Diet and PCOS – new information

One of the nicest things about working from home is that I’ve been able to take time to study. I love to learn and I’ve been having such a great time exercising my brain with the tutoring lessons that I figured it would be nice to take some courses myself. I discovered Future Learn through…

The strongest girl in the world

During an emotionally charged discussion about my health recently, I blurted out “but I’m one of the strongest women I know”. It wasn’t an idle boast. If I’ve learned anything from the last 7 years, it’s that there’s not much I can’t bounce back from with my trademark goofy smile and a cuddle, and we’ve…

Day 1 in the Teal Warrior House

One of the things I see quite often in the PCOS community is a feeling of being alone. We often check in with each other asking if this or that or the next thing is normal. It’s an illness that’s so belittled by the wider medical community at large that often the sometimes overwhelming and…

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…