Hormone Balance & The Struggle to Lose Weight

Still hoping for a cure for #PCOS.

Memoirs of Womanhood

For as long as I can remember I have been struggling with my weight. Growing up I never really paid attention to my hips and thighs. I simply attributed my weight changes to puberty and “becoming a woman”. It wasn’t until my cycle went missing that I sensed something was wrong but I was still fitting into my clothes. I was still active in sports and extracurricular activities. So I believed that I had nothing to worry about. I went to a gynecologist who diagnosed me with PCOS (Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome). I cried for weeks and I became withdrawn. I literally felt my hope and joy leaving me overtime. Each day I went through the motions greeting people and maintaining my relationships.When I graduated from high school and moved onto college the GYN prescribed birth control for me and I watched my diet/stress. My cycles returned and I maintained my weight at…

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