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Interview with Boost Health

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.

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Why bother?

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 […]

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I still have Hashimotos

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 […]

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I have Hashimoto’s

This post is the first in an ongoing series; view more recent related posts. I had intended to write a post for Thyroid Awareness month (which was in January).  I thought it would be important to share my experience, with the hope that others would get the help they needed way sooner that I did.  But, […]

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Wheat Belly

I finished the book Wheat Belly by Dr. William Davis earlier this week, and I recommend it!  But before I summarize what the parts I found the most compelling, let me give you a little background about how I found myself reading in the first place … We introduced oat cereal to our oldest son shortly after […]

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