Marcella that is wonderful to hear! So glad you feel so much better, its really amazing how much our diet affects our energy and moods. I agree with that statement as well if there is any concern about it at all I would definitely visit the Dr. first. I think the biggest concern with hormone issues and thyroid is a prolonged low calorie diet that will most definitely cause problems. Dropping calories for a short term like in Phase 1 and then going to Phase 2 to reset your metabolism to the set point that your body needs.
Hopefully this is helpful and not more confusing! Let me know.