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    I agree with everyone else! A bodyweight squat is...

    I agree with everyone else! A bodyweight squat is no joke. I've been lifting for over 15 years, seriously for the last 5, and I'm am just now able to squat my current bodyweight (155lbs) to a low...
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    Yeah... the entire last year. :eek: LOL As for...

    Yeah... the entire last year. :eek: LOL As for turning it around... I'll let you know. I should be trying to lean out a little (5-10lbs at least) so that I'm not left in the dust when I do the...
  • Thanks BW! I'm hoping to return here more. Life...

    Thanks BW! I'm hoping to return here more. Life is busy!!!



    Thanks so much Meg... and CONGRATS on your pregnancy!!!! I'm so excited for you and your husband. I hope you are still enjoying your...
  • ^^ok why isn't my image showing up?? Maybe I...

    ^^ok why isn't my image showing up?? Maybe I forgot how to do this! :p

    nevermind I got it!
  • I figured this thread needed updating...

    So after being out with adrenal fatigue for 8 weeks, I started back slow. I have been doing P/P/L and training only 3 days/wk since my return. I tried adding cardio a while back to help me lean out a...
  • Thanks so much y'all. ;) I'll keep updating my...

    Thanks so much y'all. ;) I'll keep updating my progress from time to time. I'm really hoping my challenging experience will help someone else who finds themself in a similar situation... or even...
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    Hi all. I didn't want to leave this thread hanging so here's an update.

    So, after almost 8 weeks out of the gym... I went it for a check up and had my hormone levels redrawn. Good news!!! My DHEA,...
  • Oh thank you so much Amanda!!! I cannot tell you...

    Oh thank you so much Amanda!!! I cannot tell you how much I have appreciated others chiming in and sharing their experiences. It has given me some hope and made me feel a lot less "alone" in this...
  • Hmmmm.... I've never heard of any of those. I'm...

    Hmmmm.... I've never heard of any of those. I'm so sorry they didn't help. :( I'm not sure if what I'm taking is helping me yet or not. I guess time will tell...
  • Miss you too!! xoxox

    Miss you too!! xoxox
  • Would you mind sharing what you've tried? Did you...

    Would you mind sharing what you've tried? Did you try Dr. Wilson's stuff? The hormonal creams were just my doctor's attempt to get me through the next few months while my adrenals recover......
  • Schnauzers!!! Oh I've missed you! I've been...

    Schnauzers!!! Oh I've missed you! I've been thinking about you through all of this and wondering if you could also have been having issues with your adrenals. I can so relate to how you felt ^^......
  • To continue to report how things are going... ...

    To continue to report how things are going...

    Well, I'm taking all of my vitamins, minerals, herbs, supplements, and antioxidants regularly. I feel like I'm swallowing handfuls of pills all day...
  • Thanks. I appreciate that. I could use all the...

    Thanks. I appreciate that. I could use all the advice/support I can get. I've actually started to meet more and more people that have experienced this. It gives me hope for recovery.


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  • First of all, thanks for the kind words :) So...

    First of all, thanks for the kind words :)

    So actually, metabolic damage is not what I have... that is different from adrenal fatigue. I've been bulking and doing no cardio for many months. What I...
  • Wow!!! So good to hear from someone who's...

    Wow!!! So good to hear from someone who's actually been diagnosed with this. I cannot imagine having gone through all you did to finally get a diagnosis. Perhaps modern medicine is coming around a...
  • Thanks for saying that. I needed to hear it. ;) ...

    Thanks for saying that. I needed to hear it. ;)



    Thanks so much!
  • Thanks DD. I struggle with that... a feeling of...

    Thanks DD. I struggle with that... a feeling of shame that maybe I am somehow just "too weak" to handle it all. Towards the end I kept pushing through the fatigue trying to prove to myself I could...
  • Werd. ^^THAT is exactly how I feel. Yes, I do...

    Werd. ^^THAT is exactly how I feel. Yes, I do attempt to create a "dreamy" look in photoshop. I make no apologies for it. None. Here's the thing... with the advancement of technology and the...
  • Thanks Drea. The estrogen dominance is the WORST....

    Thanks Drea. The estrogen dominance is the WORST. Honestly I could handle this fatigue much better if I wasn't on the brink of sobbing every minute. My progesterone level was <0.2. Post menopause is...
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