1 in 8 Women

Image courtesy of the AACE depicts the Blue Paisley Thyroid Awareness Ribbon.

It’s that time of the year when we often reflect on the past 12 months. For some of us, 2015 might include thinking ahead regarding our health and well-being. That being said, January is recognized as National Thyroid Awareness Month.

So what is the thyroid? It’s a small, butterfly-shaped gland located in the base of the neck just below the Adam’s apple. It’s responsible for producing hormones that regulate our metabolism, as well as other body organs.

It’s important to become educated about your thyroid health because: Continue reading

A Month of Thanksgiving


Thyroid and diabetes resources courtesy of the AACE.

November has been filled with opportunities to serve, write, teach, speak, and connect with others. (So this blog post is more newsie as opposed to narrative.)

At the start of the month I helped out at a local Christian author’s meet and greet which highlighted the work of seven authors from Massachusetts and New Hampshire. At the event I greeted people, and upon their interest I shared with them some thyroid and diabetes awareness materials courtesy of the AACE. Continue reading

Refinements Along the Way


My old website and social media header image.

In early September I logged onto Facebook and haphazardly stumbled upon a link to Michael Hyatt’s Platform University. It was an opportunity to watch free videos about developing your personal brand. The former television producer and non-profit communications director within me was reeled right in. I learned some valuable insights that helped me to: Continue reading

3 Out of 4 Diagnosed Are Women

Image courtesy of ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors' Association, Inc.

Image courtesy of ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Association, Inc.

September is internationally recognized as thyroid cancer awareness month. This grassroots campaign is led and sponsored by ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Association.

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