About

Just keeping a diary, retrospectively as it were. Had I known nine years ago that my little issues with pah, a thyroid problem, were going to rock on down the years, I’d have started it sooner. I hate to admit it but I was that woman who scoffed at other’s weight problems and secretly blamed them for over eating, and self delusion.

 

Oh hubris.

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10 comments on “About

  1. sophie stewart says:

    lorraine, is there any way I would be able to speak to you if you have some time? wanted to seek your help re thyroid issue. would not keep you long! kindest, sophie

    • Yes sure Sophie. You can ring me tomorrow or Monday morning. 0141 632 8757

      • hi i was hoping to talk to you (ms lorraine cleaver) about my struggles w/an underactive thyroid. nothing’s showing up on labs and even if they did the endo’s pass it off to the psychs and vice versa until ppl can find out where to put my i’m in limbo and getting worse by the second. i have suicidal thoughts bc it’s effecting the neuro transmitters more specifically dopamine and serotonin.

        unfortunately i live in the u.s. even worse than that i live in oklahoma. slow backwards narrow-minded. and that trinkles down to medicine. no ones helping me. i sent several messages to functional medicine dr.’s no response.

        do you think you can help or at least know someone who can? otherwise as soon as i get enough money i’m getting a gun. it’s at that point. it’s been at that point. thx

      • I’m so sorry you’ve been brought so low too. I’m in the UK so not sure who is any help out in Oklahoma but maybe if you email me with a bit more detail I can have a think about who best to suggest? lorrainecleaver7@gmail.com

      • Precious Brack says:

        what kind of details?

        On Tue, Sep 13, 2016 at 4:13 PM, Lorraine Cleaver wrote:

        > lorrainecleaver7 commented: “I’m so sorry you’ve been brought so low too. > I’m in the UK so not sure who is any help out in Oklahoma but maybe if you > email me with a bit more detail I can have a think about who best to > suggest? lorrainecleaver7@gmail.com” >

  2. sophie stewart says:

    hi lorraine, i just wanted to say i hope the petition is still live and all went well! speak soon. Best, sophie

  3. Snow-Leavis says:

    Lorraine, do you think you might contact me. I have info that may be of interest to you and your petition.

    Aye Peter Gordon

    pgsg@bridgeofallan.plus.com

  4. christine says:

    I came across your story on Hypothyroid mum and can completely relate to the depths to which you plummeted physically and emotionally and greatly admire the campaigning you are doing. I’m also based in GLasgow and struggling with thyroid problem and Just wondered if there is anyway I can send you a private message? Wouldn’t take up much of your time just a quick question I wanted to ask.

    Many thanks
    Christine

  5. christine says:

    Hi

    I came across your story on Hypothyroid mum and can completely relate to the depths to which you plummeted physically and emotionally and greatly admire the campaigning you are doing. I’m based in GLasgow too and really struggling with a thyroid issue and just wondered if there is anyway to private message you? I wouldn’t take up too much of your time just wanted to ask you a quick question.

    Many thanks
    Chrisitne

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