Hashi & Me is a series of stories published by Boost Health for people with Hashimoto’s told by people with Hashimoto’s and other thyroid problems. In each piece, one of us will share our experience with Hashimoto’s, our personal findings and tips. We believe one person’s experience can be useful for others, especially newly diagnosed people. This week meet Natalie, leader of a User Experience team for a consulting company in Chicago.
Today when I was surfing patient communities, I found this post by an academic named Todd Kaneko. My health-related blog posts are the most well-trafficked ones on this site, and this poem reminds me to continue to make myself vulnerable by sharing my health experiences here. I am currently working on a long (multi-month) blog […]
In this post, I describe my planning for and beginning the Andy Cutler Chelation (ACC) protocol. These months have included lots of ups and downs – mostly downs, unfortunately – including a Chronic Lyme diagnosis, and the realization that I passed my heavy metal poisoning to both kids in utero. On the upside, I’ve managed to get myself into a routine with ACC, and we’re chelating the kids now too. I hope I’ll have more good news than bad to share the next time I write.
This blog post is a follow up to one I wrote about a year ago called It’s Not Just Flint, in which I started to address my lead and mercury poisoning. Although much of what I learned still holds true, I’ve learned a lot more since then. In this post, I’ll be mostly focused on […]
Just over three years ago, I was diagnosed with an autoimmune condition called Hashimoto’s Disease. I was in pretty bad shape at the time. I knew my mental acuity was deteriorating rapidly, I was perpetually exhausted, and I gained weight no matter what I did about food and exercise. It was finally with a referral from my […]