Ever wonder what it has actually felt like to rip your skin off? I used to when I was a teenager and frustrated with myself. I now, however in my adult years get to feel something I seem to think is an equivalent. Constant burning feeling or ripping a scratching of my skin when I wear clothes. Allodynia is a condition that is categorized within fibromyalgia. Fibromyalgia is chronic, widespread pain that’s thought to be the result of overactive nerves in the body. You know that disease no one believes is real. Heck, I didn't either until I had my first bout. I had no idea what to think. I had no idea what it was. I thought maybe I might have rubbed up against something and it irritated my skin. At that point my flare ups were very few and far between. Not knowing exactly what it is you keep touching it only making it hurt worse.
If you are like any of the 12% of Americans living with a form of thyroid disease then you are very well aware of your daily struggles just to get out of bed in the morning. You understand not knowing when to take your Armor, Nature or various forms of synthroid (levo), antithyroids. Unfortunately for my hyperthyroid friends this will more be about us slow thyroid people (hypothyroid). We are referred to as fat and lazy most days.
In the years of self help books, magazines and shows we still find ourselves more in need of help. One tip is ditch those books on how to save your marriage. They will not help you. They will only pull you further away from your spouse since your nose will be stuck in it instead of focusing on your person.