The Google Cycle

What is it about the New Year that gets you looking into new paths and options?  The promise of a simple date change bringing new possibilities, fresh pathways and better results? I woke this morning with a really sore neck.  It's been like this for about a month now I think.  I've been ignoring it, assuming … Continue reading The Google Cycle

Ambition

The introduction of Levothyroxine to my system, known as Eutroxsig here in Australia has made the biggest change to my health.  I no longer feel as tired when I wake, my energy levels throughout the day are better.  My mind feels sharper and the pain in both my hip and shoulder has lessened on most … Continue reading Ambition

The Beach

The last 2 weeks have been a new hell.  A sinus infection raged out of control for at least a week.  I couldn't sleep well at night, the pain in my forehead, my jaw and seemingly my teeth waking me up.  The ache in my right ear every time I swallowed.  The stuff I was blowing … Continue reading The Beach

Another new diagnosis

Yesterday I visited the third new doctor at Integrative Health  Solutions (the other two having left shortly after I saw them!) and came away with a new term for what they think is going on with me.  HPA Axis Dysregulation. Turns out, according to the literature they gave me, it's the correct term for what people label … Continue reading Another new diagnosis

My eyelids are peeling

Over the year and a half that I've been unwell I've had various symptoms, some worrying, some amusing that may or may not be related to hypothyroidism.  And the only reason I think that is my diagnosis (after post viral fatigue, human Parvovirus B19, Glandular Fever, vitamin deficiencies and Fibromyalgia) is because the thyroid medication is working.  More … Continue reading My eyelids are peeling

Hard edges

Being a parent gives you hard edges.  With my 4 year old we're at the stage where I'm telling her off every few minutes.  You almost couldn't script it better with things I never thought I'd need to say like 'don't touch that, put that down, sit up straight, don't throw that there, pick that up, I'm not … Continue reading Hard edges