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Ever hear of flesh eating bacteria?
Monday, July 02, 2018      1 comments

It's actually called necrotizing fasciitis and I survived it but because doctor's are clueless about the bacteria by the time they figured it out it spread into my joint, bones, and blood and almost killed me twice. They had to remove part of my... Read more
Hypothyroidism
Monday, November 21, 2016      4 comments

I've had Hashimoto and Hypothyroidism for 13 years. My naturopath increased my dose by 12mcg's and I went hyperthyroidism. I couldn't breath, sweating profusely, anxiety, nausea...it was aweful. I'm still recovering and I only took the increased... Read more
Crazy Pain
Saturday, October 29, 2016      6 comments

I began having pain in my eye Saturday night. In the morning the pain was in my eye, cheek, and left side of head. By Sunday the pain was transferred to my jaw and teeth. Monday my doctor told me I had a migraine and gave me steroids. By Tuesday... Read more
Perimenopause
Tuesday, October 18, 2016      7 comments

I recently took a week off exercise to lay in bed, watch tv, and eat too much chocolate. The depression I've been feeling has been eating me alive. Today my sister came and noticed my drenched bed, adult acne, swollen boobs, moody behavior, etc ... Read more
Love is the answer!
Saturday, February 06, 2016      5 comments

My love for animals made me become a vegetarian at the age of 9, I became a vegan over 3 years ago after watching Earthlings. My love for animals has improved my health drastically. I have no pain, I run whenever I want, I lift heavier than I e... Read more
First run in 20 years!
Monday, May 19, 2014      5 comments

I haven't ran since high school, I was also 100 p0unds lighter then. I got into high impact activities throughout my life as I got older but drifter away from running. When I got the Hashimoto and gained 149 pounds walking was easier on my back,... Read more
Cytomel plus some other things works wonders
Wednesday, February 19, 2014      7 comments

After my last post I gained 10 pounds back. With the new year I decided to get serious and not cheat on my vegan diet, work out 18 hours a week, and take meds religiously and it is working. I am down 43 pounds now, 23 since the new year. I have ... Read more
What could it be? update
Tuesday, September 24, 2013      2 comments

After starving myself and exercise 3 plus hours a day but continuing to gain weight I took it upon myself to do some research on hypothyroidism and found that my T4's were being treated but not my T3's. I found a medication called cytomel that i... Read more
How to fix hip pain?
Wednesday, October 12, 2011      2 comments

Everytime I get on a good exercise streak I injure myself. My insurance sucks so I'm given pills and told to rest...no diagnosis. I need to treat this myself to keep me in the gym without limping, any suggestions?... Read more
I get to dance again!!!
Tuesday, October 11, 2011      0 comments

I have been injured for months with plantar faciitis (spell?) with some tightness in the achilles (spell?). Today my doctor told me that I will be able to jump and dance and do whatever I want in about a month. This has been a long, hard process... Read more
What could it be???
Sunday, August 28, 2011      5 comments

I was diagnosed with hypothyroidism 5 years ago, though my levels are normal my weight keeps going up. I've gained 130 lbs in 5 years. I was sent to a nutritionist, gained weight. Put on phentermine, gained weight. Put on a 1200 calories a day d... Read more
The thin girl in the big body
Thursday, August 18, 2011      4 comments

I was swimming today and looked in the mirror not noticing myself. I look like I don't feel. I am very active and strong and when I look in the mirror it feels as if it is not a reflection of who I am. Has anybody else not recognized themselves ... Read more

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