The disease I thought I could kick is now back with a vengeance. I had hoped it was a transient pain in the ass, but, alas, I am not that lucky. I now have another life-long, chronic, just-another-thing-to-add-to-my-resume disease. I tried eighteen months of drugs that I knew only gave me a thirty-seventy shot at a permanent fix. Looks like I got the thirty side. So I am headed back into the depths of illness in hopes of turning an overactive thyroid into an underactive one or possibly being one of the ten percent who undergo this treatment and end up with a normal thyroid. At least after all this I can claim that I have been radioactive.