Ok, so there may not be exactly five stages of infertility and PCOS grief for everyone – and I’m still in the middle of processing my latest news – but I thought it was time for an update. And if I’m being honest, I know I’m beyond when I should have updated. But since my last post things have kind of taken a nosedive. Here are my stages so far and where I hope to head. I believe I’m in stage 4…
If you’ve been following along on my PCOS journey so far, you know that I’m still near the beginning. I was diagnosed just a few months ago and shared the start to my PCOS story on the blog a few weeks back. Since then, I have received many messages but one in particular really stuck with me – one from a reader named Candace. So today, I’m sharing Candace’s story with you.
This is one of those posts where I’ve felt like I’ve written it 1000 times – in my head, little notes on the corners of paper, and on my computer – but then deleted, edited, changed, and wondered if I ever would actually hit publish. But I’m done tinkering.
Last month I was diagnosed with PCOS – Polycystic Ovary Syndrome.