Archives for: June 2004, 28
My doctor agreed to let me cut my thyroid pills in half. My blood test numbers were 'weird', with the tsh indicating that it was low, but my t4 high (I don't have the numbers, should get them). Since I've been having premature heartbeats (heart palpitations) and felt 'high' he agreed to try cutting my dose. If that doesn't work, I may have to switch to armour or a combined t3 and t4. With the help of the diet, and it's effect to slow down the autoimmune reaction against by thyroid, as well as better providing the nutrients my thyroid needs, I think this will work. I think my thyroid will step up to the plate and start working more like it should naturally.
It's been over a week and my heart rhythms are better, feeling pretting good, though I think my hair may be shedding a little more than usual now. I'll give it more time and see.
Went on a little vacation, and was a little less strict on my diet while there. Seemed to do ok though, and successfully avoided anything that would wreck the vacation. Did buy and bring some beneficials and fresh fruit, and walked my tail off, so I feel pretty good. I'm ready to eat right again though, it was starting to wear me down a bit.
Sad news though, my grandmother passed away. I'm going to her funeral in a couple days, hopefully I can catch up on work by then, but I'll go even if I haven't. I'm glad it wasn't a long, drawn-out, painful thing, as many cancers are, though I wish we'd all been given more time with her. My baby gave her a kiss on the cheek last time we saw her, and it was a sweet visit. My father was very close to her, so I hope he's doing okay; they're all so busy getting everything in order that we haven't had time to talk.