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!”

I Quit!!

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”