thyroid cancer

Update from radioactive iodine treatment

As is often the case there were times over the weekend that I felt like the cure was worse than the disease. The second day the ill effects of nausea and extreme fatigue caught up with me. But don’t get me wrong, as has been the case over the past three months my posture has been one of fighting this thing speaking words of faith: confessing the promises of scripture, thanking God for His healing power and believing mightily in a prayer answering God.

Between 10 and 10:30 AM yesterday morning (Sunday & day 3) I experienced what can only described as a miraculous breakthrough in the Spirit.

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Watchout! – I am radioactive!

As I write this I am living in isolation. My 3 day confinement in my home is not one of punishment, estrangement nor as a recluse. It is imposed upon me for the sake of others’ protection because I am radioactive. Yes, as in atomic radiation – half-life decay and Geiger counters.

You see I took a radioactive iodine pill this morning for the purpose of killing off any remaining thyroid cancer cells in my body. My therapy is the standard treatment for someone who has had a cancerous thyroid removed. It has been used for over thirty years and is typically prescribed six weeks after the surgery.

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