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Forum: Fertility 01-30-2013, 08:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 553
Posted By slong007
Thanks for your advice. I started the...

Thanks for your advice. I started the progestrone last night and after breaking down in tears the lovely pharmacist tried to reassure me this should help and to stop reading the internet. Now I'm...
Forum: Fertility 01-29-2013, 04:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 553
Posted By slong007
What does this mean?

I'm new to the TTC process. I received a positive pregnancy test on Sunday (3 days after my period should have started). I had a blood test to confirm yesterday and just got the results. I am...
Forum: Medications 04-25-2007, 10:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,180
Posted By slong007
Thanks for sharing. I'll watch and see if I...

Thanks for sharing. I'll watch and see if I notice a change. I've felt the moodiness before, so hopefully I won't have any of this on Yaz. I'm really tired of switching up bcps.

Thanks!
Forum: General Discussion 04-24-2007, 05:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,648
Posted By slong007
fergus80 - Don't beat yourself up about any of...

fergus80 - Don't beat yourself up about any of this. I'm 31 and only now think I may have found the one. I didn't date for a very long time and I'm not sure it was entirely because I was...
Forum: Moms 04-18-2007, 06:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,176
Posted By slong007
Pregnancy Question

I have a few questions for PCOS moms. I'm not pregnant now, but have met mr. right and the topic of kids is being thrown around. When I was 20 I was told I'd never have kids and if I did it would...
Forum: Medications 04-18-2007, 06:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,180
Posted By slong007
Anyone on Yaz?

I think I've seen this question in the past, so sorry if its a repeat. I've been getting migraines that occur the exact same time every month so my doc is switching me to Yaz. Anyone out there on...
Forum: Lifestyle - Diet and Exercise 01-11-2007, 05:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,390
Posted By slong007
Mizcue, I feel your pain!!! It is very...

Mizcue,

I feel your pain!!! It is very frustrating. My best suggestion is to have your endo refer you to a nutritionist familiar with PCOS and/or diabetes. He/She would be able to help you find...
Forum: Lifestyle - Diet and Exercise 01-11-2007, 05:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,157
Posted By slong007
I broke my heel and tore all the ligaments in my...

I broke my heel and tore all the ligaments in my ankle a few years ago and the ortho treated me the same way your's did. He even asked me why I was so concerned about getting back to normal, what...
Forum: Lifestyle - Diet and Exercise 01-11-2007, 04:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,157
Posted By slong007
crystallynn, Slightyly was right it sounds like...

crystallynn,

Slightyly was right it sounds like you are suffering from low blood sugar. Have you been checked for that? My mom has that problem and when we all went on SB last spring she had the...
Forum: General Discussion 12-21-2006, 01:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,981
Posted By slong007
Just my two cents. I would say 11 is early for...

Just my two cents. I would say 11 is early for bcps. Seeing a specialist is good and perhaps with dietary changes and regular exercise her periods will normal out a little, but it does take time,...
Forum: Lifestyle - Diet and Exercise 12-21-2006, 01:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,641
Posted By slong007
Amber, I'm so sorry about all you've been...

Amber,

I'm so sorry about all you've been through. My suggestion is to first look at your diet. Are you eating the appropriate foods and the right quantities? I personally follow South Beach and...
Forum: Lifestyle - Diet and Exercise 12-01-2006, 02:52 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 38,983
Posted By slong007
slightly that is a great theory and whatever...

slightly that is a great theory and whatever works for you is great! I'm going to tell myself that from now one when I want something I shouldn't eat.

I don't really have any tips as these are...
Forum: Lifestyle - Diet and Exercise 11-30-2006, 10:47 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 38,983
Posted By slong007
Elsie...I'll have to check out the egg thing. ...

Elsie...I'll have to check out the egg thing. I'm not a big egg fan either and have gotten in the habit of eating oatmeal or cereal for breakfast lately. I need to get back on the egg thing too. ...
Forum: General Discussion 11-27-2006, 05:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 795
Posted By slong007
kamhlm, PCOS isn't caused by the cysts on your...

kamhlm,

PCOS isn't caused by the cysts on your ovaries. You may want to look into finding a doc with more knowledge of PCOS. Removing you ovaries won't "fix" the problem. Cysts are a symptom and...
Forum: General Discussion 11-27-2006, 04:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,145
Posted By slong007
StLouis and jfward - I can't speak for me...

StLouis and jfward -

I can't speak for me personally as I've been on BC for years, but my aunt has pcos and had a small stroke after being placed on bc, so she's not allowed to take it either. I...
Forum: Lifestyle - Diet and Exercise 11-27-2006, 03:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,609
Posted By slong007
fergus80, I pretty much agree with what everyone...

fergus80,

I pretty much agree with what everyone has said. My own two cents are that artificial sweetners are a very personal subject. I like Splenda and while I use it, I don't use a lot of it. ...
Forum: Lifestyle - Diet and Exercise 11-27-2006, 01:28 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 38,983
Posted By slong007
Hello ladies! I haven't posted in forever. I...

Hello ladies! I haven't posted in forever. I was on vacation for nearly two weeks, then a wedding, then the holiday, but I'm back and determined to get back on track. I haven't lost as much as I...
Forum: General Discussion 10-17-2006, 04:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,338
Posted By slong007
I didn't mean to sound harsh, but not knowing how...

I didn't mean to sound harsh, but not knowing how Blessed lives her life I stand by what I said. I know of several people with PCOS who don't eat right or exercise and whine about how badly they...
Forum: General Discussion 10-16-2006, 12:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,338
Posted By slong007
Some people will just never get it. Your husband...

Some people will just never get it. Your husband seems to have at least taken an interest and is doing some research, which is more than a lot of people can say for their significant others.

You...
Forum: General Discussion 10-16-2006, 12:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,358
Posted By slong007
Blessed - Met has actually given me more energy. ...

Blessed - Met has actually given me more energy. I attribute that to my insulin being under control. If I eat too many of the wrong things (sugar or refined carbs) then I become more tired. Look...
Forum: Lifestyle - Diet and Exercise 10-13-2006, 05:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,205
Posted By slong007
mdub, I found that I couldn't move into a...

mdub,

I found that I couldn't move into a "perfect" phase 2 without my weight loss stopping. I eat a modified phase 1, which means I basically eat phase 1 all the time, but on weekends I eat whole...
Forum: Lifestyle - Diet and Exercise 10-13-2006, 03:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,154
Posted By slong007
Jessica, I've been on SB since mid-April and...

Jessica,

I've been on SB since mid-April and love it. We have a post on the diet board as well. You may want to read through it just to see what we've discussed. My only suggestion is to buy the...
Forum: Lifestyle - Diet and Exercise 10-13-2006, 03:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,205
Posted By slong007
mdub, You could try adding a few more calories...

mdub,

You could try adding a few more calories in and see if that helps. I found after a couple of month on SB when I tried adding some variety into my diet that certain foods caused me to stop...
Forum: General Discussion 10-13-2006, 10:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,760
Posted By slong007
ER (extended release) and time release are the...

ER (extended release) and time release are the same thing. Call your pharmacist and ask which kind you are taking. If it isn't ER then you should be splitting the dosage. If that is too hard to do...
Forum: Lifestyle - Diet and Exercise 10-12-2006, 05:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,673
Posted By slong007
Searching - If you don't have the time to get...

Searching -

If you don't have the time to get the book right now, you can read a lot about the diet on the Prevention Magazine website. I remember doing that when I decided to start the diet, but...
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