Celebrating 5 Years with Graves Disease and Tips to Build Your Best Life

Celebrating 5 Years with Graves Disease and Tips to Build Your Best Life

Hello Lovelies:

This time five years ago I was trying to absorb the fact that I have Graves Disease, an incurable, but thankfully treatable, autoimmune disease.

Like many diagnosed with an autoimmune disease, my life drastically changed after my diagnosis. Initially I was devastated and angry. But five years later I can honestly say that Graves Disease has changed my life for the better. 

Really, I changed myself for the better. But knowing I would be spending a lifetime with Graves Disease truly motivated me to examine my life and foster changes that would allow me to thrive in my circumstances. And there are so many ways that you can too! Even if you don’t have a chronic illness.

Don’t wait for a disease to make yourself a priority. Let’s talk about how to truly make yourself feel fantastic, inside and out.  

Celebrating Five Years as a Graves Disease Warrior and Tips to Build Your Best Life - Self Love, Self Care, Health, Diet and Lifestyle

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What You need to Know about Your Thyroid

What You need to Know about Your Thyroid

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January is Thyroid Awareness Month, but how aware are you truly of your thyroid? If you’re anything like I was pre-Graves Disease, you probably don’t give it any thought. But this butterfly shaped gland is kind of a big deal. And whether or not you have a disease that affects your thyroid, it’s worth your while to know why this amazing organ is so important and what to look out for when things go wrong. Knowledge is power – so let’s learn more about our thyroids so that we can better protect our health!

What You need to Know about Your Thyroid - Thyroid diseases can affect anyone. Here's what you should know. Let's talk about Graves Disease, Hashimotos, Post-Partum Thyroiditis, Thyroid Cancer and more.

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Why Graves Disease Treatment is Necessary

Why Graves Disease Treatment is Necessary - You need a doctor on your team

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Having a Graves Disease does not make you weak. Point blank. Requiring medical attention does not mean that you are powerless. An illness is not a marathon, it is not a test or a challenge and you do not have to prove yourself to anyone. In short… with Graves Disease treatment is necessary. The same can be said about any chronic illness.

Why Graves Disease Treatment is Necessary - You need a doctor on your team

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Finding Gratitude in the Strangest Places

Why I'm grateful for my life with Graves Disease and finding gratitude in strange places

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Life is strange… It’s strange because shit happens, things blindside you and sometimes there are no right answers and no clean outcomes. It’s certainly strange for a plethora of other reasons; our very existence is strange if you stop and consider it… but I digress. Today I’m focused on that no right answer, sudden happenstance strangeness that occasional blinds many of us. Those moments when finding gratitude seems impossible.

Why I'm grateful for my life with Graves Disease and finding gratitude in strange places

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