I recently did a survey of PCOS Diet Support readers and found that many of them struggle to maintain the motivation to stick to a PCOS friendly way of life. I think that decision fatigue is one of the main culprits and obstacles we need to overcome to stay true to what we know about PCOS. Here is how to avoid decision fatigue with PCOS.
When trying to manage our PCOS, there are some common pitfalls that many of can fall into. Avoiding these 5 mistakes can save us money, energy and a lot of heart ache in the long run and if you know how to avoid them, you’ll be better able to manage your PCOS.
It’s easy to complicate things with PCOS. It’s easy to get overwhelmed by all of the conflicting information out there and get over loaded by the sheer volume of information. It’s time to strip it back to the bare essentials. Here’s how to live simply with PCOS.
There are so many different things that we could be doing for our PCOS. We could always be trying something new. The thing is, it’s easy to get overwhelmed, to get decision fatigue and we could land up doing nothing, staying just where we are in our PCOS. It might be helpful to focus on just one thing for your PCOS today.
When making new years resolutions, I like to look at where I’ve come from in the previous year, what I did well and what needs to change. I learnt some lessons over the last year, some that had a negative impact on my PCOS. So, from my PCOS diet to sleep, here’s what I’m not going to do this year.
My daughter is prone to PCOS simply by virtue that I have it. And it makes me angry. It just doesn’t seem fair at all. So, do you know what I do with that anger? I use it to motivate me to keep going when I’m struggling to find the motivation for myself.
Sometimes we can get stuck in a rut with our PCOS. We keep going as we are but we struggle to find the motivation to jump the hurdles and change tac. So, I surveryed my readers to find out what was stopping them from taking their next step with their PCOS. This is what they said and how to overcome those hurdles.
Just because you have PCOS, doesn’t mean that PCOS has you. PCOS can be managed and it is possible to have success. I share my own success story with you, and announce some very exciting news – proof of just how effective diet and lifestyle changes are in managing PCOS.
Living with PCOS can sometimes feel isolating. Not everyone likes to talk about their symptoms and so we often don’t know any one else with PCOS. But, finding a support network, a group of women who understand what you are going through and who cheer you on, is so important.