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Are We There Yet?

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

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So not “all better”, but better

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

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Isolation – Phase II

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

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Quick Update From Isolation

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

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The Final Round

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

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Am I glowing?

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

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Almost there….well, closer?

OK so maybe I wasn’t technically “1/2 way” through my low-iodine diet / hypothyroid period, but now I’m there (or just over).   Kind of how you think women are pregnant for 9 months until you go to your first … Continue reading

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