Nikki’s thyroid story

EPISODE 22

Listen Now!

“I enjoy my life and my vocation more because I have learnt to say no.”

I’d love to introduce you to my friend Nikki. She was diagnosed with Hashimoto’s about 10 years ago when she went to the doctor because she was having trouble catching her breath. I have heard other’s describe this as ‘air hunger’. Looking back she was also experiencing brain fog, hair loss & migraines and not long before she was diagnosed went through a very stressful time after her sister passed away.

Like many of us, when she was diagnosed she’d never heard of Hashimoto’s and has done a lot of reading and research – although after wearing herself out with research has learnt to find her feet with how to manage her health.

Nikki is a church Pastor (of the church I go to) and has had to learn over time how to manage her personal boundaries in a very people-oriented line of work. We chat in this podcast episode a fair bit about stress, how she’s protected her physical, mental and emotional health and how her faith has supported her during this journey.

Nikki’s top 3 things she wish she knew at the beginning of her thyroid journey are:

  1. Laugh more
  2. Learn to manage stress
  3. Say no

Thank you Nikki for sharing your story with us.

 

smiling lady yellow background

Suspect you have a thyroid issue? PLEASE trust your instincts and get it thoroughly checked out with your health practitioner. This thyroid basics page has an overview of what tests to ask for and an affiliate link to use a private lab if you're doctor won't order them.

Disclaimer: This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

KICKSTART

30 program, to help implement a thyroid-friendly diet & lifestyle changes. Next group intake starts 4 Oct.

Sign up!

COMMUNITY

Come and hang out with my online in our Let’s Talk Thyroid Community of over 800 people just like you! It's free!

Connect

thyroid coaching package

STRATEGY

Take control of the overwhelm.

Book a 60 min strategy session with me.

More info...

COOKBOOK

Paperback or digital. 160 pages of deliciously easy grain, gluten & dairy free, paleo inspired recipes.

Buy now from $14.95

SUPPORT

Here are a few ways to support the podcast.

Thank you for your support!

thyroid coaching package

ESSENTIAL OILS

Essential oils & natural products are a great way to reduce toxins and support our emotions.

More info...

Get my thyroid emails!

Subscribe to my thyroid emails, get a free gift and you'll get access to lots info.