I am still here!
A lot in my personal life with eldercare.
But me? I had my last endoc appt.
I continue to respond to treatment and all my values (insulin, testosterone, etc) keep climbing down. Slowly, but going down.
I'm still on Metformin 2000 mg and thyroid med.
The biggest thing was still solving the lack of energy problem -- most of that lied in vitamin/supplement changes.
The prescription Vitamin D was a big boost, as was taking sublingual B12 every other day. I've also included D-chiro-inositol. After a short time on that (3 weeks?) I had my first natural non-Provera period in over a year. Woot! I don't know if it was from that or that I was leading up to it anyway but I don't care. It was nice to have.
I went back to a one tablet Centrum even though I was doing really well with the Women's Hormone Rainbow Light system but taking 6 extra pills vs 1 was driving me crazy. I might go back, but I just wanted the break! It's def a challenge to keep up with so many vitamins but the improvements have been SO worth it. I really was dragging there for a while. I was very deficient.
Some of it is the Metformin -- it trashes B12 according to my endoc. But some of it is the PCOS itself. Some I am sure is my diet -- whose diet couldn't be better?
I have almost cut out all wheat.
I am sleeping better and feeling more restful sleep, and the afternoon energy slump now feels like "normal people tired" and not like "zombie land exhaustion, kill me now!" to me.
I check back with http://pcosfaq.com/
to see how I'm doing so in case that is helpful to anyone.
I tried making new walking buddies but that's not working out like I hoped. I'll keep trying though.
I am enjoying the PCOS Diva motivation app
I've lost 5-6 lbs since I last checked in.
That's what's been new with me in PCOS land.
Hope you are all doing great!