PCOS – Fighting Fatigue

A great personal story on how a #cyster is dealing with #fatigue. #PCOS #PCOSAwareness

Dream a little dream

fatigueI was diagnosed with PCOS around 18 months ago. I had pretty much diagnosed myself before this, I have always been aware of the symptoms since I was a young teen with haywire cycles, hormone swings and a furry top lip.

Me and my wonderful husband have been trying to conceive for almost 3 years with no luck. I’ve had courses of various hormone drugs with unpleasant side effects.

I am now 26, I have learned how to counteract most of the symptoms; Veet wax strips are never out of stock in my house, super size menstrual accessories only, and a supply of Paracetamol just about covers it.

Apart from the usual irritating and unsightly symptoms and the obvious infertility issue; the one thing I have struggled with the most is feelings of extreme fatigue. Hours have been spent pouring over various sites telling me to follow a specific magical diet created…

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