Autoimmune Thyroid Disease

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    You can’t always get what you want, but if you try sometimes…you get what you need

    I asked the universe for a motorcycle this year, and they gave me a wheelchair instead 🦽

    Grateful I can get to the bathroom on my own now with the help of new wheels

    #MightyTogether #Wheelchair #bedbound #Undiagnosed #AutoimmuneThyroidDisease #PolycysticOvarySyndrome #Dysautonomia


    I feel like I might die from a broken heart

    I've read about how people can actually die from a broken heart years ago. I never had high blood pressure until this past year, my cholesterol is high and both my parents had heart disease including my younger brother by the age of 40 he had 2 hear attacks. I constantly have chest pain but I have anxiety too so it could be that. But part of me wouldn't mind if I did pass away from broken heart. I'm so alone and I have told my family how I'm not doing well emotionally, mentally and physically #epilpsey #AutoimmuneThyroidDisease #hashimotos just to name a few. But I receive nothing in response except that I'm sure where you live in they must have agencies to help you. I'm trying to find a reason to continue... I wouldn't take my life because of how I know what the aftermath is from #Suicide but I really would like it be over.


    Anxiety and recent panic attack problems

    Sooooo….. recently I’ve been having really odd sleep patterns (alseep 2 hours early, up awake 4-6 hours earlier than I used to) and daily panic attacks for what I feel is practically no reason. After my recent bloodwork I may know, in part, why. I have autoimmune hypothyroidism that resulted in a total thyroidectomy in 2016, so my levels are based mostly on my weight, which I’ve been losing steadily. My TSH(thyroid stimulating hormone) was 0.0379! Normal minimum is 0.5, so at that level I was lucky panic attacks and slightly elevated blood pressure was all I had! Holy crow, was I scared! At least I can start telling myself it’ll get better- I hope! Ugh and phew! #PanicAttack #AutoimmuneThyroidDisease #Hypothyroid #hyperthyroid

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    Long time, no see.

    I realize as my 25 birthday is upon me that I haven’t talked to y’all in a long while. Well I fell into a very deep dark hole. I became an alcoholic. Which created problems in every aspect of my life. My psychiatrist ended up telling me that all of my mental problems were caused by my hormones and that she couldn’t help me. Nearly 2 years later, here I am, after being put on meds for my si joint, and gaining weight, and having worsening symptoms. I had multiple procedures and surgeries to get to where I am. Now I’m on medicine for my thyroid, because it isn’t functioning properly, hardly anything in my body is. I’ve received a lot of bad news, I’ve started arguments just to feel something other than being numb. I’m just tired. I’m tired of nothing working out. I thought this year was going to be different. Better. But I’m not on any meds for my mental health because they continued to worsen my hormones. And sometimes I can deal, sometimes I feel alone that I can’t. And it’s very overwhelming. I’m not even 25 yet and I have to get cancer screenings, mammograms, mris/cts on my brain/neck… I’m just tired of it all I want my life back. Sometimes I just have no energy to push on. I feel so alone. I just want someone to help me. #alone #giveup #scared #ChronicIllness #sick #AutoimmuneThyroidDisease #ThyroidDisease

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    What are you all doing today?

    The weather outside is cold with freezing rain. But I am inside, all snuggled up cozily in my bed with my little bed buddy Grimace next to me, watching “ Gentlemen Prefer Blondes “ and eating deliciously fresh chewy donut holes. What are you doing today? #ChronicIllness #ChronicDepression #MyalgicEncephalomyelitis #Fibromyalgia #AutoimmuneDisease #Neuropathy #DistractMe #CheckInWithMe #MightyPets #Disabled #TheDisabledLife #bed #ChronicEpsteinBarrVirus #AutoimmuneThyroidDisease

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    Energy Saving Mode

    This is currently me right now. Today has been a day and all I can think about is going to bed. But there’s stuff to be done. The show must go on!

    #MentalHealth #ChronicIllness #Diabetes #DiabetesType2 #DiabetesType1 #HypothyroidismUnderactiveThyroidDisease #AutoimmuneThyroidDisease #HashimotosThyroiditis #Depression #Anxiety #tired

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    Any tips?

    Hello everyone,

    Does your disease get in the way of your job? I make cakes as a side business. Recently, my Graves’ disease has been making my hands shake, resulting in indentations and flaws. Does anyone have any tips for trembling hands and possible ways to calm them? I’m allergic to the medication so that’s out of the question 😬
    #GravesDisease #AutoimmuneThyroidDisease #hyperthyrodism


    Weird sensations in body?

    Hello. I’m new to my autoimmune journey. I am three months post partum with my 3rd child. The beginning of June I got really sick out of knowhere but covid, flu and strep were all negative. I and was in and out of the hospital multiple times being told “everything is fine” and only having a low grade fever.

    I was having intense night sweats, body aches and pains, burning in my face and arms but nothing to show for it. I got tingling in my face occasionally pins and needles in my hands. I have also been experiencing burning mouth. I still experience these symptoms everyday but just not as severely as when it started.

    Went to a rheumatologist and he did the blood work and it showed positive for anti thyroid peroxidase. He didn’t go into further detail and told me to go to an endocrinologist. I can’t be seen till November 01st. Yay specialist 🙄

    Went to a neurologist, still doing testing but my T4 and T3 are apparently “normal”. Thyroid issues run heavily in my family.

    Does anyone else experience weird sensory symptoms? I feel crazy. My doctors make me feel crazy because I’m post partum and I’m freaked out. Neurologist prescribed with cymbalata. Does anyone have a good history taking cymbalata at all?
    #hashimotos #hashimotos #HashimotosThyroiditis #AutoimmuneThyroidDisease #AutoimmuneDisease #help