As a patient advocate and Holistic Health coach, Audrey Childers is raising the bar on thyroid care and helping others take back their lives from thyroid, autoimmune and inflammatory diseases. She founded Thehypothyroidismchick.com so no one else would have to feel alone with these diseases—or spend their life savings and countless hours researching—like she did. Her mission is to help you enjoy the fruits of her painstaking efforts to resolve her own Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis, with gentle, custom healing programs that nurture your body and get results. Let’s together shed those extra pounds, regain your self-confidence and vitality back into your life. You are strong, sexy, and beautiful. This is my heartfelt guide to you. I am a student in this thing called,” life”. Life is a wonderful journey. Laugh at yourself as much as possible! Never try to walk someone else’s path. You are destine for your greatness. It’s up to you to accept your journey & walk your path in life. Let’s kick hypothyroidisms booty together!
Brilliantly written, startling truthful and utterly original. This is A.L. Childers at her absolute best. She sets an exciting new level of awareness for hypothyroidism. An unforgettable list of well-written books that will help you find that lost piece of yourself.
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Reset your Thyroid :21-day Meal Plan to Reset Your Thyroid
This is a 21-day Meal plan to reset your thyroid and jump start your weight loss journey. It is filled with 21 breakfast recipes, 21 lunch recipes and 21 dinner recipes. They are packed full of nutrients, healthy fats and proteins. All are easy to make and I’ve done all the thinking for you! All you have to do is prepare the foods and eat. It takes 21 days to form a new habit, it will most likely take that long for your mind and body to stop opposing your new lifestyle change. Three weeks really isn’t a very long time. If you find yourself in a rut and coming up with excuses. You can regain control by reminding yourself that you only have to do it for 21 days. Motivate yourself to exercise. Choose something you honestly like to do and won’t loathe at least 3 times a week. Create an exercise plan that seems easy to accomplish. (And, stick to it!) Give yourself a chance and commit to yourself to stay with the program for 21 days.
Hypothyroidism Clarity is designed to help give you FREEDOM and EMPOWERMENT. I’m sharing the EXACT STEPS I’ve used to overcome my eating issues WITHOUT dieting. All the recipes are specially crafted to be easy, super delicious and they have been kid tested-mother approved. A family-friendly way to eat that your entire family will enjoy. This book contains wonderfully crafted hypothyroidism recipes for your home and body that will help transform you and your family’s life.
Do you need foods that promote your thyroid health? Let’s heal your body from the inside out. We’ve all heard that our gut is called the “second-brain”. Given how closely the two interact with each other one thing you may not realize is your emotions and weight gain can start in the gut. Your gut and digestion can also cause you to hold onto that excess weight and just feel lousy. I’ve included 101 hypothyroidism fighting recipes that cook themselves. Our main concern is kicking hypothyroidism’s booty. I hope this book inspires you to use your slow cooker more often and create your own new recipes.
This book thanks everyone suffering from hypothyroidism and looking for answers. Hypothyroidism is the kind of disease that carries a bit of mystery with it. This book is not for readers looking for quick answers. There is not one size fits all. You have to be in charge of your health. I didn’t write this book to sell you any “snake oil” in a bottle. I’ve written this book to be an eye opener for you and to share with you what I have learned on my journey. The solutions in this book has helped so many people. There are many incredible holistic practitioners, authors and researchers with experience and expertise in this area. I’ve done my best to pull from all their expertise, as well as my own knowledge and clinical experience. I want to make it easy for you to find the answers quickly, all in the one place, because I’m all too familiar with that awful side effects of hypothyroidism. I certainly don’t want you to have to spend years finding solutions, like I did. I also what you to understand that there isn’t an easy “one pill” solution, but the “one pill” approach that our current medical system is using is NOT WORKING because the underlying cause for hypothyroidism is not being addressed. Get ready to go on a journey of discovery where you are going to learn how everything ties into one. A lack of knowledge is a lack of power.
It’s an utterly ridiculous notion to think that your work can’t make your heart sing and your soul smile. My life is to short and too valuable to be unfulfilling. I don’t want my life to be in a routine where I start to feel dull and I start to slowly die on the inside. I will express myself with all my skill and my life with enthusiasm! I am here to stay and screaming out to the world, “Here I come ready or not”!
I know, that I’ve found my sense of purpose and what makes my heart leap with joy it’s writing, blogging and being an investigative journalist.
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Top 16 symptoms of hypothyroid
- Increased sensitivity to cold
- Dry skin
- Unexplained weight gain
- Puffy face
- Muscle weakness
- Elevated blood cholesterol level
- Muscle aches and pain
- Pain, stiffness or swelling in your joints
- Heavier than normal or irregular menstrual periods
- Thinning hair
- Slower heart rate
- Depressed mood
- Impaired memory
Tips on how you can start to manage your life with Hypothyroidism when a flares up :
- Eat a Clean, Balanced Diet
- Manage Stress
- Drinking organic green juices.
- Cooking all cruciferous vegetables such as broccoli, cauliflower and Brussels sprouts and not eating them raw, which can effect and slow your thyroid.
- Remove sugar, gluten and alcohol from your lifestyle.
- Drink green Matcha tea.
- Daily walks , meditation and yoga.
- Take Epsom salt baths.
- Finding a balance with Selenium/Zinc in my body to support my thyroid.
- Removing parabens from all beauty products including makeup, shampoo, conditioner, soaps, sunscreen, dish soap, etc.
- Using organic dyer sheets and organic laundry soap from Seventh Generation.
- Using organic cotton shower curtains, towels and sheets.
- Using steam saunas weekly to help detox and assist with auto-immune symptoms.
- Reading all labels-making sure I stay away from Soy products
- Maintaining a Healthy Body Weight
- Whole Food Supplements
- Try Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
- Limit your caffeine
- No smoking
- Keep Your Blood Sugar Balanced
- Add Vitamin B12, probiotics, ample omega-3 fatty acids and good multi vitamin
- Get plenty of sunlight to optimize your vitamin D levels and take 1000-2000IU daily of Vitamin D3
- Lift weights
- Make sure your medication dose is correct
- Drink more water
- Take a nap
- Use organic coconut oil in your cooking
- Adding chlorella, parsley, or cilantro to your daily smoothie to help your body detoxify from chemical exposures (petrochemicals, PCBs, pesticides, and mercury).
The information and recipes contained in blog is based upon the research and the personal experiences of the author. It’s for entertainment purposes only. Every attempt has been made to provide accurate, up to date and reliable information. No warranties of any kind are expressed or implied. Readers acknowledge that the author is not engaging in the rendering of legal, financial, medical or professional advice. By reading this blog, the reader agrees that under no circumstance the author is not responsible for any loss, direct or indirect, which are incurred by using this information contained within this blog. Including but not limited to errors, omissions or inaccuracies. This blog is not intended as replacements from what your health care provider has suggested. The author is not responsible for any adverse effects or consequences resulting from the use of any of the suggestions, preparations or procedures discussed in this blog. All matters pertaining to your health should be supervised by a health care professional. I am not a doctor, or a medical professional. This blog is designed for as an educational and entertainment tool only. Please always check with your health practitioner before taking any vitamins, supplements, or herbs, as they may have side-effects, especially when combined with medications, alcohol, or other vitamins or supplements. Knowledge is power, educate yourself and find the answer to your health care needs. Wisdom is a wonderful thing to seek. I hope this blog will teach and encourage you to take leaps in your life to educate yourself for a happier & healthier life. You have to take ownership of your health.sty