This'll be a quick update - I'm having trouble with wooziness in the head and looking at computer screens doesn't help. I expected that after a week of training, long days in a classroom environment, hotel room beds, changed diet and meeting new people I would have some repercussions but I fully expected fatigue not dizziness. … Continue reading What’s your unwell?
One thing I can say for sure, since I've been taking the thyroid hormone liothyronine sodium (Tertroxin) is that I have been able to do more in my day. I don't exactly have more energy, but less fatigue and a feeling of being able to achieve more. I'm up and down though and I'm not … Continue reading An update on me
Life has been feeling a little serious lately. I'm not sure why, but there's a lot going on. I'm about to resign from my job, torn between staying and hoping 'things' settle down and leaving and embarking on a new (yawn) journey. I keep finding myself remembering a few months ago, when life was a … Continue reading Things could be worse
Actually I've never had a definite diagnosis before so this is A diagnosis. The Christmas break and some annual leave gave me time to think and to notice adverse reactions to food and alcohol. I came to the conclusion this is enough now. In my endless searching online last year I had come across a … Continue reading A new diagnosis
Today I had a shit house today. I've caught a cold off my daughter and it's set me back 3 months. The aching, heavy limbs and headache are back, I'm teary and angry. So angry. And so negative. I'm fighting a battle with something I can't see, which seems to actually be me, and that … Continue reading Things just fall apart
So off to the docs I go tomorrow and I'm hoping to get a referral to another doctor, an infectious diseases specialist. I am the type of person who wants to understand what is happening and what is likely to be the outcome so I can think about it and prepare beforehand. Having said that, I asked … Continue reading Too tired for a title
I visited the doctor this morning for a flu shot and to check in with my progress, it being almost 5 months since I first became ill, and a month since I stepped down from my busy job. She seemed a little concerned when I said I felt I was coping better but that I … Continue reading A visit to the doctor yields a cure!