22 August 2012 ~ 8 Comments

Interview with Marisol Aponte, a Personal Trainer With Hypothyroidism

In the years before my thyroid diagnosis, I worked out like crazy at the gym, but with little to no results. It was frustrating and I couldn’t understand why. It got to the point where I started to feel as if I was doomed to be fat, as my body spitefully ballooned from a US […]






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23 May 2011 ~ 29 Comments

Sorry Mrs T, Your Blood Tests Look Normal or The Tragic Tale of a UK Thyroid Patient

In the past, I have repeatedly talked about UK thyroid patients who are not getting the treatment they need – many are undermedicated and some are not medicated at all despite the fact that they display obvious symptoms and are desperate for help. From many of my UK friends, I know that the NHS[1] often […]






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26 March 2011 ~ 9 Comments

Sassy Style Talk With AJ: Let’s Talk About Yeast Baby!, by Anita Roberts

Let’s talk about yeast baby, let’s talk about you and me, let’s talk about all the good things, and the bad things that it brings, let’s talk about it! Yeast.  Wonderful stuff if you’re baking bread, rolls or some desserts.  Not nearly so welcome when it’s lodged in your system and creating the kind of […]






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03 March 2011 ~ 13 Comments

Ask Rash: Fibromyalgia/CFS and Exercise

Question: Hi! I was diagnosed over 16 years ago with Chronic Fatigue and Immune Dysfunction Syndrome and fibromyalgia. I have had difficulty exercising sufficiently and regularly for my heart health as well as weight reduction (maintenance). Do you know of others who suffer from this side effect, and what are they able to do that […]






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