Tag: PCOS

Coping with loss, again

Coping with loss, again

This is part two of my “Coping with Loss” post. I hope that you are able to find peace and comfort from these posts! After the loss, we didn’t try any other aggressive measures for six months. By this time (2013), I had once again […]

Coping with loss

Coping with loss

It happened again. Another month had gone by with no cycle and no signs of pregnancy. At the time, I had no clue what was happening. I later learned that my PCOS, contributed to my ability to conceive. I have already shared info on learning […]

My Life with PCOS

My Life with PCOS

I can still recall the very day my OBGYN informed me that I had PCOS. After all, it was on my 26th birthday. The utterance of those words at the time felt like imprisonment. I did not fully understand the diagnosis and immediately sunk back in the chair fearing the worst. She explained that PCOS was not uncommon and was the cause of my irregular menstrual cycles. She also discussed that PCOS impacts the ability to conceive. Then there was the awkward stare we gave each other as I tried to make sense of what she was saying and showing me on the ultrasound. She was not overly pessimistic but she also was not reassuring me that conception was possible with time and patience. I need also to note that this particular OBGYN had horrible “bedside manners” and after this appointment, I made my break from her. (more…)