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…

Lump in my Throat

I’ve got a Goitre and this photo (which I was unaware was being taken, or I’d have hidden my neck) shows…

How it Started

Almost a year ago today (21st October 2018), I realised my Graves Disease had come back with a vengeance, after…