You've been sticking faithfully to your calorie range and exercise plans for awhile now, but you're not seeing the results you want on your scale. Meanwhile, your weight -loss buddy is happily watching the pounds melt away week after week. No... Read more
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I was diagnosed with PCOS when I was 15 years old, and I've always been overweight from this disease. It seems like my entire high school/hal... Read more
I'm 20 and I was recently diagnosed with PCOS. I've had chronic pain that one doctor say is related, and one say is not ever since I had surgery to remove a very large cyst on my ovary. I'm still not sure the cause of my pain, but my doctor gave me s... Read more
What in your opinion are the best websites and books for those with PCOS who have a lot of weight to lose such as myself? The problem is, there are so many books, manuals, and websites out there it is all so confusing, not to mention so cumbersome a... Read more
My name is Kt I am 23 and I was diagnosed with PCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome) back in 2009. I'm am over weight. I'm not healthy. But all that is about to change. My boyfriend is my rock but it's time to show him how strong I can be. In order for... Read more
:( I came off birth control almost a year ago and have had few periods since them. An ultrasound revealed I have very cystic enlarged ovaries. I had irregular periods in the past (before being on long term birth control), but doctor's never took i... Read more
I do not let the fact that I have PCOS effect how I live my life or the fact that it makes weight loss harder then it does for other women. I make the most of my life as it is and each day at a time I progress towards my goal!... Read more
It's easy to give in to temptation foods when you're grocery shopping alone - no one else can see you! But shopping with a buddy can sometimes help you both stay on track. It can even save you both money!... Read more
The 2010 U.S. dietary guidelines recommend that all Americans eat more fruits and vegetables as part of a healthy diet. Government guidelines aside, you surely grew up with your mom telling you to eat your vegetables. Or maybe you even hear it now fr... Read more
"I am just big-boned. Everyone in my family is big-boned." "My Mom is heavy. My Dad is heavy. I'll never be anything but heavy." "My sister has my Mom's lean body and I have my Dad's stocky body, so I will neve... Read more
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