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Dealing with Discouragement and Type One Diabetes

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Lately I’ve felt consumed by chronic illness. 5 months of switching thyroid medications and trying to find the right dose…and cycling between hypo and  hyperthyroidism. Eaten alive describes it well. “Alive” because underneath the ravages of these diseases I actually have a fairly young persons body. I have some big dreams but mostly I just… Read more…

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Thyroid Update: Why Postpartum is So Hard for People with Hypothyroidism and Why I Love T3 Medication

Thyroid Update: Why Postpartum is So Hard for People with Hypothyroidism and Why I Love T3 Medicationfeatured

Hi everyone, So here’s the update I promised about my thyroid and what life’s been like the last few months. It’s been an extremely TOUGH few months because: I’ve been caring for a newborn and toddler. I had chronic migraines for 1 and a half months straight postpartum…everyday!!! And finally I’ve had the return of… Read more…

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Possibly the Most Intense, Bizarre, Make-You-Angry, Miracle Birth Story You’ve Ever Heard!

Possibly the Most Intense, Bizarre, Make-You-Angry, Miracle Birth Story You’ve Ever Heard!featured

I hesitate telling ALL the details of the birth of our second son, Black Top (ha ha….he has darker hair than our first born, Golden Top). But I’ve decided I will. I strongly believe in the power of having a positive outlook and in believing all will work out well. So even though Golden Top’s… Read more…

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Wonderful and Unusual Treatments for Hypoglycemia…That Are Actually Healthy

Wonderful and Unusual Treatments for Hypoglycemia…That Are Actually Healthyfeatured

I hope everyone is enjoying their summer! Traditionally when the nice weather arrives my family and friends have come to expect the following official announcement from me: “Ice Cream Season has begun!!! Woot, woot!” Well, no “woots” for me this year. :( I honestly have no cravings at all for sweets… it’s crazy my friends…. Read more…

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NEWS

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I’m just going to come out with it: “We’re pregnant!!!” Yesterday, I woke up and did a pregnancy test… closed my eyes for 3 minutes… I expected to be disappointed but was pleasantly surprised with a beautiful plus sign:) Woo hoo!!! To me a positive pregnancy test is the equivalent of your child saying “hi”… Read more…

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