24 Months Postpartum With Hashimoto’s: Hit the Reset Button

In my last post when I was 18 month postpartum, I mentioned that I’m starting to feel more optimistic about life as a mom with a toddler and managing Hashimoto’s thyroiditis.  I also wrote that I’m starting to feel stable, in what has seemed like such a hormonal seesaw during postpartum. As founder Katie Cleary talked about in one of

18 Months Postpartum: Hashimoto’s Seesaw Starts Stabilizing

At a year and a half postpartum I’m feeling more optimistic about balancing life as the mother of a toddler and coping with Hashimoto’s thyroiditis. I remember last year coping with this condition wasn’t exactly a walk in the park.  My thyroid levels were staying stubbornly stagnant – on the high end of the normal range.  I was dealing with

9 Months Postpartum with Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis

Two years ago I underwent a partial thyroidectomy due to an inch size growth on the left side of my thyroid. Post surgery I learned that I was cancer-free, but I have Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis. I started taking daily thyroid medication, and seven months later I began the autoimmune mom journey. Before Delivery Due to this thyroid autoimmune condition, throughout pregnancy

3 Months Postpartum with Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis

On Labor Day Monday my husband and I welcomed our baby daughter into the world!  As appropriate as it was to deliver on this national holiday, it also began my journey into postpartum.  Since then my thyroid levels have continued to sway from one side of the spectrum to the other. Prior to my due date I had a routine

Pregnant with Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis

After undergoing a partial thyroidectomy in June 2011, due to a benign inch size growth on my thyroid, I was diagnosed with Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis. According to the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, Hashimoto’s thyroiditis is the most common thyroid disease in the United States.  It is an inherited condition that affects more than 10 million Americans and is roughly seven times more