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I started Nerd Fitness in June and was doing well up until the beginning of August, at which point I got derailed. I went to Minnesota for a week and got Lyme Disease from a tick bite I didn't even know I had. I grew up going to my family's cabin in north-central Minnesota and I've had plenty of mosquito and tick bites but never got sick. Lyme disease is A-W-F-U-L. To make a long story short, after I got diagnosed properly (that took 2 weeks) it then took me another six weeks to get through the antibiotics and get to a point that I feel like I have enough energy to do a strength training.
G'DAY FELLOW REBELS This is like the (calculate that) time I respawn, but with good reason, apparently. After 2 years of continuously struggling with my health and my GP telling me it's all because I'm "psychologically unstable'', I was fed up with it and decided to go to a private clinic abroad, with all the results from lab tests from the past few years. It paid off. Not only did they find I tested positively for Lyme disease OVER A YEAR AGO (can you imagine my GP just overlooked that...) and still do, but they also discovered my T4 levels (thyroid hormone) are way below the minimum,