I will find a way to beat my pcos

by Joanna
(Bridlington)

I was diagnosed with pcos when I as 22, I had stopped taking the pill, and was waiting for my first natural period to arrive, it didn't come, so I went to see my local doctor.

She told me I had immature hormones, and that I will have problems conceiving, although I didn't want children at that point in time, I was quite unhappy that the choice had been taken away from me,

I suppose I was a little addicted to caffeine, drinking to much coke, and without a care in the world, that affected my health greatly, I got depressed and started to ignore everything that was going on around me, and started to suffer in silence.

It was only until I got married that I started to think about children, and what that would mean to me and my husband, so I booked myself in to see a dietician and came up with a regular eating plan, a healthier eating plan.

I got myself a few pcos books and started to study hard, What foods need to be eaten, what exercise I need to do, and I started to get wiser, I wanted to beat this pcos that was always bringing me down...

So I chucked certain foods from my diet, started to drink plenty of water (which I hate) Started to eat brown pasta, chicken and tuna, and plenty of fruit and veg, and sometimes a protein shake. For the balance and the weight is coming off slowly, I had always been at eleven and a half stone, something that just wouldn't budge no matter what I did, but now I am ten stone nine, and I am feeling much healthier, I get the odd dizzy spell which is really annoying, but I am coping.

I recently spilt from my husband, which was quite a stressful time and although stress can be a main fact of upsetting pcos, I managed to keep an open mind, and not lose track of what I have done so far.

I will beat this pcos, I don't want or like it, The chance for me to not have kids is daunting and also very depressing, but I will keep up with everything that I am doing, and get my periods back.

Positive attitude Girls, We will beat this together.

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Ed. comments: You're on the right track! Learn everything you possibly can about how to deal with PCOS.

You mentioned exercise. Exercise is very important for losing fat weight and for bringing PCOS under control. You'll want to make sure that you are exercising consistently.

If you haven't already read this PCOS book, I think it will give you some ideas and information that you may not have obtained elsewhere: The Natural Diet Solution for PCOS and Infertility .

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