One Hundred Days with Hashimoto’s. Day 12: Birthday Bubbles of Bliss

A moment of serenity suds. Soaking in the silence. Dunk my head under the surface. Hear the muffled house sounds And whooshing breath of peace. Feel the warm water hug joints Sore from chasing children Sore from chasing healing This.  Feels.  Nice. Mom you give the best gift: watching the children while I soaked in a …

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One Hundred Days with Hashimoto’s. Day 11: Cool Evening Walk

August 14, 2016 This evening’s walk was as sweet as candy.  Cooler air invited me to try again, my bones asking for it while the heat subsided.  What a nice night to savor a push of the stroller through the neighborhood.  I am celebrating a 1.5 mile walk! My husband asked me to carry my …

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One Hundred Days with Hashimoto’s. Day 10: Update

The morning it happened, when my heart raced, followed an evening like this: Went to bed at midnight, woke up to feed the baby, it was 5:00 am or so.  While I was awake, I took my Hashimoto’s prescription medicine. Went back to bed until 7am.  That makes 2 hours of absorption time before eating. …

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Abs are made in the kitchen

Hey guys, long time since I wrote!  Reason: tendonitis and bursitis in both knees, diagnosed a few weeks ago by our family M.D.   Turns out that going from zero to sixty postpartum is not good for thirty-something year old joints.   My schedule was something like this: 6-weeks postpartum: 7-minute workouts, light. 8-weeks postpartum …

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