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Hi Joe – I am to have radioactive iodine for a megamassive goitre, hopefully on 9 December. I weigh about 17 stones and want it off! Not too worried about the RAI but quite worried about putting more weight on. I hope to get the weight off and a volunteer from the British Thyroid foundation told me yesterday (she had exactly the same conditions as me) she had gone from a size 20 to a size 12 after having the RAI and eating to lose weight! She told me how I was feeling and was spot on. Said she had become ‘a new woman’ after the RAI so I am hopeful about feeling better as well. I read somewhere that 5 small well balanced meals a day would help and at the moment (pre RAI) am trying to do this. Any help you and anybody could give would be very gratefully received. Thanks.