Hello, acne.

Acne was one of the PCOS symptoms I thought I lucked out with. My skin has been fairly clear over the years, probably thanks to hereditary dry skin. However in the past few weeks, I have been getting a few stray pimples here and there. Currently I have one on my forehead, one on my…

Surprise surprise..

Does PCOS improve after a pregnancy and delivery? From what I had heard and read.. no, not r´┐╝eally. But I got my second post partum period after 43 days. This is really good given my menstrual history and I am pleasantly surprised. People who get regular visits from Aunt Flow must think I’m crazy to…

Who was I? Who am I? What will I become?

I had a dream last night about my past. It wasn’t anything very intense, but I remember the emotions that came with it. I woke up and opened my eyes to my present life, my son sleeping soundly next to me. I was confused. Was I really that person once upon a time? I thought…

My first postpartum period. Also, I’m back!

Just like many women with PCOS, I have very low expectations from my periods. Fact is, I really haven’t had many natural menstrual cycles in my life. So I was pleasantly surprised when Aunt Flow arrived on her own without coaxing her with medicines at nearly 11 months post partum. I didn’t even have any…