A Month of Thanksgiving

Thyroid&DiabetesResources

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

Running with Hashimoto’s

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“…let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us.” Hebrews 12:1 NIV

Since writing this article people have been asking me on social media: How do I train for a half marathon with Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis? There are some things I do based on knowing my body, and balancing what I know about this thyroid autoimmune condition.

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What a Difference a Year Makes

In a couple of days I will get an ultrasound of my bump. And for all of you out there wondering if we will find out if it’s a boy or a girl, we are going to let baby Thureen be a surprise.

Interestingly, it will also be one year since I went through a thyroid scan of the bump I had on my thyroid. That test last year was what gave my specialist information that I did need to undergo thyroid surgery. What a difference 12 months can make – I’m thankful to be dealing with more positive doctor visits this year versus last, and a much different ‘scan’ of my body. Continue reading