Category Archives: Other titbits

Heat Intolerance and Thyroid Disease

As well as cold intolerance, where you are extremely sensitive to cold temperatures, heat intolerance can be a symptom of thyroid disease, too. With the summer upon us, this symptom can be made worse by rising temperatures outside.

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Writing Is an Outlet

Since being diagnosed with multiple physical health conditions as well as depression and anxiety, I have started writing about my experiences. The aim being to not only raise awareness of what we go through as chronic illness warriors and let … Continue reading

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I Did the Colour Rush to Raise Money for Thyroid UK

On Sunday just gone, I completed The Colour Rush course in aid of Thyroid UK. 

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4 Things Every Person with a Hypothyroid Friend Should Be Aware Of

Living with hypothyroidism can take over our lives at times. Some of us get better rather quickly with treatment, whereas others can take months or even years to start feeling better. Treatment is very much individual. For many of us, it … Continue reading

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How I Did on My Trip to Morocco

From 1st to 8th June I was on holiday in Morocco, which was a much needed break. Unfortunately, it included both ups and downs for my health, which I’ll be covering in this blog.

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Traveling Tips When You Have Hypothyroidism

Travelling with a chronic illness can seem daunting. Especially if you also have specific dietary requirements and/or your medication isn’t conventional.  So I thought I’d share a few tips I’ve learnt since having hypothyroidism and travelling around the world.  I wrote this … Continue reading

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Untreated ‘Borderline Hypothyroidism’ Leaves Many Thyroid Patients Unwell

I hate the term ‘borderline hypothyroid’ or ‘subclinical hypothyroidism’. It leaves many people undiagnosed and ill. Many just get worse and worse with time.  The photo on the left below is from two years ago today when I was incredibly … Continue reading

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100,000 Views for The Invisible Hypothyroidism 

This site – my blog, my baby – passed 100,000 all time views tonight, which is amazing. It only went live just under 14 months ago!  In that time, site analytics tell me that I’ve reached over 55,000 individual thyroid … Continue reading

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Kerry’s Thyroid Story

This is a guest post, written by a thyroid patient, about how she’s working on putting her Hashimoto’s into remission and now lives symptom-free.  I was diagnosed with an under active thyroid in March 2015, after going to the doctor with … Continue reading

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One Month to Go Until The Colour Rush for Thyroid UK

The countdown is on! One month yesterday, I will have done the Colour Rush 5k course, with a group of friends, in order to raise money for Thyroid UK. I’m a little nervous about it as my health is very up and down … Continue reading

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