Calorie wikiNutrition 101Shop

Community advertised groups

Dealing with weight loss and hypothyroidism

Anyone who suffers with hypothyroidism knows how hard it is to lose weight. Come to t his group to share your frustration and ideas.


Tue. Jan 24, 8:24am

Add comment  
hypothyroid, 4 kids, 40 pounds

I am finding it very hard to lose weight. I am on synthroid (1 year now) and would love to hear others' stories, input.

Thursday, July 20, 2006, 10:51 PM

Add comment
I was hyperthyroid for a while..I have Graves disease..So I chose to have my Thyroid removed, they took the whole thing June of 2003, so it's been 3 years now..I am now on levoxal, they check my levels every 6 months now. My meds have been ajusted a few times..Just recently, I said to myself, I should have it checked, because I feel like I can't lose weight..Then I said to myself, are you really staying on track, and really watching ,and excersising? The answer to myself was NO..So now I am trying really hard, and I told myself, I will not blame my thyroid meds, until I know for sure, I have done everything I should to try to lose weight..

If you are hypothyrid, it is VERY hard to lose, and very fustrating!!! You know the "normal" range is very big, ( some people feel good at the bottom of the range, and some people feel good at the top, or middle) ,so if you are feeling hypothroid, but the DR says, your in the "range" tell them, your not feeling good, and would like to increase your meds a little, and if they won't, go to a different DR.. I have a great DR, that would go more by how I was feeling, then the lab results!!

Friday, July 21, 2006, 4:42 AM

Add comment
This link shows no group members - would we like to join and make it an active group again?

Friday, July 21, 2006, 8:38 AM

Add comment
I just joined, I'm hoping others will too. I've struggled with thyroid problems since I was a teen. It is super hard for me to lose weight. I feel like I have to work twice as hard as everyone else. *sigh* this group could really be helpful and motivating.

Friday, July 21, 2006, 10:05 AM

Add comment
I was diagnosed with hyperthyroidism over 14 years and have been on synthroid of varying levels since then. As soon as I got on medication I felt much better. The medication gets us in a normal range, so there is no reason why hypothyroidism would affect your weight loss or gain anymore. I gained lots of weight over the past few years, but it was due to diet, not the disease. I recommend really thinking about what the cause is of your excess weight, I think if you are really honest with yourself you will see its your behavior and not the disease. Sorry to be harsh, but we all have to take responsibility for ourselves and not rush to blame things on diseases that are under control with medication.

Friday, July 21, 2006, 12:15 PM

Add comment

<< Prev      Next >>

Explore Related Articles
Weight Loss Motivation   Sustainable Weight Loss
Weight Lifting    Hypnosis and Weight Loss
Emotional Eating   Help Losing Weight
Free Weight Loss Program   Weight Watchers Points  NutriSystem
How To Change Anything

weight loss coaching

New Services and Offerings From PEERtrainer:

1) How To Achieve Sustainable Weight Loss This is a new 12 week program that helps you solve the mental blockages that are prevent many from sustainable weight loss. The most interesting thing about the program is what participants are saying and you can click on the link to read them.

2) Tip Of The Day Weight Loss Coaching Program-- This is a daily email program that helps to reinforce fundamentals as well as gives you practical tips each day. We are getting GREAT feedback from subscribers.

3) What Are Your Odds Of Losing Weight?-- Take the PEERtrainer Coaching Quiz Now!

4) Tip Of The Day Blog-- We update this each day with responses to specific questions from our coaching subscribers and customer.

5) New Diet and Weight Loss Content-- We have launched a new diet section that organizes the growing amount of content on the site. When you click in the most important areas are highlighted.

Related Content:

How To Lose Weight- The Basics
Weight Watchers Points System
The Fat Smash Diet
The Eat To Live Diet
The Beck Diet Solution
How To Get The Motivation To Lose Weight


How To Be Successful Using PEERtrainer

How To Burn Fat
Online Weight Loss Support- How It Works
Does Green Tea Help You Lose Weight?
Tips On Using PEERtrainer
Visit The PEERtrainer Community
Diet and Fitness Resources


Weight Watchers Meetings
Learning To Inspire Others: You Already Are
Writing Down Your Daily Workouts
Spending Money On A Personal Trainer?
How I Became A Marathon Runner


Preventive Health

How To Prevent Injuries During Your Workout
Flu Season: Should You Take The Flu Shot?
Are You Really Ready To Start PEERtrainer?
Super Foods That Can Boost Your Energy
Reversing Disease Through Nutrition

New Diet and Fitness Articles:

Weight Watchers Points Plus
How To Adjust Your Body To Exercise
New: Weight Watchers Momentum Program
New: PEERtrainer Blog Archive
Review Of The New Weight Watchers Momentum Program

Weight Loss Motivation by Joshua Wayne:

Why Simple Goal Setting Is Not Enough
How To Delay Short Term Gratification
How To Stay Motivated
How To Exercise With A Busy Schedule

Real World Nutrition and Fitness Questions

Can Weight Lifting Help You Lose Weight?
Are Protein Drinks Safe?
Nutrition As Medicine?

Everyday Weight Loss Tips

How To Eat Healthy At A Party
How To Eat Out And Still Lose Weight
The Three Bite Rule
Tips On How To Stop A Binge

PEERtrainer Is A Free and Powerful Online System For
Weight Loss Support

Click Here To Learn More and Join!