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Hashimoto's & AutoImmune Disorder

Posted 06-27-2012 at 07:28 AM by Apache Kristy

I'm 20 and I have had a 'bad' thyroid since I was about 13. We figured that I would end up with Hypothyroid because my mother has it, as did her mother and her grandmother. Out of five children, I was the one that got it. And unfortunatly, I think my Little sister will too. But a few months ago, after YEARS of bouncing between dosage on thyroid medication, I was diagnosed with Hashimoto's Disease and AutoImmune Disorder. I'm still not 100% sure on what that means. My doctor (whom I actually liked...
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Days 14-16, Last Tonsillectomy Blog

Posted 06-27-2012 at 06:30 AM by Apache Kristy

Days 14 thru 16. and I think that this will be the last entry about my tonsillectomy unless something happens (and i hope nothing does lol).
Eating is almost completely back to normal, except with pizza sauces and ketchup and the like, as it does sting a little too much for comfort. I probably will never touch sherert, pop sickles or slushies ever again for as long as i live. I am back up to normal as best I can I think, so there's not much to write. There is, however, one small detail that...
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Days 11-13

Posted 06-24-2012 at 08:38 PM by Apache Kristy

Days 11-13. Sorry I havent posted lately, (not that anyone's reading anyway lol) but past few days have been pretty good. Its still pretty tender to eat certain foods, but at least im eating. I got really really sick of potatoes and pop sickles and mac & cheese now, to the point that i dont want to even see them anymore. So my bf got me a steak & cheese, which surprisingly worked very well. I havent had any of the medication today because if figured 'hey, if it doesnt hurt, why add more...
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DAY 9&10

Posted 06-21-2012 at 08:07 AM by Apache Kristy

Days 9 & 10, feelin good! Still taking the meds on time and pushin fluids (especially now that its 92F Degrees!) but im able to eat a soft Apple Turnover and some rolls and soft breads. I found that really moist Banana Bread worked really good and was very tasty, definatly a change! lol The scabs from my re-cauterizing are still black-ish, havent turned cream still. But its alright, give it time i think. when i went in for the re-cauterizing, the surgeon took all of the loose and old scabbing...
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Day 8 Tonsillectomy

Posted 06-19-2012 at 04:26 PM by Apache Kristy

DAY 8. and i feel fantastic! honestly lol, no sarcasm intended lol. after that recent re-op where they fixed the bleeding in my throat, ive felt better these past two days than i have ALL WEEK. i can talk, i can swallow comfortably, its been great! I did have one issue, and it was the medication they prescribed for me (Hydrocodone-apap) that i noticed that every time i take it, either sides of my tongue go numb. i called the doctors and asked, but they said as long as its helping the pain and im...
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