More PCOS Posts

Natural Treatment for PCOS

In this video I talk about my experiences and your options for a natural treatment for PCOS. In most cases, our doctors do a good job, but they tend to treat symptoms rather than the whole body. Alternative therapies are more holistic and look at everything happening to the body, not just the symptoms. If…

PCOS Video: Fight for the Best PCOS Doctor

In my last video, I shared a little about my journey with PCOS. In this video, I talk about my experiences with the traditional medical route for PCOS treatment and why it’s important to find a good PCOS doctor. Fight for the Best PCOS Doctor I was disappointed with my initial doctor’s response to discovering…

I Feel Terrible and a Positive Message

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I feel terrible… My body is complaining BIG TIME! I wouldn’t usually admit to the debauchery of my last few days but I promised full disclosure, so here it is… I fell off the wagon. Actually, I didn’t just fall off, I leapt off…with both feet…willingly! It all sounds so dramatic, but essentially what happened…

Benefits of Drinking Hot Water and Lemon

One of the aspects of the 30 Day Detox is to drink hot water with lemon and lime every day before eating or drinking anything. In fact, this is a feature of many diets. So, what are the benefits of drinking hot water and lemon? You might imagine that lemon juice in water would be…

PCOS Video: Welcome to PCOS Matters

I thought it was about time I officially welcomed you to the PCOS Matters blog with my PCOS video and told you a little bit of my story. I was diagnosed with PCOS in my early ’20s, but knew that things weren’t right from my teens. I was on the BCP (Birth Control Pill) from…

What Happens After the 30 Day Detox?

Sorry, if you have been patiently waiting for an update on my last consultation with Trisha Stewart and what the outcome of having done the 30 Day Detox is. Work got a little hectic over the past week and I just didn’t have time to post. Well, I maintained the detox completely up until seeing…

30 Day Detox: Toughest Week Yet!

It’s funny that my final week of the 30 Day Detox should turn out to be my toughest.  There are a variety of reasons for this: work was stessful (a time when I want comfort and quick and easy food) things went wrong (as they are known to do in life, and my usual reaction…

30 Day Detox: Vegan Diet Plan

I thought it would be useful to explain some of the concepts behind the 30 Day Detox I am doing. The first concept is the Vegan Diet Plan that is essential for the detox and which Trisha Stewart recommends following beyond the detox too. Here are just a few of the benefits of a Vegan…

A Bit More on My Reasons for the 30 Day Detox

Some people have asked me to blog a bit more about my 30 Day Detox and why I am doing it. The best way to learn what I am doing here is to visit Trisha Stewart’s website for a greater explanation and buy her Healthy Tart book. This talks a lot about good nutrition and…

30 Day Detox: My Pre Detox Weight and Photo

I’m going to do something I’ve never done before….I’m going to admit to my weight. I NEVER share my weight with anyone and rarely have in the past (doctors, nurses and Weightwatcher leaders are the exceptions). Even my closest friends don’t know my weight. But, Trisha Stewart asked me to take a Before Photo, and…