Being Diagnosed with a Genetic Disease (PCOS)

A Cyster Kelsey’s PCOS story

Kelsey Vere

On Wednesday, July 29, 2015, I found out I have a genetic disease.

As soon as the doctor confirmed what we had suspected for several months, I couldn’t help but feel a rush of sadness fill my eyes with tears. I tried to hold it back because I didn’t want to show that I was weak in that moment. I wanted to stay strong and focus on what the doctor was telling me we could do about it; the treatment.

The genetic disease is incurable. There’s nothing anyone can do to rid the disease from my body. However, it is treatable.

My doctor gave me an info sheet highlighting the important terms and definitions surrounding the disease along with some helpful tips on how to manage it.

You’re probably wondering what genetic disease I was diagnosed with. It’s nothing life threatening and most of the symptoms associated with it are…

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