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Some of you may have noticed that I haven't really been posting near as much lately. Over about the past year I haven't been my best. Last fall I had what I thought was a lymphoid that just would not recover after a cold, except it kept growing and started to interfere with my breathing and swallowing. When it finally got to a doctor to have it looked at I was diagnosed with a thyroid goiter. Long story short, ultrasound showed tissue ugly enough that surgery was scheduled. The surgery itself was not bad at all. I still had what looked to be half a healthy thyroid and was back up and kicking in no time. The ugly bit of tissue was sent off to a lab and in the big old swollen lump, they found a smaller cause. The big old nasty C word, cancer. It was just along a blood vessel but didn't look like it had put any tendrils out in such a way that it could have been throwing cells into my bloodstream thankfully but it was bad enough that they wanted to remove the other half of my thyroid just to be safe so rinse and repeat. Out patient surgery again, not a hard surgery but a little longer to recover from this time. I also was now functioning on no thyroid and parathyroids that had been poked and prodded more than they cared for. Your parathyroid for those of you who don't know (I know I didn't until all this happened) regulates all kinds of things but most notably calcium. You don't realize just how much your nerves love calcium until our hands and feet and sometimes even your face get than horrible pins and needles feeling for no good reason. Its annoying at best. It got to the point for a little while where it hurt enough I couldn’t do much other than stay in bed. The other half of my thyroid was also sent through pathology. No cancer this time but I found out that I also had something called Hashimoto's. It explained some longer term health stuff and why I was not feeling so great and had so little energy. The next step was to have a dose of radiation to murder any remaining tissue that might have not been removed during surgery. I was on a special diet and medication for several weeks prior for prep so the treatment could be as effective as possible. I spent an extended stay in radioactive isolation followed by another long while isolated at home. All the long term tests have come back negative! I still have a ways to go before I am back up to 100% but I am grateful to be as well as I am.  It will take a little while longer to get used to processing synthetic versions of what my thyroid used to produce.

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I love working with my hands. I don't care if I'm in the garden, spinning, welding or making paper, I have a strong desire to create and manipulate.


Personal Quote: childhood is the state of mind that ends when a puddle is seen as an obsticle, not an oppurtunity
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Sunjian54 Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2017
Hope to see you at Dragoncon again this year! I bought one of your masks last year and I love it! So many people lined up to bid on your masks that I hope you'll grace us with your skills again, maybe make a dragon this time. XD
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SilverCicada Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2017  Professional Artisan Crafter
I am going to dragon con and funnily enough I have a dragon on my work table right now.  Follow me over on my instagram if you want to see more of the in progress of dc prep. www.instagram.com/silvercicada…
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Sunjian54 Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2017
Awesome! I'll be checking the gallery and auction place ASAP then. XD
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mistress0minx Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2017  Professional General Artist
Happy Birthday!
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bluefluke Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2016  Professional General Artist
Hey, thanks for the watch. You are awesome! :meow:
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KandorinCreations Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2016  Professional Artist
Your work is beautiful! 
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SilverCicada Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2016  Professional Artisan Crafter
Thank you 
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The-Pagan-Gallery Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2015  Professional Digital Artist

Welcome to :iconwiccan-arts: It is wonderful to have you with us :heart:

Blessed Be,

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thespian-couple Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2015
Thank you for the favourite! :happybounce: 
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Heidi-V-Art Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2015  Professional General Artist
Happy Bday to you by KmyGraphic
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