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Dear Loved Ones… This Is How Living With PCOS Makes Me Feel

Dear Loved Ones… This Is How Living With PCOS Makes Me Feel

I often feel the need to speak up and share my feelings regarding my diagnosis of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) because there is not a loud enough voice for all of us who have it.  I want you to understand the struggle and difficulty it can be to be a woman with PCOS.  I know that listening or reading about a disorder that involves “lady parts” can sometimes be a deterrent for some and they shut off right away.  My…

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My Life: Living with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)

My Life: Living with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)

At 39, I’ve had more than 21 years of experience with the effects of PCOS on my body. My experience may differ slightly with others who also have PCOS because it’s just one of those conditions that effect people differently. This is my daily routine and it has become my norm. I don’t even think twice about it because it’s how I live. How does it differ with that of someone who doesn’t have PCOS? Let’s see if you can…

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The Perils Of Being A Patient With PCOS

The Perils Of Being A Patient With PCOS

Imagine a doctor tells you that there is something wrong with your body.  The doctor proceeds to share with you that the problem you have is genetic, there is no cure, and he has no idea how to really help you.  What he knows he read about in a paragraph on his own in one of his medical books.  He also tells you  that you may never have the opportunity to have children.  You MAY be able to ease some…

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Fighting a losing battle

Fighting a losing battle

For the last few months I’ve been in a really good place. Every once in a while I get derailed and the hard part for me is trying to get back on track.  I’m my own worst critic and I pick apart everything I’m doing wrong.  What sets me off this time?  A stinking number.  A number that won’t change even with my best efforts.  I’m sharing my story not for pity or for encouragement.  I’m not sharing it to…

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