The Beginning

For as long as I can remember I have always wanted to be a Mum more than anything else but ever since getting my first period at 11, my cycles have been an irregular and painful nightmare. 

At 14, I was put on birth control. While the pills regulated my periods, they turned me into an even more hormonal monster. Needless to say, they didn’t last very long. 

3 years later, in 2008, I experienced my first ovarian cyst. I was in such extreme pain that everyone thought I had appendicitis! After two separate trips to the emergency department and two separate iv shots of morphine I was told that my ovarian cyst wasnt large enough to operate on and I was sent home with a script for codeine. 2 weeks of being either in agony or doped up and asleep followed. 

Fast forward to August 2014, my husband and I decided that we wanted to look into starting a family. I knew that I had stereotypical pcos characteristics (irregular periods, excess body hair etc) and we wanted to know how hard it would be for us to fall pregnant 

After blood tests and an ultrasound, we finally got an official diagnosis in October 2014.

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Author: Dashlen's Journey

I'm Ash and welcome to Our journey to Parenthood with PCOS. I have started this blog to share my story with others who might be going through the same struggle. I'll be writing about everything that happens between now and (fingers crossed!!) the day we bring home our little miracle and maybe even beyond that. Who knows! I hope you enjoy! 

4 thoughts on “The Beginning”

  1. I don’t really know how to blog or what I’m doing.. I’ve started though to joint with other PCOS sufferers and to vent my own frustrations it’s so nice to see we aren’t alone and I’m excited to follow your journey! X

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