The 15 Year Old Fat Girl in My Head

The 15 Year Old Fat Girl in My Head

Actor Fran de Leon performed At War with the 15 Year Old Fat Girl in My Head and I was captivated. She shares an intimate story of how you can take the weight off of a girl’s body but you can’t take the mindset out of the woman’s psyche.
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Dear God, Please help my wife conquer thyroid cancer

Dear God, Please help my wife conquer thyroid cancer

In 1995 when his wife (a thyroid cancer survivor) became unexplainably fatigued Dr. Gonino started exploring integrative medicine to bring her back to health. He discovered that diagnosis and surgery are not the end of the story for thyroid cancer. It is then the beginning of a life-long battle with hypothyroidism.
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What?! Parasites can play a role in hypothyroidism

What?! Parasites can play a role in hypothyroidism

Do you know what could be eating you? Yeah parasites!

I know. I know. So gross. When my doctor first mentioned that parasites might be playing a role in my hypothyroidism. I said HELL NO.

Seriously though turns out these human-feasting organisms could be living in your body. I didn’t enjoy doing the stool testing, but I’m so happy that I did it. Turned out I didn’t have parasites, but I wasn’t off the hook. I have an overgrowth of Candida, fungus invading my gut. If I hadn’t done this stool test I would have never known. I will be writing more about Candida soon but, in the meantime, parasites have been found in the stool of hypothyroid patients and destroying them makes all the difference. [Read more…]

Hypothyroidism. An Open Letter to My Family

Hypothyroidism. An Open Letter To My Family.

When a Hypothyroid Mom reader contacted me with this letter that she wrote to her family (and she asked me to share but keep it anonymous), I thought wow she hit the nail on the head. She expressed the frustration we feel living with an invisible illness so perfectly. We may look “normal” on the outside but struggle in ways no one understands, not even our loved ones.
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Depression? Anxiety? ADD? Learning Disability? Brain Fog? Heart Disease? You Could Be Missing This Fat

Depression? Anxiety? ADD? Learning Disability? Brain Fog? Heart Disease? You Could Be Missing This Fat

Do you have these symptoms?

Does your child?

The missing fat you need to survive.
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