Awareness

Well it is that time of year when summer ends and kids are back in school and after a nearly three-year hiatus I am back to working once again. I have started working for the local school district working with special needs children again. It is such a wonderful feeling to be back doing what you love and I didn’t realize just how much that I missed it! These children have such amazing sweet spirits that can accomplish more than what they are given credit for.

Awareness Month1

With that being said it is also Thyroid Cancer Awareness month. The history behind this awareness month is that it is a “worldwide observance, sponsored and initiated by ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Association which began in 2000 as a week in September and then in 2003 was expanded for the whole month of September. Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month promotes thyroid cancer awareness for early detection, as well as care based on expert standards, and increased research to achieve cures for all thyroid cancer. People and organization in 56 countries around the world take part.

As a thyroid cancer survivor, it is my mission to spread awareness and to help others in their own journey with this disease. My hope is that this blog will get the word out about thyroid cancer, survivorship and much more. Tips which can help you to spread the word are by taking a look at ThyCa’s link on how to help:

http://www.thyca.org/how-to-help/awareness/awareness-tips/

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