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My Body Is Okay

I was sweating my ass off on the way to my third doctor appointment this month. I decided to take the time from work and travel halfway downtown (plus another 15-minute walk from the metro) to see a specialist about my recent lab results – results my former endocrinologist said showed I had… 585 more words

Diabetes

Living with Hypothyroidisim

Since this is my first post, I want to dedicate it to something I have lived most of my life with, hypothyroidism. I was diagnosed at a very young age (around 9 years old) and have been on medication ever since, which would be 21 years now. 558 more words

Diet

Journaling for a Spoonie?

Tuesday I had a bad day. The thing I hate most about these days, other than it’s bound to happen, is how useless I feel especially now that the baby will be here in a few short months and there is still a ton of stuff to do. 226 more words

Debunking Tough Love and the Mind-Body Connection

It’s three and a half years since my thyroid was surgically removed (21st December 2011) after a long and arduous journey to get my symptoms taken seriously.   4,466 more words

Leaving

My Low Level Thyroid

About two years ago I was diagnosed with hypothyroid and more recently discovered a goiter was causing it. So basically for those of you who are not doctors and have perfectly functioning thyroids – my little glad does not make enough hormones to regulate my metabolism, weight, temperature, keep hair on my head and body, keep me awake more then four hours at a time – so just the little things in life…. 301 more words

Dawn’s Journey

“BEFORE IMS I HAD HIT AN ALL TIME LOWIN MY LIFE.  I WAS GAINING WEIGHT (AN AVERAGE OF 10LBS A MONTH) AND EATING VERY LITTLE IF AT ALL SOME DAYS BECAUSE I WAS SO DEPRESSED, EXHAUSTED AND IN PAIN. 417 more words

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My Short Theory of Enki

When I was a child, we lived near a medical center that housed ambulances. Every time we would walk past I noticed the symbol on the medical vans, two serpents wrapped around a staff with wings. 934 more words