Stop the Thyroid Madness 2008 NEW YEAR’S THYROID PATIENT RESOLUTIONS

For 2008, as a hypothyroid patient: I will: 1) expect that the relationship with my doctor will be a TEAM approach to my health care: not just his medical school/continuing education/experience, but also my own important knowledge and wisdom that I have gained (from reading sites like this), plus my subjective experience on my medication.…

Wear a Thyroid Advocacy T-Shirt!

Because so many of you asked....you can now order a THYROID ADVOCACY T-SHIRT. And let me tell you--it works!! I did a test run. Wore it to several places over several days to see what reaction I would get. And reactions I got. Sure, it was a person here or a person there. But you…

Join the OPRAH WINFREY LETTER-WRITING CAMPAIGN

(This blog post was originally written in 2007, and informed thyroid patients at the time were disappointed in Oprah for not being informed or a good spokeswoman about the horrific way hypothyroid was being treated. Nothing changed. So we as patients just kept trodding along, chatting with each other.) I have had many folks email…

Site is back up….and beating a dead horse once again

Whew. I go away for a few days on business, and when I get back, I find out that the site has been down the entire time! Turns out that the Domain name had expired, and notices of its impending expiration were being sent to an old, non-existent email address. Thus, I got no warnings…

What planet to do you live on, Oprah??

Cuz it ain't the one WE live on, dah'ling. For a few years now, patients have repeatedly written the Oprah show, begging her to address the thyroid scandal of decades of T4-only medication and the lousy TSH lab, both of which have left MILLIONS of patients with lingering hypo symptoms while our doctors proclaimed we…