Trying to Conceive with PCOS Take 5: I’m finally pregnant!

Content Warning: weight loss, diet, exercise, pregnancy. Those of you who follow me closely on insta or twitter will already know that I finally got a positive pregnancy test result back in May. It's been a long journey, almost two years of trying, but it finally happened. When I got that result I didn't really believe … Continue reading Trying to Conceive with PCOS Take 5: I’m finally pregnant!

Trying to Conceive with PCOS Take 3: Oh Shit, where did my sex drive go?

I've got Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS, for some background see this post). I've only had an official diagnosis of PCOS for 4 months now. The symptoms have been around since I hit puberty; excessive body and facial hair, irregular and often absent periods, really high sex drive. That last one is important to me. My … Continue reading Trying to Conceive with PCOS Take 3: Oh Shit, where did my sex drive go?

Trying to Conceive with PCOS

I have polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). In basic terms, this means my ovaries don't work properly and my hormones are out of whack. Every person with PCOS is different in their symptoms. Personally, I know that my ovaries are both enlarged and have about 15 small follicles (cyst like structures, which are actually not mature eggs) … Continue reading Trying to Conceive with PCOS