Hi, my name is Christina, and this is the beginning of my Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) expedition to motherhood. I never expected to have a hard time with fertility. In fact, I thought getting pregnant would come naturally, or easily. I thought my cycles were normal despite how heavy and frequent they were at times. But, after getting married last year, my husband and I found that wasn’t the case. I recently took a saliva hormone test and discovered I, in fact, have PCOS… it was a blow I somewhat suspected, but was not ready to confirm.
Going back to a little over a year ago, I contacted Brenda in hopes of regulating my cycle because I was having a lot of breakthrough bleeding in between cycles that frustrated me beyond lengths. I decided to try Cycle Balance Cream (CBC) and I instantly fell in love!! Due to a hormonal imbalance I also wanted to try the Female Hormone Balance (FHB) and currently I take two capsules a day. (One in the morning and one at night.) My cycles have been more regular and I have more control over the breakthrough bleeding. When my husband and I decided to begin trying to conceive we also both decided to do a cleanse which included Psyllium Seed Husk Powder, Bentonite Clay, and 7-Day Detox Cleanse.
I now follow a Paleo template (I despise the word diet, template allows for a bit more flexibility), and I have tried to add at least 35 grams of fiber a day as well. (Honestly I don’t miss potatoes and carbohydrates as much as I thought I might.) To help me reach my fiber goal, I continue to include Psyllium Husk to my template in the morning. Also, I have begun working out on a regular basis to lose weight.
The past few months have at times been emotionally draining. I fight every month knowing I still have a lot of work to accomplish. Every time a new pregnancy announcement shows up in a social media feed, or a new baby is brought into this world I feel guilty having even the slightest bit of jealousy towards the parents. In the end, I know that I am improving my health and well-being, and building a healthier lifestyle for my family. I am ready for whatever God has in store for my husband and I.
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