Infertility

The rule, not the exception

Another week in February, another week of infertility. I've been on an information gathering mission recently and came across a bunch of things regarding liquorice root and white peony for PCOS. I found this study 'Licorice roots reduces serum testosterone in healthy women'. I'll give anything a whirl, so I ordered some liquorice root and since… Continue reading The rule, not the exception

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A dedication to Sam

Sam and I don't really do Valentines day. We never have. There are card exchanges, usually (this year Sam gave me a Christmas card he found in the drawer...and they say romance is dead?!) but not flowers, teddy bears or over-priced restaurants. I'm fine with that, I definitely am a romantic, but I appreciate everything… Continue reading A dedication to Sam

Infertility

The last 74 days

This is an extremely overdue post. Christmas has come and gone and we are already approaching mid-February. I haven't blogged as I have tried to switch off for a while from the trying to conceive journey. It's not that I haven't been thinking about it, I don't think its something I can ever not at… Continue reading The last 74 days

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‘Tis the season…to be completely fed up

Its been well over two weeks since I last blogged. Naughty I know. However, I just couldn't face articulating the emotions I've been feeling. Writing them down would mean having to admit out loud that I have been up and down like a bloody yo-yo. After the fertility treatment was cancelled I was on birth… Continue reading ‘Tis the season…to be completely fed up

Infertility

Pill popping

I did some scouring online at the end of last week and came across this book on amazon, '8 Steps to Reverse Your PCOS'. It has pretty good reviews so I figured I would give it a bash. It definitely has some sound advice and recipes although it covers the many variations of PCOS so some bits… Continue reading Pill popping