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Hyperthyroidism

RAI treatment – Personal Experience

Graves' disease is an incurable autoimmune disease that leads to the overactivity of the thyroid gland, which is called hyperthyroidism. Graves' disease can also cause mental illness such as depression and anxiety. It did with me. I was first treated with... Continue Reading →

Knowledge is Power

When you plate your life in the hands of a doctor, you want the most competent one that you can get. Doctors may be very knowledgeable in their fields, but they can't know everything about every single illness. Doctors just... Continue Reading →

Dealing with Office Politics, Jealousy & Rumours when fighting Chronic Illness

I'm extremely lucky and grateful that the president of the company I work for understand what it is like to live with a chronic illness and has been incredible through my journey so far. If you are struggling with a management... Continue Reading →

Chronic pain flare up sucks. How sitting on your ass makes you more independent

Starting or even completing house chores can be cumbersome when chronic fatigue or pain strikes. Standing and moving around for too long can easily take its toil on you. By using a chair or a stool as an aide, it... Continue Reading →

Morning Pep Talk

When waking up in the morning, remember how precious is the privilege to live, to breathe. I can't always walk, I can't always sing, I don't have perfect health, but I am still grateful for every day that I get with... Continue Reading →

Vacation Days With Chronic Illness

Planning or taking vacation days when you have a chronic illness isn't easy. Having a maximum of 5 sick days in a year is ridiculous when you think about it. As someone with health issues, I'm lucky if I have... Continue Reading →

No, It’s not something I did

I have Graves' Disease. It's an autoimmune illness. This means that my immune system attacks healthy cells. I want to make one thing clear, having an incurable autoimmune illness isn't my fault. I didn't do anything that cause this to... Continue Reading →

Priority #1

If you take a first aid class, they will tell you that your safety comes first. You can't help anyone if you are on the floor next to your victim. We all understand that logic. If you travel by plane,... Continue Reading →

Moment of Self-Discovery

How do I feel at the moment? I'm tired. In physical pain. My thyroid is dying and wrecking havoc inside me as it slowly gives up. If that's not enough, I just started my period. I have zero energy to... Continue Reading →

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