PCOS – My Story

A personal story from one of our members Lisa on how she was diagnosed and having her first child.


If you’ve read my blog before you will know I  am 1) a mother and 2) have struggled with my weight all my adult life. What you may not realise is that I have something in my life that touches both of these subjects. This is my story.

In 2010, we’d been married nearly two years and happily living in Swansea with no intentions of having children yet. One day, I went to the doctors about a cough and whilst I was there also asked whether a 32 year old should still be getting acne. I say still; as it happens I didn’t actually start getting acne til I was in my 20′s. Anyway the doctor looked at me and said “erm,  have you ever been diagnosed with PCOS (Poly Cystic Ovary Syndrome)?”  My heart sank. I hadn’t but a friend had and I knew what it meant, or could…

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