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First Adrenal Insufficiency/Crisis Situation

I'm way overdue for an update but I haven't had much to update anyone on! I started thyroid replacement and have worked my way down to 15mg a day, which seems to be a good dose for me. I'm down more than 20 lbs which is very exciting!

Yesterday was quite a scare for me. I woke up at 5am feeling horrible, and spent the next hour in the bathroom. I knew things were getting worse pretty fast so I called my cousin who lives next door, but he was at work and couldn't help me. My aunt who also lives very close was away in Florida, my mom and sister are in Colorado, so I called my dad who lives about 30 minutes away. He jumped in the car and stayed on the phone with me the whole way. I called my poor endocrinologist and woke her up, and she said to give myself an injection and get to a hospital ASAP. I felt my mind and body slipping, and by the time my dad got here, I was getting very nervous. I managed to give myself an injection of steroids and was soon on my way t…