WHO AM I? If you have been following my blog & my health journey, you know that I have recently taken up running as a way to deal with my anxiety & to try to be a more healthy individual. When I first began this journey in January, my goal was to only run a … Continue reading So, I ran a 10k…
Losing Weight with Hypothyroidism
It's been exactly about a year since I was diagnosed with Hypothyroidism in 2016. But before that, I began to develop the symptoms long before my diagnosis. Refer to Hypothyroidism: My Personal Journey to a Diagnosis. To put it simply, I was exhausted all the time & I put on weight extremely fast. Since September 2015, I … Continue reading Losing Weight with Hypothyroidism
Running my First 5k
YO! I DID IT! About a week ago, I ran for exactly 30 minutes & 54 seconds and DID NOT STOP. I ran a 5k aka 3.1 miles!!!!! This is a huge accomplishment for me. As stated in previous blogs and instagram posts, I am not a runner. I have never liked running. My memories of … Continue reading Running my First 5k
Purification Program Completed!
DONE! 21 days of no gluten, sugar, eggs, nuts, soy, corn, dairy, & alcohol... all done! 🙂 I'm surprised how quickly the past 3 weeks have went & I'm excited to share with you all my results. For the past 21 days, I have been doing the Purification Program by Standard Process, recommended by my … Continue reading Purification Program Completed!
Hypothyroidism: My Personal Journey to a Diagnosis.
If you have read my previous post, What the hell is Hypothyroidism?!, then you have already seen that symptoms of this disease could be so easily explained by other factors. This is my personal story of how I found out I had Hypothyroidism & how I finally got a doctor to correctly diagnose me. For … Continue reading Hypothyroidism: My Personal Journey to a Diagnosis.
Week One of Purification Program
This past week I began a 21-Day Purification Program by Standard Process recommended by my nutritionist (who is amazing by the way, check her out!). The goal of this purification program was to basically detox my body, heal my leaky gut, & eliminate foods that could be triggering my hypothyroidism, my fatigue, my acne breakouts, & … Continue reading Week One of Purification Program
What the hell is Hypothyroidism?!
Hypothyroidism. What the hell is that?! To be honest, I had never heard of Hypothyroidism, I barely even knew what the thyroid even was! Today, it is something that defines my every day life. Hypothyroidism is an invisible disease. Yes, I said disease. It can also be referred to as under-active thyroid disease. To put … Continue reading What the hell is Hypothyroidism?!
New Year, New Me?
It's the first day of 2017 & I couldn't be happier. How do I even describe 2016? Awful? Horrific? Terrible? 2016 was devastating to say the least & I am thrilled for a new start. I have always heard this phrase, "new year, new me." I always found it to be kinda funny. People saying this … Continue reading New Year, New Me?