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LINDBERGHLIVE SparkPoints: (1,046)
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8/17/12 4:09 P

I also have PCOS. I am currently 250 pounds for the first time in my life and that scares the hell out of me. The only thing I want to do is become a mother and we're having such a hard time. I haven't started any medications yet because I am trying to lose weight first--I want to have a healthy body to house a baby in, first, and because I know my pragmatic doctor is going to want me to really try to lose weight before he'll put me on fertility meds anyway.

This is my main motivation. I'm trying the Slow Carb Diet at the moment and I think it's really going to be helpful as long as I stick to it. I was really hoping to be pregnant by the end of the year but I don't think it's going to happen for a while at this rate. I know I'm supposed to be enjoying my time with my husband but I just want to have a baby now. :(

BEEBEA SparkPoints: (46,464)
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7/27/12 10:52 A

I'm in the same boat as you with the PCOS and TTC. I've been trying for 8 months, but during that time, despite my efforts, I've been gaining weight! :( Now I'm up to almost 180. I know I do better with a lower carb diet, so I really need to focus on that again, bleh. Best of luck to you!

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7/24/12 7:08 P

IF U SEE WANNABPRETTY1 ON THIS POST THATS ME...BUT I DELETED MY ACCOUNT DUE TO LACK OF MOTIVATION ONLY TO START OVER AGAIN...I AM 228.0 RIGHT NOW, AND WANT TO GET DOWN TO 145 BY THIS TIME NEXT YEAR...I AM THE MATRON OF HONOR AT MY SISTERS WEDDING AND DON'T WANT TO SHOP FOR A SIZE 22 DRESS....I HAVE PCOS ( POLYCYSTIC OVARIAN SYNDROME) AND AM INSULIN RESISTANT...WHICH MAKES LOSING WEIGHT SUPR HARD TO DO AND GAINING WEIGHT FAR TO EASY....ANY OTHER GALS WITH INFERTILITY OUT THERE? HOW LONG U BEEN TTCING? LOSING WEIGHT? ME TTC FOR 5 YEARS, LOSING WEIGHT ON AND OFF SINCE MARCH 2012

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