© https://www.verity-pcos.org.uk/ PCOS (Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome) is something that cannot be cured, despite some claims, although symptoms can be improved and managed (for some) with medication, exercise and other lifestyle changes. It is a hormonal condition that manifests itself differently in each person. PCOS is very common and impacts how ovaries function. Symptoms of PCOS… Continue reading September is PCOS Awareness Month!!
What’s one secret or truth you wish you could tell others about your experience with disability, disease or illness? Published on The Mighty : POLYCYSTIC OVARIAN SYNDROME The media write about Izzy Judd, Victoria Beckham and Jools Oliver. One thing these three celebrities have in common is PCOS, or Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome. ‘Do you have… Continue reading 22-November-2015 – One Secret I wish to tell others.
So I have been off work for about a month, in that time I have had few good days and several bad days, creeping into a depressive state; not experienced before. Good days have included a house viewing and a mortgage application (successful but still attempting to find the perfect home - we saw one… Continue reading Trying to get healthy….
I was 15 when I first realised my symptoms. I just put it down to the recent Eating Disorder Behaviour. Where I dropped from about 11 stone to just under 6 stone. Nobody noticed except my close friend noticed and I put weight back on to be 9 stone prior to having some teeth out;… Continue reading The First Time My Illness Brought Me to Tears.
So as always my weight has been up and down, so I decided to do a detox week. Meals included (not in order) After this week (we were naughty and had two takeaways, smaller than usual portions!) This week resulted in a LOSS OF 2.5KG!! I am so happy with this but cannot gain anything… Continue reading PCOS Diet Battle
OMG having visitors over resulted in a 1kg gain.... This is my highest weight since 2011. MONDAY Breakfast: this involved a weight watchers lemon yoghurt - WOW This tasted exactly like the icing on those Mr Kipling Lemon sponge cakes!! Delicious!! Lunch: the shop didn't have the wholemeal wraps but the nearest thing was best… Continue reading Diet Week one….here we go
So plan B is full steam ahead!! We have made My roasted veg soup in four VERY LARGE tubs ready for freezing. Chicken noodle soup in two large batches for either freezing or for tomorrow evening, we haven't quite decided as of yet. Two portions of chicken in a smoky barbeque sauce, this will also… Continue reading Plan B going well …….. so far
So I haven't been very goal orientated lately, even after my last optimistic post. I have been hit by some sort of cold/infection/chesty type bug so had to cancel yet another hospital appointment with my Gynecology Consultant. I have rearranged the appointment and I have just under 4 weeks to get my BMI from its… Continue reading Plan B….
Hello there! Been a while. Here is something else to moan about....of course this is what we humans do best. Anyone out there with sleep troubles? I am sick of them. It is one thing after another at present.... Last night went to sleep at 5:30AM - it was light outside!! The night before 4:45AM… Continue reading I NEED SLEEP!!
At present PCOS defines me.... It was first mentioned when I snuck to the shops but actually went to the doctor secretly at 15. 9 years later I let this rule me, and it is slowly taking over. The NHS defines… Continue reading This thing they call PCOS