Monthly Archives: October 2010

Of Ophthalmic/Ocular Migraines, Thyroidless Support Group, and Doctors

This is the second time I write today.  Sometimes I feel a strong urge to do it.  And, why not?  It helps me to get it out of my system. I got hit again by another ophthalmic/ocular migraine, just as … Continue reading

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When it Rains… On Ophthalmic Migraines

Today Guido was planning to take me to Balducci’s to get the ingredients for him to make a ragù alla bolognese (one of his specialties). Unfortunately, I was hit again by an ophthalmic migraine.  Now I know what it is … Continue reading

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Another Weekend, and More Unanswered Questions

As many already know, I am not well at all. I am now hyperthyroid instead of hypo (it seems).  I cannot even go out to enjoy the weather.  I go from the car to the doctors’ offices or the supermarkets, … Continue reading

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Another One. Who Will Be Next?

Glaxo Pays $750 Million Fine for Tainted Products From the New York Times: Regulators say the company for years knowingly sold tainted baby ointment and an ineffective antidepressant. http://www.nytimes.com/2010/10/27/business/27drug.html?hp If they can afford to pay this fine, imagine how much … Continue reading

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Dirty Medicine and the Pharmaceutical Companies

A very enlightening article, confirming our suspicions…  As I have to depend on medications these days, I have become even more aware of what is really going on. I can only hope we stop it soon! Dirty medicine October 15th, … Continue reading

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Thyroidless Fellow Sufferers

I have not been able to write anything these past days. People tell me they travel, they get out to enjoy the weather, and hope I can do it too.  I know they mean well, and I wish I could … Continue reading

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Sick Humor: The Top Ten Worst Suggestions Commonly Given to Someone With a Chronic Illness

Many tell me that I “don’t look sick” – I’m grateful for that. But they give me a suspicious look, thinking that maybe I am a hypochondriac or lying. It’s not empathy or understanding, it’s a look of suspicion.  That … Continue reading

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