Wow! I used to work 12 hour night shift at a hospital as a CNA now called PCT (patient care techs). Anyways, I feel you alls pain. people on regular shifts thinks there isn't enough hours in the day... try working night shift. It always seemed hard enough to get the 6-8 hours of sleep much less exercise anywhere.
Eat like a king for "breakfast", a queen for "Lunch" have a snack between lunch and dinner and then your smallest meal "dinner" eat like a pauper. If you are a reader... Master Your Metabolism by Jillian Michaels is a GREAT book! It focuses on your hormones and balancing them and your blood sugar out correctly. Hormones and/or insulin resistance being our problem in the PCOS world. The book even has a section on PCOS. Jillian Michaels has PCOS and Thyroid issues... so her book is from a personal perspective also. co-authored by a DR I believe.
Another book is A patient's Guide to PCOS if you want to get into the science and understanding of condition and it has a section on how to eat, exercise and about getting pregnant in it. Good book.
The more you lose the more momentum you build. Just remember you are not perfect and when you do have slip ups look at how far you have come and accomplished so far. Get back up and continue on! You can do this! It just seems to take a little more for those on night shift. You are already backwards from everyone else and then you are trying to improve your health too. Just seems to add to the challenge. But you can do this!!! I know you can! Both of you!
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