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3/13/11 3:40 P

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Wow, you've got a lot on your plate right now...marriage, health, future planning...
My suggestion would be to give yourself time to figure out what works for you, rather than pilling on even more pressure.
A useful techinique might be to figure out the top 2 or 3 important things to you right now, focus on those items and promise yourself that you'll put the other thoughts on the back-burner for a month (of until after the wedding).

There's no emoticon for confetti.... darn.
wishing you happiness in your future.
Jo

..you may not be able to really feel compassion toward others until you are able to feel compassionate toward yourself. Margaret Paul


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3/12/11 5:07 P

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I had scoliosis as a child. The doctors had me in a back brace for three years b/c I refused surgery. I also have PCOS. After being married for 20 years and 2 kids later I can personally assure you that anything is possible. I was never diagnosed with PCOS until 2 years ago. So even though it took time to get pregnant I never thought I had a problem. My doctor told me when I was diagnosed that both my kids were miracles!

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2/11/11 11:40 P

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You might also want to try the Low GI diet. Good Luck and Many happy years together!

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2/3/11 11:23 P

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Thank you

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2/2/11 10:18 P

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All I have to offer is that a low carb diet is the recommended diet for PCOS/insulin resistance.

It helps with the carb cravings, helps with being hungry all the time, helps reduce the amt of insulin in the blood so everything works better. HTH, Kitty

Trust in the Lord with all thine heart, and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all they ways, acknowledge Him, and He shall direct thy paths. Proverbs 3:5-6


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2/2/11 11:58 A

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Hi My name is Jillian I am 18 years old I was diagnosed with scoliosis at 12 years old and was told i needed to keep my weight down or face serious back problems and my freshman year one of my friends had asked me out we have been together ever since (going on 5 years) and are getting married july of 2011 and in january i started gaining weight missed my period and thought for sure i was pregnate 2 negitive pregnancy tests later i went to the doctor and was told i had PCOS and could gain weight very easily and would have a very hard time trying to have kids My fiance Matt has been supportive but really doesnt understand how im feeling. Not only am i conserned for my health but fitting into my dress and avoiding back surgery

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