Learning to Live with an Autoimmune Disease

Learning to Live with an Autoimmune Disease

Hello Lovelies:

I survived my first Graves Disease relapsed and I’ve had to learn to accept something – I have an autoimmune disease… and, since it’s incurable, we’ll have to learn to live together in relative harmony.

Here’s why accepting the fact that Graves Disease is incurable was the best step forward:

Learning to Live with an Autoimmune Disease - hy accepting the fact that Graves Disease is incurable was the best step forward

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Experiencing a Graves Disease Relapse and Why I’m not Surprised

Experiencing a Graves Disease Relapse and Why I'm not Surprised - What my first relapse taught me about living with an autoimmune disease and creating balance

Hello Lovelies:

I had the flu recently and it knocked me off my feet. Fevers, aches, chills and fatigue took over. On top of that I had some Graves Disease symptoms that I haven’t felt in over a year, and I was terrified. After some tests, I received bad news – I’m experiencing a Graves Disease Relapse.

We caught it early (my doctor thinks the flu caused some thyroiditis that led to some intense symptoms – they’re mostly gone now) but of course I was initially devastated.

But after a couple of weeks of soul searching, I am not surprised by my diagnosis. Here’s why (and what this Graves Disease relapse is teaching me)

Experiencing a Graves Disease Relapse and Why I'm not Surprised - What my first relapse taught me about living with an autoimmune disease and creating balance

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Welcome to Ms. Health-Esteem – How Graves Disease Changed My Life

Hello lovelies:

Welcome to Ms. Health-Esteem! A little health haven for anyone who might need one. I’m creating this world as a place to share my own health journey and experiences and encourage others to find their health-esteem along the way. Health-Esteem is not a one day accomplishment. Finding it and maintaining it are a lifelong journey; a journey of joy, self-discovery, self-love and incredible accomplishments. Let me tell you a little bit about my journey.

Welcome to Ms. Health-Esteem - How Graves Disease Changed My Life

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