I don’t want to feel ashamed anymore

Shame-one of the most deep-rooted emotions, is really common among women when they have to face problems which involve their physical appearance and their weight. As a result, they can’t accept themselves as they are, they feel “different” and blame themselves. PCOS has a great impact on this mental and…

The time goes by, and pcos?

The climacteric period, the end of the child bearing age, is a frightening leap in the dark, even if a few women welcome it as a relief from “buying pads”. Normally, this passage is considered something negative- women feel they are getting older and “ugly”.   This is one of…

Women who hate women

Let’s be honest: women are often enemies. They sometimes say they get on better with other men than with other women. That’s true. Why? If you feel hurt because of another woman’s behavior, have you ever thought about how we engage with her?A woman is unable to be sympathetic towards…

WHAT ABOUT PRACTICING SOME YOGA?

Yoga! …”Mmh, I don’t like it, it is boring”, “It is for elderly people, and it does not make me lose weight”, “You have to be very flexible and thin to practice it” ,These are just a few common inappropriate statements about yoga, because it is not really known. We…

Orlando I’m setting off

It is coming up: tickets and hotel bookings are ready, I am writing my speech. The PCOS Awareness Symposium is taking place on September the 22ndand 23rdin Orlando, Florida. As every year, it has been organized by pcoschallenge.org, the Us (and the world’s) most important association of women with PCOS.…

When words are deceiving

“7 easy ways to get rid of PCOS”, “5 miraculous pieces of advice to recover from PCOS”, “6 effective steps to fight PCOS”, “the only solution to face PCOS”, I could quote these kinds of catch phrases over and over again. They are very captivating, they provide painless, easy and…

Proud to be myself

Summer has just come! We long for it all the year and then here we are … afraid of it. We are not ready! Because it is time to undress, to show ourselves, to go out more often, to meet people. We are not fit, we get sad. We are…

When your partner becomes an enemy

How does our families react to PCOS? We know it very well: its clearly visible symptoms negatively affect the quality of our whole life as the hormonal imbalance influences the image and the perception of body, mood, lifestyle, and parenthood plans. A couple, a family should share everything.    Arianna…

Water retention? Everything you have to know about that.

Water retentionis an accumulation of watery fluids among the cells of the tissues; it is usually found in those parts of the body which are prone to the accumulation of fat: thighs, abdomen, gluteus, for instance. When the excess of liquid is not absorbed, edemas appear: this is the first…