Dealing with PCOS: Diet

In order to lose weight with PCOS, along with exercise, I made some changes in my diet as well. The main thing I did, was to try to cut out the following as much as possible: Maida/ Refined flour Starchy vegetables : Potatoes, corn, peas, tapioca, pumpkin, yam Sugar Fried food/ snacks White rice/ white…

Dealing with PCOS: Exercise!

In 2014, I was the heaviest I had ever been at 71 kg and knew I wanted to lose around 10-11 kilos at least to get to where I wanted to be. The first thing I did, was to put exercise into my daily routine. Now, I was overweight, and wasn’t able to move my…

Dealing with PCOS: Part II – The weight loss saga

Bloated. Irritable. Overweight, hairy and miserable. Two years after my diagnosis with PCOS (Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome) I was struggling with symptoms and my body showed no signs of changing. The doctor’s advice to lose weight and eat healthy went out of the window after a few months. ┬áThe OCPs (oral contraceptive pills) gave me the…