*Updated 8 Feb, 2014* I had a revelation last week. My test results from the research clinic finally came back and I have quite the toxic load. I don’t think it’s helpful at this stage to talk about my specific problems because I am currently being treated for them. I have no idea if the treatment will work for me and all the research is so revolutionary and new that it isn’t even published yet. But let’s just say that… Read more »

So I went to see a reproductive endocrinologist. I wanted to get some hormonal testing done to see how my body is doing at this point in time. I had some concerns that I was having anovulatory cycles and wanted to discuss my perception of short luteal phase with a specialist. I’m having mixed feelings about all of this but it was good to finally have a piece of paper confirming that something is indeed wrong with my body and… Read more »

running in the woods

I’ve always been a little different. Born with congenital hypothyroidism, I was burdened with the daily dose of necessary thyroid medication from only a few weeks of age. Affectionately dubbed my “smart pill” by family members, it would be something I would have to remember for the rest of my life. As long as I took that pill and had regular blood tests, they told me, my life would be “normal.” So off I went, taking my Synthroid and having… Read more »