Making peace with your security gland.
Having an overactive gland is not something new to me. My first experience was 5 years ago when lab work wasn’t picking up on my thyroid gland that had gone berserk. I could tell something wasn’t right but test after test came back normal. After having yet another routine test (well, as routine as a colonoscopy can be!) that was what finally put me over the edge. The physical stress of that test acted as a catalyst that put me into full blown Graves’ disease. This time, however, I was now critical. To make a long story short, my thyroid was ablated less than a week later. That health problem is now kept in check with a little pill I take every morning and continued routine lab work. Now all these years later, I find myself with yet another gland going berserk. This time it is my security gland. [Read more…]