About eight months ago I posted a version of what you can see below, itself largely a repeat of earlier posts.
Since then there appear to have been even more "text speak" and other abbreviated language in posts. Please avoid this so that others can read your contributions more readily.
Many people suffering from thyroid issues struggle enough reading properly written replies without struggling to interpret lots of shortened "words". Shortened forms which make perfect sense to you, the poster, at the time, might make little sense to someone else, whose first language possibly isn't English, and who might be feeling awful and brain-fogged.
In order to give an example of the difficulty of understanding slang/text speak, I have converted the above into a form of text speak:
ther sEmz 2 hav Bin a lot mo "text speak" & othR abbreviated lngwij n posts recntly. pls avoid DIS so dat others cn rED yor contributions mo readily.
mNE ppl suffering frm thyroid isUz struggle Enuf reading properly RitN replies w/o struggling 2 interpret lots of shortnD "words". shortnD forms whch mAk perfect senS 2 you, d poster, @ d time, mite mAk ltl senS 2 SOME1 else, whuz 1st lngwij possibly isn't English, & hu mite b fEln awful & brain-fogged.
The use of sentences with full stops, appropriate use of capital letters, and paragraphs nicely spaced out, are all appreciated.