I want you to know that you are not alone in your struggles with PCOS – that I face the same struggles that you do. So, I have started putting together a monthly progress report as a way to track my symptoms and keep myself motivated. I share them with you so you can be motivated too.
When I was first diagnosed with PCOS, the symptom that scared me the most was depression. There was no joy or colour in my world. And I have come to learn that depression is a common but often unspoken about symptom of PCOS. Here is what the research says and what you can do.
I’ve decided to start tracking my symptoms and share them with you. Why? As a way to motivate myself and to let you know that you are not alone in the struggles you face with your own PCOS. So, here is my January progress report – the good, the bad and the ugly.
Okay, so we’ve looked at why we might have hair where we don’t want it (hirsutism), now we need to look at what we can do about. In this article, I look at the most effective ways to manage your hair growth – from diet to supplements, there is a lot you can do.
Hair hair hair. Hair everywhere. This is one of the most frustrating symptoms of PCOS and one that many women ask me about. If we are going to deal with our hirsutism properly, we need to know what is causing it so that we know how to address it. Let’s have a look at why we struggle with hirsutism.
When I was first diagnosed with PCOS, there was very little information or online support out there. I knew no one else with PCOS. And I don’t want that for any other women with PCOS, especially if you have been newly diagnosed. So, if you want to connect with me or other women with PCOS, here is how to find us.
Sometimes PCOS just plain sucks. We have good days and we have bad days. And it’s when we have those bad days that we need to dig deep and find the strength to keep fighting. To say “This far and no further!” So, if you’re having a bad day, you might want to read this.
Being diagnosed with PCOS can be scary and overwhelming. You may not even have had very much information or support from your doctor. So, if you have revently been diagnosed with PCOS, here are some things you need to know about PCOS and what you can do about it.