So, I need some advice: potty training. M will be 4 a few days before Christmas, and he has been peeing like a champ on the potty for quite some time now. Pooping, however, is another story. When I say M being petrified to poop on the potty, is not an exaggeration. We have tried… Continue reading All Things Toddler: the poop.
So, the pathology report of my biopsy was uploaded to my account, and it’s a bunch of jibberish I can’t understand. By doing my extreme Dr Google searching, and probably being a fast expert of thyroid nodules, I have a complex cyst; which means fluid along with some tissue. What I didn’t understand was “suboptimal… Continue reading Inconclusive.
Thank goodness, it’s good news! The report “shows signs of changes due to a thyroid cyst.” So, nothing urgent and they will continue to monitor. Such relief is an understatement.. I’ve never been so terrified in my life and the thoughts going around in my head were scary ones. Ahhhhhhhhh so happy!!!
As the hours pass further and further from the biopsy procedure, I know I could get a call at any moment. Knowing that, I have such anxiety I can barely focus on anything else and I feel as though I can vomit. The waiting is awful..
Leading up to yesterday’s procedure, I was pretty much convinced I had the worst-case thyroid cancer there is. That’s just the way my mind works.. I would prefer to set myself up for the worst news imaginable, so anything better than that could be such relief. However, you don’t enjoy each moment you have to… Continue reading Trying to live in ignorance.
Had the biopsy done yesterday on the thyroid nodule. She didn’t seem too concerned about it, and reassured me that out of 100 biopsies, they would need to do 95 benign tests before they got 5 malignant. She also didn’t mention if it looked suspicious on the ultrasound or if it had any weird characteristics.… Continue reading Biopsy, done.
Well, I got a call from the nurse this afternoon. She said they received my blood work back and my thyroid levels were normal. They found a nodule on my thyroid and they want to schedule me for a biopsy. I asked if my other thyroid antibody tests came back, and she said they were… Continue reading Nurse called.