An ultrasound test done on my thyroid found several nodules sitting in my thyroid. One was “hot” producing too much T-3 hormone. My endocrinologist put me on 10 mg of methimazole, to calm it down, and the fun began! Continue reading My Weight Battle with Methimazole and My “Hot” Thyroid Nodule”
Do you sometimes play the fool when it comes to food? Sure you have. We all have. Continue reading Food Folly
Little did I know that for a Type-1 insulin dependent diabetic that heat can cause my blood sugar to skyrocket. Not to mention I’m a senior citizen with thyroid issues. Geeze! What was I thinking??? Continue reading Walking in This Heat and Humidity About Did Me In
I feel empowered now that I’ve learned when to say “No” and when to say “Yes.” My emotional and physical well-being depends on knowing when to say “No” and when to say “Yes.” Continue reading When to Say NO and When to Say YES
I went for my annual Medicare examination last week which included blood work. My general practitioner, Dr. Rebecca Talley, called me with the results. I have hyperthyroidism 😩. Yep. I have all the symptoms. These include sleeplessness, rapid pulse, heart palpitations, and inexplicable weight gain. Continue reading Reverberations from My Broken Shoulder
Get up. Get walking and walk 10,000 steps daily some way, some how. You will feel good about yourself. You will feel good emotionally, physically, spiritually, and mentally. And it’s one of the best ways to lose belly fat. Continue reading 10,000 Steps
I well remember my favorite elementary teacher, Mrs. Eric Johnson, in fourth grade, scolding us if we forgot our pencil and paper. “Just like a carpenter needs his saw and hammer, you need your pencil and paper.” A pencil and paper were the tools of our trade back in 1961.
To lose weight and eat healthy, we need tools as well. These are the tools I use. Continue reading Tools for Healthy Eating and Weight Loss