Hi I was diagnosed with hypothyroidism last week and started tablets last weekend. Prior to being diagnosed my weight had increased by about a stone and a bit and i'd been desperately trying to lose the weight through diet and exercise over the last few months ready for a holiday. I have since been told by my doctor that until my levels are restored through medication then it will be impossible to lose weight.
My question is (and sorry if this is stupid, I'm still getting to grips with the whole metabolism thing), if I stop dieting now will I suddenly pile on more pounds. eg has my dieting restricted the weight I could have been putting on (although not helped lose any) or is the dieting just not making any difference at all and I should just come off it all together for the time being.