Hello: Here my story. On my 30s I started loosing my periods, I only had 2 periods in 2004 , then my weight started to climb, hahhaha. I gained the double of my weight in just 6 months. Then, I noticed that my obesity was weird: on my trunk, abdomen and neck. Before than that I talked with Drs in my country, because I was fit but when I need to loose some weight I noticed that my efforts always need to be extenuos in order to see any change. Then my periods was between 21 and 35 days. No one wanted to take me seriously, maybe because nobody wants to believed that a young woman, in shape, fit, who practice exercises for 2 hours daily, could have any condition with only 3 symptoms: late periods, weakness and difficult to loose some weight. I was MD in my country, I look for every possibility, and thousands of time I believed that I had PCOS. Nobody believe in me! In my family, Diabetes runs COMO PEDRO POR SU CASA (as Peter for his home, indicating in some light mood that has a high rate between my family) At 33 years old, I found me with 251 pounds and only 5, 2'; irregular periods, depressed, and unable to move any part of my body, just because I was soooo drained of energy, that I barely could go to work. Once I have a serious vaginal bleeding, and my brother took me to his country and an OG finally diagnosed PCOS. I followed for 1 year a diabetic diet, with Metformin 500 mg daily, birth control pills as indicated, and Spirinolactone for the incipient alopecia. I lost almost 50 pounds only with that. Now, I am married, with 85 pounds less, sometimes I am so depressed, so weak!! in the last 4 months my periods were getting crazy again! They was of 28 days, now are of 35-45 days. The last Ecography(past year in Sept) did not detected any cyst, but a small mioma appeared. I took a health insurance 2 years ago, only to take care of this condition, because I want to get pregnant and I felt that TIME is against me: I have now 38 years old. I couldn't find any OG with PCOS experience, every time I called to a MD's Office, they only answered me: "no, sorry, but I Do not attend this particular problem" I'm asking you for refferences. Any OG in Miami, who wants to take care of me, please. I recently started again with Metformin 1 tab daily, and the nausea, weakness and dizziness of the firsts days, made me to skip gym for more than a week. My biggests priorities: 1. Get pregnant. 2. Control my disease. 3. Avoid some complications that scared me so much such as Cancer of mama, ovary, uterus, Diabetes, HTN. 4. Get rid of my depression, have more energy. 5. Obtain the more healthy weight possible. I dream with 130 pounds and to take me a studio photo! or wear a beautiful dress again! I read about you, guys. Girls, you are so brave, posting all the difficulties that you had, I felt the encouragement between your words. Thank you!View Thread
Hi!: Only one advice: keep trying like a person who pursue a dream, no matter how energy you put in your dream, the prize is the journey. Any case is different, and only I want to ask you to live your life as better as you can: happy, optimist. I have PCOS too, I was depressed so many times, I am tired to be pesimist, and depressed, and decided to LIVE!. I had a beautiful smile: like you, I'm pretty sure!. Let's smile, then. Look for professional advice, follow the instructions and LIVE> Smile for me now. YuditaView Thread
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