PCOS and the Spoons

PCOS Spoon Theory Are you familiar with “spoon theory?” If not, you absolutely want to do yourself a favor and read this article. Go ahead, I’ll be here. Back? Okay, good! Spoon theory was written

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4 Ways that PCOS Can Take a Toll On Your Femininity (And What You Can Do To Feel Like a Woman Again)

PCOS and Femininity PCOS and Femininity Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is an endocrine disorder that affects up to 10% of women and is the main cause of female infertility. But if you’re here, reading

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Why Every Cyster Should Honor Herself on Labor Day

  In honor of Labor Day, citizens of the U.S.A. observe a national holiday. Quite simply, Labor Day honors the contributions of laborers. We are all laborers, whether in business, the home or in conducting

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Considering Alternative Care: Thoughts From a Mental Health Perspective

  Fluctuating hormones…limited research…dietary recommendations that are all over the place (ranging from vegan to Paleo)….  These are all things that characterize life with PCOS.

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Tackling Boredom-Based Eating

PCOS Boredom-Based Eating I’ve been thinking about how many of our bad eating habits are triggered by boredom….   How often have you sat at home in front of the television, flipping channels,

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The Link Between PCOS and Lesbianism: Wait, what?!

  If you’re reading this blog, you probably already know all about polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).  (If you don’t, you can find out more by clicking here.)  But what you may not know is that,

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After the Mourning, the Life Celebration: Grief & PCOS

Grief & PCOS You may be wondering what grief has to do with PCOS.  There is so much to grieve – loss of health, femininity, children, old unhealthy lifestyle choices, even perhaps one’s obesity

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Six Key Steps for Dealing with the Frustration of Infertility

If you have PCOS, and you’ve tried to get pregnant, you may have already discovered that you can add infertility to the list of “what’s wrong with my body.”  Infertility often feels like one more

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Exercise Quick Tips for Women with PCOS

  One of the first things you’ll likely hear after you’ve been diagnosed with PCOS is that you need to start exercising.  This might feel high-pressure (as if you don’t have enough

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September is PCOS Awareness Month

  Readers of my blog will quickly learn that polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is not only professionally important to me, since I specialize in treating women with the condition, but also personally

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