I went to my endocrinologist this week for my regular check up. With Hashimoto’s, my doc wants to see me every 3 months since we are still adjusting medication. Recently I was able to get off Synthroid and onto a compounded porcine gluten free thyroid medication. My doc confirmed all my blood . . .
I only need to look as far as the A-Team to know that we women tend to get the short end of the stick when it comes to weight loss. Is it because of societal pressure for women to be thin versus men? Are women, especially women over 40, just more prone to weight gain?If you're like me, the more . . .
For those of you following my journey, you may be wondering why the heck I've not lost these last 15 pounds. The last bit of junk in my trunk, the final 15% of my 100 pound goal. The answer is not so simple. I could regale you with reasons, like a very busy time in my life these last 9 months, . . .
I'm on a plane heading west. Planes are for me the opportunity to completely unplug and be with myself. It's been quite a few weeks since I've journaled and my weight loss has slowed to really just maintaining. And I'm beating myself up. I haven't wanted to admit that I've allowed myself too . . .
If you've read my story, you know that part of how and why this weight loss journey began was due to a big weight gain largely connected to Hashimoto's Thyroiditis. In my case, it's hypothyroidism which means my thyroid was shutting down due to damage from an autoimmune reaction. My body was . . .