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Posted by: yaeli, Tuesday, November 13, 2007, 3:32am
I am very happy to report a significant improvement in my blood test results of last week. For many years I had high TSH values (5, 7, even 11), and it has turned out that I have thyroid antibodies. I never took Eltroxin, the only medication available through Israeli health funds, because even a 1/4 of a pill would cause me horrible intestinal cramps. Last week both TSH and free T4 values came out within range (3.35 MIU/ml and 9.16 pmol/l respectively). It's a bit hard to believe. From time to time I peep at the results form, checking if I see right, if the good news are still there.
My triglycerides too are well within range now (66 mg/dl), which already occured about 10 months ago, for the first time after many years of high triglycerides values.
I am back on meat/poultry since October 5th, and about the same time I began to exercise in the gym in the mornings.
I am truly amazed, and much beyond that I am grateful. Thank you Dr. D.
Love you all,
Yael  :D
Posted by: eh, Tuesday, November 13, 2007, 3:55am; Reply: 1
:) I am so happy for you, Yael.
(..and where was The Wounded Healer, eh!)
Posted by: yaeli, Tuesday, November 13, 2007, 4:22am; Reply: 2
Thanks eh  :K)
Posted by: Lloyd, Tuesday, November 13, 2007, 6:35am; Reply: 3
Great news!
Posted by: Lola, Tuesday, November 13, 2007, 8:06am; Reply: 4
keep up the good work!
Posted by: yaeli, Tuesday, November 13, 2007, 8:08am; Reply: 5
Or maybe my body has given up on me completely and decided there's no point in sending anymore TSH  >:( :'(

I have recently lost 2 kg though...  :-/ (think)
Posted by: yaman, Tuesday, November 13, 2007, 11:02am; Reply: 6
Great news Yael, congratulations!
Posted by: yaeli, Tuesday, November 13, 2007, 11:09am; Reply: 7
I'm looking forward for the LDL to follow. (disappointed) (pray)
Posted by: Debra+, Tuesday, November 13, 2007, 1:05pm; Reply: 8
Congratulations yael p.  Keep up the great work. :D

Debra :)
Posted by: yaeli, Tuesday, November 13, 2007, 1:35pm; Reply: 9
Thank you dear Lloyd, Lola, Yaman and Debra. Your support is invaluable to me.
Posted by: Jane, Tuesday, November 13, 2007, 3:10pm; Reply: 10
That's a real testament to the benefits of the BTD lifestyle.
Congratulations!  Wish I had known about it before I had to have my thyroid out in  1996.
Posted by: Lola, Tuesday, November 13, 2007, 4:33pm; Reply: 11
Posted by: KimonoKat, Tuesday, November 13, 2007, 4:36pm; Reply: 12
Posted by: Rodney, Tuesday, November 13, 2007, 4:42pm; Reply: 13
Great results Yael P,
Posted by: Victoria, Tuesday, November 13, 2007, 5:43pm; Reply: 14
Thank you for sharing your great news with us, Yael!  We help each other by sharing our successes as well as our challenges.  I am very happy for your successes.   :K)
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