Thursday, November 01, 2012
Weight loss history:
June 2010: 255 lbs
March 2011: 232 lbs - birth control started
March 2012: 192 lbs
March 2012 - change doctors, birth control booster, sudden plateau in weight loss....
October 2012: 222 LBS????
Ladies, those of you who have been in the position to pick life-changing drugs - be it birth control, fertility meds, or any others...do you ever take those pesky little side effect warnings seriously??? I never have, and never even had issues. I've simply never had side effects to medicines, other than those that make you sleepy!
Depo, the shot I've been on, apparently work by INCREASING YOUR APPETITE???? Who would have known! For the last 6 months I've been starving all the time, and noticed that I can't stop eating. Even when I plan out my meals for the day and count my calories, an hour later I'm starving and reaching for no no foods.
Today I finally bit the bullet and met with an OB/GYN. She was amazing! She was able to talk to me about every symptom and all kinds of problems I've been having. From stress at work to lethargic attitudes towards working out, they can all be pointed at this stupid shot I've been on!
Thank GOD I went in! I'm on a new form finally. It might take a month or three for this depo to cycle out, but hopefully I'll be back to normal soon!