Now we are talking :) You have increased your temp one degree, still going up. FBD better.
You are taking a good amount of iodine.. I`d say give it a little more time. I needed a good year before I could say I was much better,it increases with temperature, I prefer the 99 now.
"The corners of my fingers would split in the winter, very painful"
-I can remember having this as well. The cold winters are really a challenge for a hypo T skin.
Course hair, thinning hair. Yes, been there.
"thyroid virus", lol;. My doc 20 years ago said it was "only nerves" when I developed IBS from an Antibiotics .
I guess they feel the need to say something of value.