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Follow up Dr appt today

Friday, June 21, 2013

Went to my dr today she is very happy with my progress my thyroid levels are getting back to normal just a little bit more meds and I should be good

She was happy with me being down in weight, and I am back at my WW meetings, and encouraged me to get my fruit and vegies in every day , so will be working on that been enjoying salads this week very much so that helps,

Talked to her about my sudden anxiety and stress I have been going through ended up crying like a baby in the dr office she is a very empathetic compassionate soul , and she told me what I was feeling was very normal

Going through the past few years what I did its called post traumatic stress syndrome and its nice to have a name of what it is I am going through

She said though I am doing the right things and very happy its been three weeks and have not turned to food when anxiety hits, and encouraged me that it will get better I just need to recover and know that this stress is not here to stay so very positive

Sad thing is she is leaving so I have to pick a new dr very hard so I cried again!!! anyways enjoying my day off so far.
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MARYALICE61 6/22/2013 12:30PM

    I am so glad you are making progress in your journey!

Keep up the awesome work and I know you will find another great doctor!

Take care and have a blessed day! emoticon

Mary Alice

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COCK-ROBIN 6/22/2013 12:44AM

    Wonderful!

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IAMFAT4NOW 6/21/2013 10:24PM

    Hey, good for you having such good progress! Sounds like you have a doctor you can really talk to. I'm sorry you're losing her. It took me forever to find my doctor. You're doing great.

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TXTOAD9970 6/21/2013 3:43PM

    So sorry you cried at your Doctor's appointment. Been there, done that! Could write a book about it! Did she recommend someone for you to talk to regarding your post-traumatic stress? When I talked to my primary doctor (an internist) about my PTS, he suggested a psychiatrist that accepted my insurance. Seeing her was the best thing I ever did! She has taught me a lot and really helped me through a lot of my life issues. She was also able to prescribe medication to help me with depression and anxiety (which you may or may not need - another reason to seek professional help). In the beginning I saw the psychiartist once a month, and a counselor once a week. I don't see the counselor anymore (worked through my issues) and I only need to see the psychiatrist twice a year for medication management.

Best of luck to you on your Spark journey. I hope you find a new doctor who is as good as the one you have now. Enjoy your three-day weekend!
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KIMPY225 6/21/2013 3:42PM

    Keep up the great work! I crave salads for a while, and then I end up hating them haha! Then it starts over again =) Sorry to hear you have a to get a new Dr. Maybe this one will be nice also!

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