Officially Underactive..!

(Photo: view from holiday accommodation during long-weekend break to Wells Next the Sea, Norfolk) My recent eight-weekly blood test revealed…

Hypothyroidism Questionnaire

The British Thyroid Association are researching the influence of physical activity on quality of life for those suffering from hypothyroidism…

Bumpy Landing

It turns out that my thyroid levels still fall into the ‘average’ range (and that’s with carbimazole – anti-thyroid medication…

Secret Walks and Side Effects

Many thanks to for your kind messages, cards and presents. In answer to some frequently-asked questions: yes, I do still need…

Going Nuclear

Today was RADIOACTIVE IODINE DAY, and the very helpful staff in the alarmingly-named ‘Nuclear Medicine Department’ kindly permitted me to…

Countdown to RAI

One week before: Time to stop taking carbimazole, which represses my poor, overworking thyroid gland, and to hope that my…