Archive | low-iodine diet

Pampered by the Chefs

Jon was my personal baking chef during the 25 days of low iodine diet required before the thyroid uptake scan. He began by making a few delicious loaves of banana bread from the Low Iodine Cookbook compiled by the Thyroid Cancer Survivor’s Association.  His heart to serve me and make my time more pleasant was such an encouragement […]

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Gethsemane Moments

After 22 days of low-iodine diet, I was finally ready for the next diagnostic step. The night before, I felt that heavy weight that burdens my heart when I know I am facing something hard. This week of testing will determine treatment for my third round of thyroid cancer. I call them my Gethsemane moments. I would love for the cancer cup […]

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Two Diets, One God

I had never been on a diet in my life until I came down with thyroid cancer. The low iodine diet is challenging, but necessary.  By removing iodine from my body with changes in my diet, when it’s injected into my body with radioactivity attached, it will go straight to my cancerous thryoid cells. The smaller dose […]

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