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How I came to Keto

I had a very long road to the Ketogenic way of eating. Having been diagnosed with Hashimoto’s disease and facing an indifferent doctor, I took to researching as much as I could. I learned about functional medicine and how their lab result ranges are entirely different from conventional medicine lab result ranges. The beauty of a functional doctor's intake appointment is that they allow 60–90 minutes for intake, and I almost cried as I poured out my heart about how I have been obese and exhausted, and got nothing but blame from my doctors for being lazy, unable to follow diets and that I was, by implication, stupid. I never went back to my primary care doctor or the endocrinologist who stated "when your thyroid dies we'll deal with it." I’ve been eating Keto since 2016 and have never looked back.

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