My Heart is Broken Glass

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Emotions are a fickle thing to understand. One moment, you’re walking through the aisles at the grocery store. The next moment, you’re at home trying to understand why you have red, puffy, “I just cried” eyes…

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How to Get Back Up After Being Knocked Down

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Multiple times…

The last 12-18 months have been very difficult for me. In January of 2014 I discovered a lump on my neck and soon found out it was a growth on my thyroid. By way of WebMD and 3 “suspicious” biopsies I figured cancer and death must be imminent. After the nodule doubled in size in only a few months and I found out that the doctors were unable  to properly diagnose me, I got half of my thyroid removed. As a result of my thyroid surgery, not having a job and still not knowing what was wrong with me, I became very depressed ( a combination of unbalanced hormones and just being sick of being continuously knocked down). Continue reading