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Forum: Thyroid 04-01-2013, 06:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,788
Posted By Emmaline
I didn't find any difference with taking T3 over...

I didn't find any difference with taking T3 over time vs taking one dose. I still felt the same even tho it's about a 4 hour window. Many dr's insist that it does matter, but I just didn't feel it....
Forum: Thyroid 03-18-2013, 06:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,380
Posted By Emmaline
I second the low Vit D! That's way to low with...

I second the low Vit D! That's way to low with all that's going on...I have to take 10,000u a day in winter to keep mine in the 70's.
Forum: Thyroid 03-18-2013, 06:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 872
Posted By Emmaline
You can also look into adreneal fatigue. That can...

You can also look into adreneal fatigue. That can give you a wired feeling. Hashi's should support their adrenals nutritionally...b complex helps. Siberian Ginseng is also good as an adaptogen.
Forum: Thyroid 03-18-2013, 06:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 843
Posted By Emmaline
I think she's been gone for quite a while. Maybe...

I think she's been gone for quite a while. Maybe someone else will pop on...
Forum: Thyroid 03-18-2013, 06:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,769
Posted By Emmaline
I'm in Central NY. I'm trying 26mcg of Tirosint...

I'm in Central NY. I'm trying 26mcg of Tirosint (T4 in a gel cap) with 50mcgs of Cytomel. The arythmias's have slowed down almost entirely.

I think when I go get my next labs I should have them do...
Forum: Thyroid 03-04-2013, 10:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,769
Posted By Emmaline
I know! One endo I saw would prescribe in but...

I know! One endo I saw would prescribe in but only in small amounts. The Thyrolar I took had 25mcgs in it and it worked for a while, but it wasn't enough T3 for me. Other endos around here don't...
Forum: Thyroid 03-04-2013, 09:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,769
Posted By Emmaline
Yes, well aware! And I know it's not safe to self...

Yes, well aware! And I know it's not safe to self medicate. I'm in no way advocating that. But in this area there literally is no one. All the endos in the area have never heard of it even though...
Forum: Thyroid 03-04-2013, 08:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,769
Posted By Emmaline
T3 only question...getting concerned

I've been on T3 only therapy for 5 years with great success. Any T4 combo was disastrous for me, but taking just Cytomel changed my life!

Recently I had to get an auth to continue Cytomel because...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-20-2013, 03:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,220
Posted By Emmaline
Yes, try the calcium ascorbate type of Vit...

Yes, try the calcium ascorbate type of Vit C...it's all I take. It's the buffered kind. Regular Ascorbic acid rots my stomach!
Forum: General Health/Medical Issues 01-19-2013, 08:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,940
Posted By Emmaline
How are your Omega 3 levels? If there is an...

How are your Omega 3 levels? If there is an imbalance of Omega 3 to Omega 6's that can set up an inflammatory response.

How too much omega-6 and not enough omega-3 is making us sick...
Forum: General Health/Medical Issues 01-19-2013, 08:11 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,161
Posted By Emmaline
Magnesium...hands down. We are all deficient! ...

Magnesium...hands down. We are all deficient!

Magnesium Deficiency Symptoms and Diagnosis | Dr. Sircus (http://drsircus.com/medicine/magnesium/magnesium-deficiency-symptoms-diagnosis)
Forum: General Health/Medical Issues 01-19-2013, 08:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,095
Posted By Emmaline
Lucy, do you take any supplements? I've been...

Lucy, do you take any supplements? I've been reading a lot lately about magnesium deficiency, and how common it is. One of the main symptoms of it is depression. The article I read goes on to say the...
Forum: Thyroid 01-19-2013, 07:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,330
Posted By Emmaline
If you had thyroid issues before, I would have...

If you had thyroid issues before, I would have your doctor run antibody tests. That up and down stuff can mean auto immune Hashimotos. It's an auto response that your body attacks your own thyroid...
Forum: Thyroid 01-19-2013, 07:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,579
Posted By Emmaline
I was plagued by them as well. I had to up my...

I was plagued by them as well. I had to up my carbs. I added a banana to my protein shake each morning, and my leg cramps disappeared.

I was taking every mineral, potassium, magnesium, and added...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-07-2013, 04:04 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,949
Posted By Emmaline
Have you tried taking a digestive enzyme with...

Have you tried taking a digestive enzyme with your shake? It may help...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-07-2013, 04:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,159
Posted By Emmaline
What a great way to start the year!...

What a great way to start the year! Congratulations!
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-07-2013, 03:59 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,418
Posted By Emmaline
:welcome: So glad you found your way here! ...

:welcome:

So glad you found your way here!

I made a yummy stuffing for Christmas out of Julian Bakery bread. I had missed it ever so much, and it was low carb!
Forum: Thyroid 01-07-2013, 03:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 837
Posted By Emmaline
That high a TSH would be deadly for me, it...

That high a TSH would be deadly for me, it shouldn't be that high if you're on meds. Both T's are on the low side.

Is your daughter on meds? That makes a big difference when talking about labs...
Forum: Thyroid 01-07-2013, 03:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 743
Posted By Emmaline
Welcome! Are you feeling well on that dose? We...

Welcome!
Are you feeling well on that dose? We can look at labs that you have done to help sort this out. Getting familiar with your labs really helps. Get a copy of each panel you have done, then...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-05-2013, 06:06 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,949
Posted By Emmaline
Jay Robb's was too sweet for me. I switched to...

Jay Robb's was too sweet for me. I switched to About Time whey. It's still sweetened with stevia, but much less.
Forum: Thyroid 01-04-2013, 07:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 647
Posted By Emmaline
A full thyroid panel needs to be done as well as...

A full thyroid panel needs to be done as well as your other hormones. Ferretin, Vit D.

Hopefully that will be a given when you go in. Since you all have auto immune issues, you can probably count...
Forum: Thyroid 01-04-2013, 07:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 891
Posted By Emmaline
Vit D is in the toilet! You need it bad! During...

Vit D is in the toilet! You need it bad! During the winter months I take 10,000u per day. I just had my blood done and it was at 70. Perfect! You'll feel so much better getting your Vit D3 up.
You...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 12-27-2012, 11:54 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,151
Posted By Emmaline
I think this has morphed into more than what I...

I think this has morphed into more than what I intended...haha! On a high carb diet I wasn't used to cooking, or baking as much. I was making lower fat foods, or using more convenience foods, so...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 12-25-2012, 05:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,250
Posted By Emmaline
Haha! He's a fast learner!

Haha! He's a fast learner!
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 12-25-2012, 04:53 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,300
Posted By Emmaline
The coconut is good! That was the first one I...

The coconut is good! That was the first one I tried.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 12-25-2012, 04:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,230
Posted By Emmaline
:) Coffee w/HWC, vanilla stevia, and...

:)

Coffee w/HWC, vanilla stevia, and Jamison's
Protein shake w/CO, banana, and a few blueberries

Total Fage w/Orange Stevia
TB of peanut butter for a snack

Roasted turkey
Roasted brussels...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 12-25-2012, 04:44 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,300
Posted By Emmaline
Well...I loved it! I took about a half a loaf of...

Well...I loved it! I took about a half a loaf of the Paleo almond, and cubed it up. I put the cubes in a gallon baggie with EVOO, salt, pepper, and sage. Layed them all out on a cookie sheet and...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 12-25-2012, 11:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 576
Posted By Emmaline
Merry Christmas! :)

Merry Christmas! :)
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 12-25-2012, 11:37 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,300
Posted By Emmaline
I'm attempting to make stuffing with the almond...

I'm attempting to make stuffing with the almond loaf I got...I'll let ya'll know how it turns out.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 12-24-2012, 12:23 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,300
Posted By Emmaline
But that thread was back in 2010, that would not...

But that thread was back in 2010, that would not be correct for the Paleo breads which are new aren't they?
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 12-24-2012, 11:41 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,151
Posted By Emmaline
Ummm...any and everything! Bacon in the oven,...

Ummm...any and everything! Bacon in the oven, splatters everywhere. Baking chicken in the oven splatters and leaves a lot of greasy liquid in the bottom of the dish. Frying a burger on the stove with...
Forum: Thyroid 12-24-2012, 11:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,101
Posted By Emmaline
Glad to hear it! Don't worry about the weight...

Glad to hear it! Don't worry about the weight gain right now, get your body back in shape!
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 12-24-2012, 07:46 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,151
Posted By Emmaline
I know! I so need to have a vent...

I know!

I so need to have a vent installed...maybe the lottery ticket I just bought will be my ticket for that! And a dishwasher....and a second bathroom....
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 12-23-2012, 08:48 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,151
Posted By Emmaline
Yes...Barkeepers Friend is great! And Bon Ami...

Yes...Barkeepers Friend is great! And Bon Ami...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 12-23-2012, 07:41 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,151
Posted By Emmaline
I just recently started making my own cleaner...

I just recently started making my own cleaner with vinegar! I love it! A tsp of dishwashing liquid, 1/4 cup white vinegar, and the rest water in a 16oz spray bottle, it works great!

We have very...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 12-22-2012, 04:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 867
Posted By Emmaline
You have to have what your body is telling you,...

You have to have what your body is telling you, right? Then it's ok. You may need less as time goes on, we just need to keep listening to what we need at the time.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 12-22-2012, 04:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,608
Posted By Emmaline
No, dust yourself off and get back at it. Once...

No, dust yourself off and get back at it. Once you start...it'll keep gnawing at you, so get back at it!
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 12-22-2012, 04:15 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,151
Posted By Emmaline
I paper towel all pans first. When I take the...

I paper towel all pans first. When I take the meat out, paper towels go in to soak up juices and fat. Liquid grease does not go down the drain...

In the summer, I keep a grocery bag in the freezer...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 12-22-2012, 02:33 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,151
Posted By Emmaline
Beezer...it sound like you have it down to a...

Beezer...it sound like you have it down to a science! Great to hear everyone's tips...
Forum: General Health/Medical Issues 12-22-2012, 01:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,829
Posted By Emmaline
Potassium as well... You can have a CBC...

Potassium as well...

You can have a CBC drawn, and it may tell you what you are low in...=)
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