It’s been a pretty pants start to the week and I’m struggling to stay motivated with training. I’m still having a lot of symptoms of my thyroid being under active but I’m not totally convinced it is yet as my heart rate has gone back to being about normal. I’m a little bit irrational andContinue reading “I’m An Intolerant Dickhead!!”
Author Archives: aerialemma
I’ve Learned To Love Stretching!!!
When it comes to stretching, there is so much information available online that researching becomes a little daunting and it’s hard to know what to do and how often. I’m not an expert but I have managed to make some pretty good progress in the last few months and I’m old! A lot of myContinue reading “I’ve Learned To Love Stretching!!!”
Starting Again And Rebuilding Me!
The reality is there will probably be about a million posts about this. I’m still in the relatively early stages of getting myself fit again and there’s seems to be a lot of up and downs but I’ve kept moving and I’m definitely getting stronger over all so that’s got to be a good thing.Continue reading “Starting Again And Rebuilding Me!”
Swinging Both Ways – Hyper to Hypo and Back Again!
Before I go into all this and explain what’s gone on I will try and explain how the thyroid works a little bit. I’ve said a few times already, my medical knowledge is pretty shoddy. I’m most definitely not a doctor and there’s a good chance I’ll get a few of these things wrong butContinue reading “Swinging Both Ways – Hyper to Hypo and Back Again!”
Giving up smoking when I was at the height of my Graves’ induced anxiety and depression probably seemed like quite a stupid idea to most people, but to me in made sense. I wanted to regain control of my life and in my head, stoping smoking was something I needed to do to do that.Continue reading “I Quit!!”
Diagnosed At Last
I was diagnosed with Graves’ Disease on 12th September 2019, and with hyperthyroidism on 3rd June 2019. But I’ve been ill for a lot longer than that. About four years ago I was hit with some really stressful and difficult to manage news and I believe that was the trigger for my Graves’ disease. SinceContinue reading “Diagnosed At Last”
The Down Days
I want to start by saying that I thought about this post for a while before posting it. I wasn’t sure if I should be optimistic instead, and showing hope that things will get better. But in my first post, I said I hoped that someone somewhere may read my blog and find some ofContinue reading “The Down Days”
My First Blog Post
So I’m not a blogger, I’m not a medical expert and all I can do is write about my experience. I’m Emma, I run a circus school as well as having a busy family life with a partner, three daughters and two amazing grandchildren. I also suffer with an invisible illness – Hyperthyroidism and Graves’Continue reading “My First Blog Post”