finally had an answer to why the weight was gradually piling on, why I had to spend most of my days in bed and why I suffered from skin […]

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29 November 2010 ~ 0 Comments

FWBW 2: How Chronic Illness Affects Our Relationships

http://dearthyroid.org/flying-with-broken-wings-how-chronic-illness-affects-our-relationships/ Those of us who suffer from chronic illness know only too well how taxing it can be on our relationships with friends and family. How can we explain our disease to them so that they will truly understand? What can we learn from our own experiences and those of others? When it comes to […]

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