All posts tagged: tongue burn

Understanding Thyroid Antibodies

If I am being completely honest with myself, I had not been feeling quite right, for quite some time. I blamed being a working mum for my tiredness.  I blamed tiredness for my brain fog.  I blamed brain fog for my forgetfulness. I felt guilty for not being more capable.  I crammed our weekends with so much activity, so I would not feel tempted to lie flat on the sofa and leave my son to entertain himself. I really wanted to lie flat on the sofa and leave my son to entertain himself. But I didn’t. I kept going.  The more defeated my body felt, the more determined I was to push on through. I blogged about my how my tolerance to late nights had changed and how I needed more sleep than ever before, but was getting so much less of it. I visited the doctor for minor ailments – dry skin, a rash, mouth ulcers, chin acne, anxiety.  They said I was run down. I suffered two miscarriages.   Just unlucky, they reassured me. I …

Tongue Burn

As the title suggests, I have burnt my tongue. I think it happened a few days ago, although I can’t actually remember doing it, I’ve just had a burning sensation ever since then, and on thorough inspection in the rear view mirror, I noticed a few little bumps around the tip .  I am assuming the culprit to be a grande decaf skinny wet latte, or pepperoni pizza. It doesn’t seem to be getting any better either.   It’s not just how sore it feels (and it fricking KILLS), it is now also affecting my ability to taste food!  So much so, that I finished eating lunch when I felt full yesterday (only about halfway through!), rather than shoveling the whole plate in because it tasted soooo good.   I am hoping the demise of my taste buds will have a positive effect on the waistline.  There has to be some law of the universe that will see this right?! On reflection, the salt and vinegar crisps were a big mistake.  That was quite some sting and I think set me back another few …