May 25th is World Thyroid Day. I dreamed of a site where hypothyroidism sufferers from across the globe could come together, empower themselves with knowledge, and take charge of their thyroid health. In 7 months since its launch in October 2012, Hypothyroid Mom has 194,162 monthly pageviews with 61,413 monthly unique visitors from 165 countries in the world. Thanks to all of you, Hypothyroid Mom is even better than I dreamed.
I was contacted by a reader with a story that drove straight to my soul. Her story hit me so hard that I sat motionless with my head down on my desk. If you’ve ever questioned the seriousness of hypothyroidism, that ends today right now with this post. [Read more…]