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Team Name: PCOS Blasters
Members: 47
Location: Everywhere 10028


Profile: Ladies learning to treat and beat PCOS.

Last posted: Tuesday, May 25, 2010, 1:39 AM

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Busy bee.

I'm a 35 year old attorney who is being healed from PCOS, hypothyroid, fibromyalgia, and CFS. I have had hormonal issues in the past that caused me to gain lots of weight, but I am currently undergoing a holistic-based approach to heal my body completely and the weight is melting off as my body seeks to reach its perfect weight. I now have the energy to work out every day, have little or no pain, and feel amazing!! (I'm calling things that are not as though they are. I try to live by that)

I am a college junior who recently turned 21. I have been dieting for most of my teenage and young adult life, going on my first stint to lose weight when I was 13. I have a weight condition called PCOS which makes it easy to gain weight and tough to lose it. I need to change my life however, because I am not happy seeing what I see in the mirror. I am sick of being the bigger girl in my group of friends and I hope that this summer is finally one of success.

36 y.o. mom of 2, ages 1 and 3 1/2. Working half-time (summers off!!). Love to be with my family, spend time outdoors.

I am 30. I found out in 2006 that I had PCOS. I am supposed to be taking metformin for PCOS symptoms but stopped due to the side effects (I'm sure my endocrinologist will not be too happy).

Too fat. Too old. Work too much for my taste. Too tired to get anywhere. Too tired of being this way.

I am turning 40 in like a week! I have been involved in the health/fitness industry for 20+ years - beginning in Physical Therapy as my forte' first! My body began turning on me with the abusive patterns I have had in the past within the past 2-3 years and I am now almost 180 pounds - pretty much where I was when I had my daughter (who is 7). I am married (although not happily), a Christian, and I work 50-60+ hours/week in addition to teaching Group Fitness classes and Personal Train. Join me in the [url=]Phentramin[/url] support group![url=] [img],42,62,1,pounds,174.8,170.2,140,/weight.png[/img] [/url]

I am 24 years old. I have been married since January 2004. I have no kids yet. I have struggled with being overweight my whole life. I have PCOS which has not allowed me to get pregnant. I need to lose weight to get the PCOS under control.

I am a 21 year old student, going through a rough patch health wise, and in my life. I have High blood pressure, Hypothyroidism, PCOS and metabolic syndrome. All dignosed, and within the past year. I need to change my eating, excersize more, and become a healthier happier person. Before it kills me. I currently weigh about 336 lbs. And am on medication for all my medical issues. I want to be rid of my 7 pills a day.

I am a 21 year old college student. I had been skinny all my life until a year after my start of college. I gained around 70 pounds in less than a year ... Yeah I know thats alot! Later to find out the reason for the rapid weight gain is PCOS, insulin resistance, and an underactive thyroid. I am really to feel good about my-self and enjoy my later year of college life!

I am a 31 year old school teacher. I am single and never married. For fun I love all kinds of music, reading, movies, great converation, hanging with friends and family, travel, cooking, painting. I love to laugh and make others laugh as well.

I like to eat. On the personal front I work as a genetic counsellor, which I love. I've got a husband who's been packing on the pounds while he finishes his thesis, and will drop them in a flash once that's done and he gets back to exercising more. (That was Nov 2005. The thesis is done but his pounds aren't gone) We've got two dogs, one of whom loves to jog, and the other is old but enjoys a good hike (or snowshoe, once the weather turns).

Married/40/Stay at Home Mom of 2 boys(11 & 5). Has PCOS since I was a teenager. Doctors told me it would be hard for me to have children. Took the inferlity pills and all. Nothing worked. Lost weight in 1994 and got pregnant w/o ferlity pills. Had another miracle baby in 2002! Left career in 2002 to be home with my children. Quit smoking in 1998 and gained 90 lbs (average 10 lbs a year). I need to get back on track. I like to spend time with my kids and husband. I like to go to history attractions and musuems. I keep up on the local and nation politics.

Working stiff in the banking industry. Married one-year. No kids. Two kitty-cats. Recently decided to try to start a family.

I'm 32 years old, and I was diagnosed with pcos about 10 years ago. My highest weight was 220, and I was down to 160 before I had cancer in 2006. I gained 30 lbs back, and I would like to lose it and another 30. I'm having trouble with the consistent exercise.

34, female, with PCOS, who does not want to be single anymore!!! I am an emotional overeater. Food is my friend in sad times.

I'm 25 and was diagnosed with PCOS in 2003, I also have dairy and gluten sensitivities which can make eating right hard for me. (It's so much easier resorting to junk that I know won't make me sick!) I graduated from university with a BA, but I have yet to find a job.

I wanna be a mama. I am a teacher. Sort of ironic. Want to be healthy...tired of the side effects of PCO's

I am 27 yrs old, married, have 2 cats and 2 dogs. I have been overweight most of my life and am tired of feeling bad about myself. I have PCOS and am TTC #1.

I just had my fourth birthday in a row where I had promised myself that I would be my ideal body weight by the time I reached it - and failed. At 19 it was 20, and 20 it was 21 and so on. Now I'm 24, I weight 90 kilos (the average weight of a baby elephant, I think?) 5.5" and I'm tired of being the fat girl with the great personality, because it's not healthy. The PCOS hasn't helped - and so far it's not been a motivation, only an excuse. Tooo much sugar in my life, in the form of chocolate, too little activity. Ironically I'm a doctor.

20 year old college student

24 year old gal struggling with pcos for to make friends and have a great time and hopefully overcome this battle

I am 36 and a mother of two wonderful kiddos - 5 and 22 months. I work PT, which I thought would make it easier to workout, but somedays those kiddos of mine just won't cooperate. I also found out in July that I needed to go gluten free, so that has made my life more interesting ... but in a good way. I love to bake, but being gf has slowed that down a bit, which is probably not bad for my diet. We shall see. I am also borderline diabetic, so losing weight will help that as well.

I'm 33 years old, and currently unemployed. This unemployment should be a blessing, hence the fact that I should have ample time to commit to a healthy lifestyle! I actually love working out, but I am so random with it.

busy, tired, rn with pcos, hypothyroidism and diabetes. i'm 33 and looking to meet other single people to recieve and offer diet support as well as, meet some new workout friends

Im 25, diagnosed with pcos when i was 15...recently widowed and trying to get my life back together

I am 26 and I am a stay at home mom. I was dx with PCOS in 2005, and due to that and being pregnant with my daughter and having two miscarriages, I am FAT!!!!

I made a new year's resolution to lose the weight!I was considered by dr.s to be obese. I have lost 40 since my largest weight and am now not considered overweight. I want to lose ten more to goal and maintain.

24 year old law student, married for a little over a year. I will start working in a large firm this fall and need to learn healthy habits while I still have a little time! I would love to lose about 70 pounds.

27 yrs old, single female, professional, but no degree as of yet, feel losing the weight right now is more important than pursuing that..have PCOS, it's hard to lose weight. Been noticing with age that there are things I am happy with, and know because of my build and shape I will never be a size 2, and I really am completely happy with that, I like my curves ;)

Selina Farmer-Williams is a member of the Cherokee Nation. She grew up in Albuquerque, New Mexico and demonstrated an early talent for drawing and art. Encouraged to explore her talents, she attended the Institute of American Indian Art, Santa Fe, NM. Upon graduation, she was awarded an internship at the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian. In the summer of 2001, she took time off from her work in Washington to accept a full scholarship to Lacoste School of the Arts, Provence, France where she studied art and continued to show her work. She works in oil, acrylic, pen and ink, printmaking and photography-as well as three-dimensional design. Her work has been published throughout the US and abroad. Selina's work is collected internationally and can be found in permanent collections such as that of IAIA museum in Santa Fe, NM. Her work has been described as a "haunting exploration of emotion" and "culturally stimulating". Being blessed with having that of a diverse background - my mother being Cherokee/Irish and my father being Welsh -I have had the wonderful opportunity to learn from both cultures and to grow seeing the world on a much larger scale, seeing people as one - no categories, no division, just cultures that make us uniquely their own. That we are all blessed with our own special place on this earth, that we are each our own and yet all a part of this great wide world and universe. Blessed with the experience of coexistence. This has all become an integral part of the creative process for me. I work to explore my traditions, my culture, and the depths of human spirit and emotion through a contemporary format. If one was to look back on our cultural past and see what we have gone through to survive, adapt, and succeed as a peoplewell, the mere fact that we still stand strong in our culture after everything that has been imposed upon us throughout time is a major accomplishment in history. Our power is in our knowledge of who we are as a people and what we have to offer to the world. To pass our language, traditions, stories essentially our culture on to the next generation for them to have and hold in their hearts and to live in their spirit. To instill in them the respect for these sacred treasures, and through them it will live on and therefore always be. I hope to contribute to this process through my work. Also to draw strength through the education of not only our own culture but through the knowledge and respect of other cultures as well. It is somewhere in the middle of all this that I wish to convey a sense of peace living in harmony with the acknowledgement of our past. I want to reach people on a level of emotion, the one thing not tied or bound by culture, language, religion or race. its a much more pure form of communication. Emotion is one of the few things that connects us all together, the one thing we can all relate to. Weather we have an understanding of our emotions or we spend our whole lives trying to hide from them, we are all connected through them. I hope people will see this connection through my work and therefore learn something of themselves and the way they see the world. I want to take the viewer to either a place they can relate to or to a place they have never been. I want the viewer to feel the content, and to know that like in many things there is more to it then what you first see. I want the viewer to be haunted by my work, to give them a moments encounter with that place, that connection with my work, to live somewhere within the depths of their memory. Selina is currently working on many projects while enjoying being married and having had the amazing experience to raise her daughter, Mazzy Kaya, born March 25th, 2003-November 24th 2005.

I am a 23 yr old Full time student and Full time worker. I work in the Fashion industry so pressure is on me to be thin. I would like to be the size I was before PCOS hit and destroyed my life.

Ive gone from 218 to 149, just by educating myself on food and exersizing regularly. I did it in one year. I still have not met my goal of 135-140, but Im determined to. I suffered from PCOS for about 10 years but managed to reverse the symptoms by losing weight. I did this ultimately so I could have children in the near future.

Struggling with PCOS!!! I have put on about 50 lbs since I was diagnosed in 2004. My self esteem has taken a huge nose dive ever since.. Looking to alleviate some of the symptoms of PCOS (acne, insulin levels, hair growth) through proper diet and exercise.

Female living in Nassau Bahamas. I love to read and travel.

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