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I know I have my health problems in my about me section but I want to write about the struggles. I have had Hashimoto’sÂ HypothyroidismÂ for almost twenty years. My body is killing or attacking my thyroid on a constant basis. InÂ November I finally convinced my doctor to change my medication from a synthetic thyroid medication to a natural dissected thyroid medication or a NDT. Just over a year ago I was diagnosed as a diabetic at 43 years of age. So I was a type 2 diabetic. A few short months later I was told I was a type 1.5 or a LADA. That’s when I did the what the heck is that? Well LADA is Latent Autoimmune Diabetes in Adults. So my body is attacking my pancreas. What I have learned that if you have one autoimmune disease you tend to get more. Â I wasn’t exhibiting anything that would put me as a type 2. Â I had no family history, I wasn’t overweight and nothing else seemed to fit except my insomnia. Â So at that time I was put on Metformin to control the diabetes. Â After about six weeks I was able to tolerate it well. Â Then they added Trajenta as my sugars were going up in the mornings after a low carb breakfast. Â I have been off work since January because both of these invisible illnesses. Â I should have taken longer time off to deal with my messed upÂ metabolismÂ back when my thyroid went wonky in 2012, Â Since January I’ve gone on a gluten-freeÂ diet cutting out the bad carbs of bread, pasta and other processed foods. Â I feel so much better with not craving sweets and bread anymore. Â So two nights ago I should have went to the hospital, my heart was racing, I was sweating, in pain,Â nauseous with a headache on the low end migraine scale. Â My friends on my LADA forums thought I was in Diabetic Keytosis. Finally last night I tested my keytones and they were fine because after two days I would have went to the hospital. Â I don’t know what is ahead for me because I was depressed and that is why I am off of work. Â I am much better, more so than when my thyroid was out of whack in 2012 and when I was diagnosed with the LADA. Â It’s a long hard road finding me again but I have. Â My family has been with me through this journey and I thank them for everything they’ve done. Â Without them and my doctor I wouldn’t have found the happy me again.