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  • Dear Lotus,
    Thank you for rocking so damn hard. We love you. Seriously.
    .-= Kayla´s last blog ..DIY Exfoliator – Contest Entry for MakeupByNumbers =-.

    October 26, 2009
  • Rachel

    Thanks for helping me cry. I needed it.

    October 26, 2009
  • It’s like you live my life sometimes. And for that, I’m sorry. You’re my favorite blogger.
    .-= Jessica´s last blog ..Halloween she is a comin’ =-.

    October 26, 2009
  • Dear Lotus,

    I love you. Not in that way that’ll make both our husbands get excited, but in that, “I really, really, really admire you and have become a HUGE fan of yours and I want you to hang in there and know there’s a whole lot of people like me who are your cheerleaders. Only we don’t wear miniskirts… we wear sweatpants and oversized t-shirts and instead of pom poms we have any variation of adult beverage in our hands” way.

    October 26, 2009
  • Allisun

    I do short letters too, I think mine have more profanity… :)

    October 26, 2009
  • Like Allisun, my short letters have more profanity too.

    I’ve been thinking about you lately.

    xx
    .-= Veronica´s last blog ..Alternative uses for Chupa-Chups =-.

    October 26, 2009
  • Being a fellow hair loss, pmt, toddler sufferere – i sympathise completely
    .-= steff´s last blog ..Monday 19th was for Helpers =-.

    October 26, 2009
  • Michelle

    Hi Sunshine.

    Nothing like a spate of letters to rid you of writer’s block! Sorry that life sucks like that though.

    Love you. :)

    October 26, 2009
  • Hashimotos is a real life suck, sorry you’re having to deal with that too. If we have to have such a stupid disorder, you’d think we could at least have a cooler name.
    .-= Tara R.´s last blog ..Send a man to do a boy’s job =-.

    October 26, 2009
  • Amo

    I’d still make out with you.

    But if you could put the dog in another room, I’d appreciate it. He sounds scary.
    .-= Amo´s last blog ..It’s okay to ask for help sometimes. =-.

    October 26, 2009
  • I feel your pain. I really do. (I just wrote my coming-out-of-the-hormone-imbalance post today.)

    You’re eloquent sarcasm makes you a must-read for me. Hope you’re hanging in there.
    .-= WackyMummy´s last blog ..It’s Time… The Pivotal Stuff… Don’t Read If You’re Squeamish =-.

    October 26, 2009
  • oh lotus dear…i just love your short letters. love them. and i have hashimoto’s too…you’re absolutely right…it sucks. but i’d hate not having a reasonable excuse for being a crazy bitch. i use that excuse often. if i was “healed,” i’d have to accept responsibility. kwim? that would suck, too. just looking for the silver lining. 😉 hang in there. just throw those pink pieces of paper away. works for me.
    .-= monica (peapodsquadmom)´s last blog ..CD Review: Joshua Bell’s “At Home With Friends” =-.

    October 26, 2009
  • Dear Lotus,

    Worst case scenario, you lose all your hair, then get a tattoo of a nipple on the back and have a 365-days-a-year Boobie-Thon.

    As kick-ass funny as that would be, I’d rather the Health Care Industry pull their collective head out and fix you.
    .-= Drew @ Cook Like Your Grandmother´s last blog ..Two More Halloween Treats =-.

    October 26, 2009
  • Joy

    Dear Lotus,
    Thank you for making me laugh and cry all at once. I’m broken too, and no one seems to know what’s wrong – and I’ve just been put on *another* waiting list. I am done waiting.

    But if I have to wait, I’m glad I at least get to read these glimpses of your funny, random, painfully real life between the teetering, towering piles of not-okay that periodically threaten to overwhelm me. Count me in on the virtual group hug that’s heading your way…

    October 26, 2009
  • I hate it when you, of all people, are stuck in the suck. It ain’t fair.
    .-= lceel´s last blog ..Monday Meanders 10-26 =-.

    October 26, 2009
  • I think if more people made their hands stick up the middle finger instead of form fists, we’d all feel a little better.
    .-= Shari´s last blog ..I’m Pretty Sure We Do Something Besides Eat, I Promise =-.

    October 26, 2009
  • Kel

    Love it, I laughed, I cried, I totally agreed.
    .-= Kel´s last blog ..This one is gonna take a while…. =-.

    October 26, 2009
  • Kat

    Dear Lotus,

    Jillian Michaels: right on the money.

    xoxo
    .-= Kat´s last blog ..Weekly Winners =-.

    October 26, 2009
  • Virginia

    Thank you. I loved it!! The hasimoto’s – waaay funny – make mine the grave’s disease – same family, same sorta symptoms, well, except the bug eyes. But they went back in! To add to your frantic, keep an eye on your kids. Too many times to the toilet or drinking too much, take the to the doc and insist on diabetes test. Hate to break it to you but hasi and diab are the same family of disease.

    Keep making us laugh and live vicariously through you!

    October 26, 2009
  • Here’s my short letter:

    Dear Gluten,
    You make me bloated like a puffer fish, tired as marathoner, and as angry as a demon. But I still love you and what you can do with a pizza crust. Love/hate, win/lose, in/out. Can’t we just get along?

    Lotus, try to enjoy every birthday. It’s one more year for celebrate all you have been given. Good luck for good health.
    .-= Everyday Woman´s last blog ..Mile High Club =-.

    October 26, 2009
  • You? You do not suck. You crack my shit up.
    .-= bejewell´s last blog ..It’s Really Only a Matter of Time until Someone Stabs Me, and That is Why This List is Necessary =-.

    October 26, 2009
  • Dear Lotus,

    I was going to say thanks for rocking so damn hard, and then I saw that Kayla beat me too it. Well, thank you. Your new blog design kicks ass, too.

    Always your fan,

    Elizabeth

    October 26, 2009
  • I love your blog I think you are the most talented writer and a great inspiration!!! You are so funny and that is not easy to do on a computer- I know

    October 26, 2009
  • “If you were really as awesome as you claim to be, you’d give me my old bewbies back.” Old bewbies, how I barely knew thee. And Jillian, my butt hates her, my jeans totally dig her.

    Oh, my belly. I’m laughing hard enough to skip my ab workout.

    October 26, 2009
  • Sweets aka Chels

    Hey Lotus

    Ya crack me up. Ya have talent to put a sweet sarcastic flip on life. Girl Feel ya pain with PMS. Kickboxing it helps! Keep ya chin up on the getting health, hair loss, toddler habits ( wait until he thinks to cool for momma kisses that a killer). Ya a very strong women and I know it lookd suckie now but I know ya pull through. Happy Birthday to one of the most Beautiful people I know.

    October 27, 2009
  • MWAH.

    Now get your sweet arse to Australia. We have free healthcare. (well, compared to yours they practically pay US to treat)

    October 27, 2009
  • Dear Lotus,

    ~Hugs~

    Pan
    .-= PandoraWilde´s last blog ..Trips and Consequences =-.

    October 28, 2009
  • Marian

    Wonderful letters. I was at another blog, one I was never to before, and the posts were photos, and I thought, Wow, Sarcastic Mom really takes fantastic photos. She was a beginner, and she will get better, but

    Your photography is STUNNING.

    October 28, 2009
  • Dear Lotus,

    I hope you had a good birfday.
    .-= Miss Grace´s last blog ..The Worst Happy Birthday Post EVER =-.

    October 28, 2009
  • Kat

    Dear Lotus- I love you. You rock hardcore!

    October 28, 2009
  • Dear Lotus,

    You’re totally welcome.

    :-)
    .-= Miss Britt´s last blog ..Marriage Counseling 101: The Dialogue =-.

    October 28, 2009
  • I feel like an asshole for forgetting your birthday. So, feel free to write a dear asshole kind of letter.
    .-= Zoeyjane´s last blog ..On misquotations =-.

    October 28, 2009
  • Dear Lotus,

    Who knew there were so many people with Hashimoto’s? Also…the PMS? Nothing more entertaining that being unable to stop crying at Where the Wild Things Are.
    .-= lynette´s last blog ..All these things that I have learned =-.

    October 29, 2009
  • Amanda

    We learned about Hashimoto’s and other thyroid conditions in class last month. I got teary for a moment because I thought about what the textbook didn’t say, knowing that it makes my friend suffer so.

    It’s tragic (forgive my soapbox here) that people have made so many advances and supposed breakthroughs, and all we’ve come up with to treat our aches are more pain pills with side effects as bad as the original symptoms.

    And for the rest of it, I agree totally. It’s way cool that I met another woman who enjoys farts like I do. Perhaps other letters to be written would be thank you’s to those who allow farts to exist in abundance ie, the carbonated beverage industry, the elements nitrogen, carbon, hydrogen, oxygen, and sulfur, intestinal flora, flabby buttcheeks, beans, cow’s milk, eggs, cruciferous vegetables, and notably, Mr. Methane, who is a genius.

    But I digress.

    November 01, 2009
  • Read this book. It is absolutely wonderful. http://www.amazon.com/Living-Well-Hypothyroidism-Doctor-Doesnt/dp/0380808986

    Also, make sure they are giving you the right dose. A few years ago they changed the levels for women. They are now much lower than they were, but not every doctor knows that.

    Hope you don’t mind unsolicited advice.
    .-= Karen Bannan´s last blog ..Échappé, Glissade, Pas de Bourrée — No Way! =-.

    November 04, 2009
  • I love you:)
    .-= kompostela´s last blog ..Preschool Toddler =-.

    November 06, 2009

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