My Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Action Plan

It’s no good. I have to face it and accept it.
I have to confront the fact I must work extremely hard to make changes.
Sitting here moaning and making excuses does NOT work.
My current way does NOT work full stop.

If I want to lose weight and change my body shape I have to put the effort in.
If I want to get pregnant and treat my Polycystic Ovary Syndrome I have to lose weight, exercise and eat healthily.
A magic fairy will not come along say “there, there”, wave her wand and grant me my wishes!

I am going to have pull my socks up and get on with it. I am going to unlearn all the habits and laziness I have instilled in me.
I WILL motivate myself and bull doze my way through change!!

A radical change is needed. It will be healthy and balanced. Back to basics.

I know raw food works for me – I once brought my periods back because of it.
I know water is good for me.
The Japanese food lifestyle also . . . .

I have looked up the healthiest nation in the world and Japan comes either top or very near the top so this nation has something I can learn from. Their life expectancy is the best in the world and obesity is rare.
So here I come; oily fish – omega 3 oil – for optimum brain function (seeing as the brain controls hormones this can only be great news for PCOS) , ginger to lower cholesterol, green tea – antioxidants, seaweed – high levels of minerals, protein and vitamin A/B12 & C, white rice (short grain Japanese variety) is high in nutrients and fills you up (may substitute it with brown rice mind you), soy – not so sure about this one but is high in protein, low in fat and lowers BP/cholesterol, large amounts of vegetables – eek! better find the ones I like and more importantly smaller portions.
I will welcome you to my life and body =)

I also found this on my travels. . . It is a paragraph from a woman’s blog, a woman who has suffered and treated her PCOS, even eliminated it through sheer hard work and incorporates many of the Japanese diet elements and physical exercise. . .

So….what can help women with PCOS, aside from medications with possible harmful side effects that can lead to other problems?  Proper diet and exercise!  Go figure!  I worked my butt off, both literally and figuratively, everyday and still do.  I pay attention to everything I put in my mouth.  I read labels, I shop only the perimeter of the grocery stores, I limit my carbs to whole grains, I cut out red meat, I eat A LOT of vegetables, I don’t add salt to anything, and I drink A LOT of water.  I work out at least 6 days a week.  I have dropped 70 pounds through hard work and eating clean.  My PCOS symptoms are gone, I am off all medication, and I now have, not 2, but 3 beautiful boys!  I cannot stress enough how diet and exercise are the game changers and the only real way to combat this disease.”




Author: staceymariej

32, Wife (married at 19 years old in 2003), Mum of one (born in 2004), Registered Nurse since September 2010. Started spiritual journey in November 2011.

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