Thyroid Eye Disease

‘When you come out of the storm, you won’t be the same person that walked in. That’s what the storm is all about.’ ~Haruki Murakami

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Graves Disease
Thyroid Eye Disease

Things I’ve Learned About Graves Disease

I think one of the most frustrating things about Graves, is that our lab results hardly ever match the way we feel. We’ve all had our doctor tell us that everything is ‘within normal range’ when, of course we’re feeling anything but normal. I think this was my first clue that Graves wasn’t only affecting […]

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Thyroid Eye Disease

I Have Thyroid Eye Disease

So last June (June 2017) I had my thyroid removed. One doctor told me it would be at least a year before I’d feel normal again. Another said that I might have to get used to a ‘new normal’. Have you heard of this? This ‘new normal’. I’m not a fan. But that’s a story […]

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Graves Disease
Thyroid Eye Disease

When I Was Told That I Have Graves Disease

I didn’t know what an autoimmune disease was until I was told that I have Graves Disease.  I didn’t know a body could get so confused that it would start attacking perfectly good organs. A few years ago I was feeling really crummy.  I was sweating a lot.  A LOT.  My heart raced for no […]

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