Post by Rachel, Verity chair (CN: mention of weight loss and miscarriage) One of my earliest memories is being 3.5 years old and playing mummy with my cabbage patch doll. It’s all I ever wanted to do and be and I knew I would do whatever it took to make it happen - one way… Continue reading PCOS Story: Rachel on never giving up hope on her fertility journey
I am currently working on my PhD at St Mary’s University Twickenham, London, which is focusing on mindfulness-based interventions for the management of certain predominant physiological and psychological symptoms of PCOS.
It’s important to remember PCOS affects everyone differently but I wish I had access to this kind of information at the beginning of my journey. Here’s four of my biggest period problems and what I’ve found that helps.
Recently we were contacted by Laura Ellis who has written a poem about having PCOS and how it makes her feel. By writing this she hoped to share her experiences, show others they're not alone and to raise awareness about the condition and what it feels like to live with it. POLYCYSTIC OVARIAN SYNDROME BY… Continue reading Express yourself…
This is guest blog post from Shreena, who writes articles for In Touch and has a blog that's well worth reading called Anastrophe and Cheese. Stay tuned during PCOS Awareness Week, as Atkins will be publishing a set of meals just for us PCOS ladies. A new improved Atkins cheesecake "A number of PCOS women… Continue reading Guest Blog: The Re-Launch of the Atkins Diet
£1, £2, £3, £4, £5 or £10 This is a guest blog post by one of our members, Laura Webster. Laura is spearheading a sponsored walk in her local area to raise money for Verity. Laura has raised £140 so far, with a few weeks to go! Huge thanks to Laura on behalf of the… Continue reading Guest Blog: Sponsored Walk 8.8 miles