I’ve wanted to write about my journey with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) for a while now, and even though it’s almost been five years since my diagnosis, I’ve always struggled to put the experience into words.
For those of you who have PCOS, you would know that there’s no easy way to explain the condition. I never know where to start. PCOS is a complex and varied disorder with an intricate nature and sometimes it can be very overwhelming.
While I still have moments where I struggle with my reality, over the course of time I’ve learnt to accept my body and its differences. My lifestyle isn’t always perfect (ice cream is waaaay too irresistible to complete abandon!) but I’m constantly working on my body and mind to ensure it’s healthy and happy.
Living with PCOS can be daunting. It can be frustrating. Painful. Upsetting. Debilitating. Exhausting. Restricting. Confusing. It’s many things. But the challenges PCOS poses makes us stronger in more ways than one. And without PCOS, we wouldn’t be the powerful and determined women we are today. Read More »