Balancing Self Care and Medical Care with Graves Disease

Balancing Self Care and Medical Care with Graves Disease

Hello Lovelies:

As most of you know I am Graves Disease Warrior, intent on thriving and living in harmony with my autoimmune disease.

I do this in many ways: by treating myself with the utmost amount of kindness and respect. I love myself unapologetically and make decisions based on what will be best for my health and wellbeing. By eating mindfully; consuming what I believe will benefit my biological functions and support my health. I surround myself with amazing people (thank you, I am so grateful for all of you!). I’ve learned to be incredibly self-aware; when my body shows signs of dysfunction I listen and react accordingly.

But I also have medical help. I have an amazing family doctor and a wonderful endocrinologist that provide me with excellent care.

It’s a delicate and necessary balance. But self care and medical care are imperative if you want to thrive with an illness like Graves Disease. Here’s why:

Balancing Self Care and Medical Care with Graves Disease - Why it's necessary to build a healthy lifestyle with Graves Disease whilst still receiving medical care (even in remission)

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Crispy Peanut Butter Chocolate Bliss Balls

The perfect healthy dessert to satisfy your chocolate cravings - Cripsy Peanut Butter Chocolate Bliss Balls. Gluten Free, Dairy Free and Vegan

Hello Lovelies:

Happy December! We are truly in a Winter Wonderland here in Atlantic Canada and the holiday count down has begun. My husband adores this time of year and loves to make our little nest as festive as possible. We are in the mists of decorating and, in usual health-esteem fashion, have a variety of bite sized, healthy snacks on hand! Bliss Balls are a family fave!

Want to treat yourself to some too? Check out these Peanut Butter Chocolate Bliss Balls:

The perfect healthy dessert to satisfy your chocolate cravings - Cripsy Peanut Butter Chocolate Bliss Balls. Gluten Free, Dairy Free and Vegan

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