Sick Days

I think I've had more "sick" days in the first few months of 2019 than I had in the first half of 2018. I put sick in quotes because all of those days off have not been related to viral or bacterial infection. Some of these sick days are related to recovering from an injured…

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Graves Disease Update

After six months of trial and error my endocrinologist agreed that we needed to try something new. She proposed radioactive iodine treatment but I ruled that out. While we have general data on the success of that treatment (90%) we also know it does not work for some people and there are complications, especially for…

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Puffy Eyes

Over the last few months, my thyroid had put my body through a Gina yo-yo. My body responded well to the methimazole. A little too well. I went to hypothyroid again. Even though my dosage was half what it was when I went through this the last time, yet this new lower dose was too…

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