Who Am I?

I am everything you need to keep you smiling, but I am also the nightmare that stops you in your track. I make you feel so good about yourself, but I can also make you feel so bad about yourself you just want the ground to swallow you whole.

On you’re good days I am willing you along. I sometimes make you feel invincible like you can conquer anything. Going out with friends? Not a problem when I have you in good spirits. Do you think you’re doing it alone? No, you’re not, when we’re on a good day I am right there by your side.

I can make you feel energised and make you want to take on a marathon. I can help you move around more and more and get you more involved in physical activities.

I can make you feel good and strong mentally. It’s almost like I’ve given you a new lease of life. Have a target in mind? With me, you will get there.

But on the other hand, I can make you miserable. I can make you feel anxious or even depressed. I can even make loneliness creep in and seclude you from what you love.

When I’m at my worst, you will start to make excuses for not going out with friends, make excuses for why you’re eating that awful takeaway. You may even end up in such a rut you feel you can’t get out of it.

Time will go on and things won’t improve, not unless you can mentally beat me. Beat me so hard that you are on top again. Only when you are on top can we work together and get you what you want. Only then can you start to enjoy life again, start to enjoy days/evening out and enjoy the company of friends and/or family.

If you can beat me at my lowest, you can keep me at my best.

Who am I?

I am Weight Loss.

I am not easy to get along with, especially if you’ve been trying for so long. But believe me, you can get to where you want if you are mentally tough enough.

Balance is everything, from walking to weight and hormones

I don’t like hospitals. I don’t think I know anyone who likes hospitals, but I don’t like them at all. Something I have in common with my dad. Hospitals are crammed with ill people, who need to be made better. That’s the main reason I don’t like them, illness.

Unfortunately, I have to routinely attend a hospital every few months for a consultant visit. A few years ago I was diagnosed with Hyperthyroidism due to a condition known as Graves Disease. If you know what Hyperthyroidism is, you’re probably wondering why I have a problem losing weight, it’s because I’ve had it under control. That was until recently anyway.

What is Hyperthyroidism?

Hyperthyroidism is essentially a condition where the thyroid gland in your body is producing too many hormones. The thyroid gland is found at the front of your neck and it is responsible for producing hormones that control a whole variety of things like your heart rate and body temperature.

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