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    The Journey Of Hashimoto’s

    Healing. It’s such a journey. I have been thinking about the process a lot lately. I know how scary it can be when first starting out. And it continues to be scary every time you have tolook at a new bump in the road. The thing that has been hitting me lately is that once you are aware of things that don’t fit into healing, you can never want to go back. Sometimes I want to think that ignorance is bliss even though I know that is the furthest thing from the truth. What I have realized, once we know something, it’s impossible to go back to ignorance. And I…

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    Heal Vs Cure

    Something has been on my mind a lot lately as I talk to more and more women with Hashimoto’s. It is common to hear “All I want is to feel better.” But there is a question that I keep asking myself as I work towards the things that will help me feel better. “Am I wanting to heal or do I want to be cured?” When I first heard this question in my mind, my first reaction was “What’s the difference and why does it matter?” The truth is that healing and curing are often used interchangeably. But they aren’t the same. I had to go look it up. Merriam…

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    Taking It Up A Notch

    “What I think, so shall I be.”  – Wayne Dyer Looking back over my life, I realize that I have spent a lot of that time in frustration, anger at my body, feeling stuck in various situations and just plain exhausted.  I have battled weight all of my life and I have battled my thoughts and patterns for what seems forever.  I think this is a human trait. ☺  I have done some things really well health wise, but honestly in many not so well. I am learning that some of the struggles I have had are centered in many of the beliefs and thoughts I hold.  When I realized…

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    Taking Charge Of Your Hashimoto’s

    “The Universe is not short on wake-up calls. We are just too quick to hit the snooze button. ” -Brene Brown “I was okay until I wasn’t.” I hear a version of this statement by patients almost every day. As I listen to this statement, I can so relate. It seems that we are travelling through life just fine and then wake up one day we are just hit with SICK SICK SICK. If we are lucky, we will find a health care provider who will listen and run some tests – even if they aren’t able to treat the answer. The diagnosis of Hashimoto’s. “How did I get here? I…