PCOS and Fad Diets

I wanted to share this amazing post today by Heather C of the Cyster Story. Check out her blog it is awesome and encouraging. http://www.thecysterstory.com

The Cyster Story

I find that many people these days are looking for a quick fix. We are all hoping there is a magic diet, pill, or drink that is going to make us lose weight over night. It’s impossible to go onto any style of social media without seeing some form of smoothie or wrap that is promising instant weight loss. And for some reason, we actually fall into their trap. I am no exception to this. I have tried just about every low carb, meat free, liquid only diet that is out there. They may have helped me lose a few pounds temporarily, but as soon as I go back to my normal life style the weight comes back on. In my opinion, most of the diets are unattainable long-term. We all wish that there was an easy way out, but let’s be real.. We didn’t gain this weight over night…

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Move – The Choices We Make

I am going to chose to put fear of what could happen to her behind me and focus on the hope of this is her life changing moment. The moment she has decided to move, she has made a choice and I pray it will better her as a person as she goes through this hard lesson called life. 

Let’s Discuss Depression

Check out this awesome blog today from Sweet Summer Online and her fantastic Discuss on Depression.

via I’m Not Always “Elegant”

I would like to shed some light on how the NHS support individuals with depression. My views come from not only trying to access the service but from trying to counsel clients.

Usually the client/patient begins by seeing a doctor, most cases the patient/client is prescribed antidepressants and sent on there way. If you research into antidepressants, you’ll find that there is a lot to consider with the side effects.
Antidepressants take two weeks to work and may possibly make you feel worse before feeling better, imagine if the person had suicidal thoughts! With all that, no support is put in place for the two weeks at least, to see how the client is coping or to manage the clients mental wellbeing. There is also conflicting issues with antidepressants as they are meant to be taken for a short period of time, if the reason…

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