Thyroid Disease and Other Differential Diagnoses

It's been 7 months since the start of my thyroid inbalance. Today, I have energy, a focused mind, and no squalls of irritated, anxious, or shut down states. I'm sleeping, my digestion works, my husband is cute again, and my desk has been cleared. I have long periods of contentment and even some joy! It

By |2007-10-28T21:00:21-07:00October 28th, 2007|1 Comment

Brainspotting Class

David Grand brought his Brainspotting (BSP) class to Seattle this weekend. He was ably assisted by Lisa Schwarz, who teaches about using BSP with dissociative and other fragile clients. Lisa and I helped with the practica parts of the training. Brainspotting is a powerful, flexible, client-centered therapy that appears to go more deeply and more

By |2007-05-07T16:11:03-07:00May 7th, 2007|3 Comments

Hyperthyroid II

A man came to see the village rabbi. "Rebbe," he said, "my house is too small. We have 4 children, a mother-in-law, and my wife and me in three small rooms, and I can't stand it. The rabbi said, "Bring the horse into the house for the week and come back and see me." The

By |2007-04-29T17:02:13-07:00April 29th, 2007|1 Comment

Differential Diagnosis: Thyroid Disease

I ticked down the list: Fatigue, early morning waking, fuzzy head, forgetfulness, no patience, irritability, weepiness, and an anxious buzz in my chest. My life is good. I love my work. I have a great marriage to the quintessential great guy. Finances, o.k. Even politics are better, with the change of administration. Yes, Iraq. Yes,

By |2007-04-18T22:21:43-07:00April 18th, 2007|2 Comments