This blog will follow Ashley's journey through surgery and treatment for thyroid cancer.
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So I’ve been thinking about why it has taken me so long to post an update. I’d like to have the excuse “I’ve been busy”; but based on my idea of “busy” I’ve just been “normal to relaxed”. I’m … Continue reading
Happy New Year! I guess in all the hub bub of Christmas and New Year’s (which for us was the same weekend) I forgot to update the blog (apologies to those seeking an update). Let’s see…. The week of … Continue reading
Happy Holidays! It has been 10 days since my radiation treatment and I am now back at home implementing “radiation precautions”. The radiation has been a lot harder on me than I expected; apparently most people don’t have any … Continue reading
First, sorry for the lack of an update, I have been without a computer for several days and unable to post. But in this case, no news has not been “bad news”! My whole body scan last Tues. revealed only … Continue reading
Today is my final punch in this fight. In about an hour I will be heading back to the nuclear medicine department for my whole body scan and then radiation treatment. We are all expecting some residual thyroid cells … Continue reading
Not glowing just yet (I hope!). This morning I paid a visit to nuclear medicine to answer a few question and ingest six large capsules of low-doses of radioactive iodine to prepare for my Whole Body Scan tomorrow. … Continue reading