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Hi Rachel!
I’m new at this too. I too was diagnosed in June.
I have an appointment on the 30th of this Month.
I don’t have any eye involvement at this time but I
do have vision problems. From what I hear most people
experience double vision but that’s not the case
with me. I have difficulty reading which scares me
I am working full-time currently and hopefully I
will remain doing so. I know I’m fortunate from
many people I’ve talked to. I hope it doesn’t get
worse but I don’t know. I have many questions to
ask when I go in next week.
I understand there’s a CHAT room opening up soon
for Graves Disease which I think will help a lot.
I know I would like to talk to others with the same
problem. Its scary.
I know they say after I’ve been on the medication
for about 10 weeks I should feel better, but I don’t
know that I ever really felt sick. It scares me to think
that I may be sick. I do tire easily and my
emotions were on a roller coaster too. I’m thankful for
my patient husband and son.
My doctor put me on Zoloft for the emotions and it really
helps. Its also not one of those antidepressents
that puts you in la-la land.
I’m also on Tapazol for the Graves Disease. I’ll
be anxious to see what my blood work shows. I have to go
today for the bloodwork so they have the results
by the end of next week. Modern technology is so slow
Keep in touch, good luck. OK?
PS I’m new on the internet too and was very glad
when I found this BBS.