PCOS – the reality

I thought long and hard about writing this post because the truth of it is that I don’t like to admit failure. I don’t like to admit that I’m limited. I don’t like to admit a great number of things about myself that I perceive as flaws. I had grand plans for the rest of…

PCOS – Stephanie’s story

PCOS.  . . . a grouping of seemingly innocuous letters, downright innocent on their own and unimportant. Yet, the condition that they stand for and the impact it had on my self-esteem, happiness and health was anything but innocuous, anything but slight. It was only after years of misunderstandings, pain, the confidence of a sea…

PCOS and depression

Common symptoms of PCOS are anxiety and depression. It’s something many of us struggle with, either as a one time thing or on and off over the years. Mental health is something that’s really difficult to talk about because of the stigma that comes attached to it. Because of that stigma, it’s often quite difficult…