I remember this moment so vividly now looking back. It was just over 3 years ago now when I won my IFBB Pro card which was an absolute dream come true. Then soon after my whole world came crumbling down around me and as a consequence, i started putting on weight rapidly. I shut off from the world for months and started hearing rumours about why i had put on the weight that i had. Honestly so many things kept coming back to me from "she is on steroids, to "she looks pregnant". I was fighting a battle that no one had any idea about yet everyone was very quick to judge and make assumptions about.Read More
I had such an incredible response to my hormone blog last week (‘Are your hormones out of whack?’ You can read it HERE if you missed it). It was like opening up a can of worms.
I think so many of us have symptoms and we just ignore them because we feel they are just the norm but in actual fact, some symptoms can be a vital sign that your body is not operating at an optimal level.
So I want to follow up and talk about hormone in further detail for you all because they are such a complex mechanism. So many women are affected by a thyroid disorder in one form or another, particular a slow thyroid (hypothyroidism) so let's dive in a little deeper into what to look for if your thyroid is giving your trouble.