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Had my free consultation with a nutritionist this afternoon and she certainly knows her stuff, especially as I have been learning all about the same stuff. She made me feel comfortable, hopeful and motivated. She has a plan for me and as other specialists have said "I am a complex case" due to years and years of abuse to my body from anxiety, low self esteem, no confidence, blah blah blah, and now thyroid fluctuations. I am going to be taken under her wing for 3 months at a cost of £995 including weekly visits and contact with her at any time I need. I can't afford it but mum and dad keep wanting to help with finances but I refuse because I am so stubborn and independent. I no longer care about that now and just want my health back, I can't "live" unless my health is better, I just exist and that just isn't enough for me anymore. I want some contentment and peace in my life and after years of helping everyone else around me, it's time for ME, I realise that now, despite being told. I have no life with poor health.

She's a lovely lady, she is the motivation and confidence I need, and she is full of the right knowledge. She even told me it was pointless my purchasing a private cortisol test because she automatically knew, from my history, that my adrenals are shot.

I am now going to bite the bullet, take a deep breath and speak to mum and dad tomorrow about the cost.

I feel at the moment that there is light at the end of a very long and dark tunnel that I am stuck inside of

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I'm glad your consultation went well and has given you confidence that someone is interested in helping you get better.

Good luck.


you hit the nail on the head hon "someone is interested in me". It's a lonely life with thyroid and anxiety problems. No-one around me understands so can't obviously help but she was right on the button with stuff. I let her do most of the talking hoping she would speak about certain things that I had learned about and that were detrimental to recovery, and she did, so I know she is on the ball.

Also included in the price is an indepth blood screen which is sent to some special scientific specialist/lab she uses in Germany and my new diet will be planned according to my results so advised me not to take any supplements at the moment

I said to her "you haven't asked me whether I smoke?" She already knew I did but said we need to tackle one thing at a time

After a break from my Levo for a couple of days I took 75mcg this morning so will starting reading my body as to whether it will be too low or still to high. Anxiety has subsided again today


It is a relief when the Anxiety subsides and hope it continues.


Jefner, have you seen any references from satisfied customers and checked her qualifications and credentials? £995 is a substantial outlay.


yes hon she is a member of BANT

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Glad you've found someone who understands. Sounds like a bargain for the level of contact, good luck with it. Also please take the cash ;-)

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yeah, for the 3mths she would normally only have 6 consultations but because of my long history of problems she prefers to see me weekly


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