WOW! Hmmmm. Oh my! Those were the words coming from the Nurse Practitioner's mouth at my first Endocrinologist appointment ever. She was reviewing my blood test results and apparently they were impressive! But not in a good way. I was one year into my fitness journey and my weight loss had stalled. A friend persisted… Continue reading Reclaiming My Life in More Ways Than One – Hashimotos
“Ma’am, Ma’am. Wake up.” I open my eyes and look at the young girl seated next to me on the plane. She says quite sincerely, “You are snoring.” Ohhhhhhhh. Big sigh on my part. First of all I know I snore. I snore so badly that my husband and I do not share a bedroom… Continue reading Too Big to Fly?
HASHIMOTOS-Part two. _For over 40 years my thyroid blood draws checked my T4. I had NO idea there was a T3. When my weight loss stalled, a friend suggested I have my T3 checked. I scoffed at her. Surely my doctor would be on top of this.🤷♀️ _Thank goodness for her persistence. She said it… Continue reading Once more about the Thyroid
If you were to hear today that your father has cancer, you could go to the Internet and Google everything you want to know about it, including possible cures. However, my 17-year-old self could not. It was pre-internet back in 1979 . We had the library and we had encyclopedias; so when I stumbled upon… Continue reading I Choose Life!
I had been considering taking down this page because I started it to document my weight loss journey. Lately that journey has slowed down. In 2016, I lost 60 pounds. In 2017, I lost 15 pounds. So I really didn’t know if it was serving it’s purpose anymore. However I have seen that yes indeed it… Continue reading Get Out and Enjoy Life!