Knitting, Dogs and More: So I have an excuse to be lazy

Wednesday, August 03, 2005

So I have an excuse to be lazy

All I had to do is hop over to Laurie's Crazy Aunt Purl for my excuse, It says right their in my horoscope that I will be tired in August (Libra). No I head to the doctor for a physical. Everything came back normal except I have Hypothyroidism. So I'm tired, and fat, and overwhelmed, and my skin is dry, and my hair is brittle (Yeah like I'd notice after the great job I did dyeing it) and I thought this was just me with a few "character flaws". Lazy and lack of organization would always come to mind. The good news is it is something treatable. I picked up my prescription tonight and will start taking it tomorrow morning. I'm looking forward to an upward swing in how I feel, I think you can tend to take feeling bad or not well for granted, and blame it on other things. Woo Hoo, maybe I'll have so much energy I'll get 5 things done for the August Challenge. Poor Esther has started saying she can't do things because she's tired. That kind of hit home as those little kiddos sure can be a mirror of what's happening around them.

P.S. The What is it Contest is over. It will be a backpack style purse. I'm kind of just crocheting away and making pieces to match a style of purse I really like.


Anonymous Kristen said...

It must be a relief to know there's a reason behind your physical problems and that it is treatable. Good luck with this. And have fun today aiming for those August goals!

6:36 AM  
Blogger Holly said...

Welcome to the hypothyroidism club. I've had it for years and you will feel better soon. You will still have a dragging day here and there, but take your pills and life will improve. :-) I think it's a great excuse for a nap now and then!

7:26 AM  

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