I have Hashimoto’s
Brilliant post about #autoimmune disease and #hashimoto’s – a must read IMHO
I had intended to write a post for Thyroid Awareness month (which was in January). I thought it would be important to share my experience, with the hope that others would get the help they needed way sooner that I did. But, if nothing else, this disease is teaching me to manage my own expectations about what I can do. So, it took me four months longer than planned to get this written. That, I’m learning, is my new reality.
On my birthday (In October) last year, I was diagnosed with Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis. If you know anything at all about the thyroid and it’s role in human biology, you’ll understand why I’ve been largely absent online. The thyroid controls the most basic functions in the body at a cellular level; when it’s not working properly, nothing in the body really works as it should. Body temperature, digestion, basic cell functions are…
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