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Hyperthyroidism

Dealing with a judgemental pharmacist

Last year I was diagnosed with Graves Disease, Hyperthyroidism and Thyroid Cancer. My doctors also suspect I have another auto-immune illness that they have yet to identify. Since then there has a lot of prescriptions changes and adjustment and I'm... Continue Reading →

Testing Chronic Illness Hacks

I read a few articles that gave tips and tricks (a.k.a hacks) to make living with chronic illness easier. I decided to put them to the test and see if they may actually work. Here are my findings:   Bar... Continue Reading →

Brain Fog – Confusion is a way of life

Have you ever felt like you are constantly in a fog you can’t escape from? Do you always seem a bit disoriented? Do you feel like your life is one big jumbled up mess? You might be experiencing brain fog. Since... Continue Reading →

Collecting Autoimmune Diseases

If you have Grave's disease, your journey may be more complicated than let on by the doctors when you were first diagnosed. An individual diagnosed with Graves' disease will always have the autoimmune disease marker, no matter what treatment they... Continue Reading →

Review: Bill Nye Save the World

This is a Netflix original series aimed at adults. Each episode of about 30 minutes, mixes humour with science. I highly recommend this series to everyone young and old, really. Here are a few of my favourite episode so far: S1:... Continue Reading →

Personal Health Warriors

Health is not valued till sickness comes." - Dr. Thomas Fuller Life with a chronic illness is a struggle to say the least. Our bodies are waging a war against ourselves. It gets even more challenging when you are struggle... Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

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