PCOS and weight

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Joined: Apr 11
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Posted: 07 Apr 2011, 11:06
Hi.I suffer from PCOS, and REALLY struggling with my weight. BUT....... having been in hospital for 5 days, I have managed to lose around 4lb, so thats a start.
Would be SO grateful for ANY advice or just someone to chat to who understands...xx

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Posted: 07 Apr 2011, 11:26
I, too, have PCOS, and found that it had a profound affect on my weight. The good news, and I'm only one example, is that I've (a) had two healthy babies {one with a lot of help from fertility drugs and procedures, which also didn't help my weight, and a second on all on my own) and (b) I've managed to take much of my extra weight off. You can do it. It's not a fun condition, but it is manageable. Feel free to message me if you have specific questions. I wish you luck!!
"The grass ain't greener, the wine ain't sweeter, either side of the hill" The Grateful Dead

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Posted: 09 Apr 2011, 14:53
i have PCOS atkins has been amazing in helping me lose weight. it's slow and frustrating at times, but i feel great, my skin is clear, my body hair has greatly improved, im no longer depressed or anxious, and im slowly but surely getting slim!

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Posted: 10 Apr 2011, 16:50
I, too, have PCOS and Atkins Low Carb is the only plan that works for me. I tried Weight Watchers and lost weight - but found that all the carbs made me feel bad, no energy, forgetful and other side effects. After going on the low carb life style I have more energy and my concentration is much better!! My sugar and other blood work also improved. Good luck in your weight loss journey.
1/3/13 - 185 - Last year was full of ups & downs...no more!!
8/22/11 - 176 - 41 pounds GONE!!
5/29/11 - 187 - 30 pounds gone forever!! No looking back!!
4/12/11 - 193
3/30/11 - 198
2/17/11 - 203
2/3/11 - 207 (Started FatSecret)
1/23/11 - 217 - Started my journey to find myself...a new beginning
3/2009 - 222.2

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