Good News At Last

I’ve not written much for this blog lately. Everything had been pretty much the same and I didn’t want to keep complaining and people get fed up with hearing it. I lost a lot of motivation for everything when I couldn’t complete the trial for the new drug for Graves’ disease as I have beenContinue reading “Good News At Last”

Medical Experiments!!

I’ve done a lot of reading on Graves’ disease and the treatment of it since being diagnosed, and one of the things that confuses me is the fact that all current treatment focuses on the effect rather than the cause. The current treatment choices available are antithyroid medication to surpress the thyroid, Radioactive Iodine treatmentContinue reading “Medical Experiments!!”

A Monday Morning Rant!

As soon as I explain to people what Graves’ disease is, their instant response is ‘over active thyroid? I bet it’s easy to lose weight, you’re so lucky.’ Yes, when my Graves’ disease wasn’t diagnosed I lost a lot of weight, but only after putting on loads first because I was eating like a horse,Continue reading “A Monday Morning Rant!”

I’m An Intolerant Dickhead!!

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!!”

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!”