Post
Experience Project iOS Android Apps | Download EP for your Mobile Device

I Am Suffering Emotionally From Pcos

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 85 People

    Hopeful, Yet Discouraged.

    I was diagnosed with PCOS late April 2013. I've always felt something was wrong with me. Last year I only had two periods and thought maybe it was due to stress. I seemed to gain weight faster and was unable to lose any. I was always tired, sluggish and most of all depressed. I...
    HeatherM1988 HeatherM1988 26-30, F 6 Responses Jun 3, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    PCOS text me feel definitely less

    than a woman literally and physically it's so emotionally draining and depressing I always fatigued and tired I hate it I hate myself everyday more and more and it's really getting the best of me
    eaj24AA eaj24AA 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 27

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I found out a little over a year ago

    that I had pcos... I suffer from severe acne as well as excessive weight and all the problems with hair growing where it shouldn't :/ i also have extremely irregular periods. I went to the doctor about it and was prescribed birth control. However when it was time to go back I...
    Stark16 Stark16 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 23, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Pcos makes me feel worthless.

    it's also part of the reason why my husband left me. I'm 22 and miscarried twice D':
    missnissa missnissa 22-25, F Feb 19

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I Think Pcos Destroy's One's Self-confidence

    I'm 14 years old, and I was diagnosed with PCOS only a few days ago. The doctor told me not to worry since it could be treated, but I researched on what PCOS is and my spirits kept on being dragged down. I remember seeing that a woman with PCOS is more likely to suffer from...
    IHaveNotANameButAnIdentity IHaveNotANameButAnIdentity 22-25 2 Responses Jun 30, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I've been on birth control

    for PCOS for nine months now. My worst symptom is mood swings. When I started BC it took months but the rapid moods calmed and i thought I was in the clear. This last week though I have been crying at nothing, feeling like there is no point to anything and just not seeing life...
    pcosblonde pcosblonde 26-30, F Sep 3, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel

    i'm 18 years old and

    when i was 14 i was told i had PCOS i only got my period once a year and mum found out and took me to the doctors at the start i thought nothing of it. i've been getting sick for the past four years and i thought it was just the cold, i was just reading about pcos online and the...
    catsrule5678 catsrule5678 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 10

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I found out about 3 months ago I have pcos

    and now I'm taking metformin as prescribed by my fertility doctor. I am very concerned about how pcos will affect my chances in getting pregnant and having children! :(
    tinksc06 tinksc06 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 26

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I was diagnosed with PCOS about a month ago.

    I have had a suspicion for years that I have this but went to three doctors who dismissed it right away without taking blood work because I didn't have any of the "typical" symptoms. I didn't have facial hair or missed periods so therefore they decided it wasn't worth looking...
    Ber921 Ber921 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 3, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I am 20 years old and was diagnosed with pcos 4

    years ago. Since then i have to shave my face, mustache, and neck everyday as I'm sure most of you do. I had really bad acne when i was younger but now it is maintained. I have hair all over and its really embarrassing because i cant wear my hair up without shaving. I have only...
    emily127 emily127 18-21, F 5 Responses Feb 17, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I am probably going to cry

    while I write this. I have been diagnosed with PCOS since I was 18 yrs old. I am now 29. It has been a long battle trying to get my weight under control to help deal with fertility issues and other awful symptoms (facial hair). Today I am feeling hopeless. I feel like no matter...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 27

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Related Experiences

    I feel so emotionally drained that i can feel myself going numb inside
    nessa1357 nessa1357 18-21, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    And needs help! I am married for 3 years, got a dog, 6 cats and just bought a house. My husband and I are high school sweethearts. We found out I have pcos when I was 20 after...
    Mlamtn Mlamtn 26-30, F 7 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have PCOS. I was told, about three years ago, that I had PCOS, its one of the main reasons why I came to Ep to beging with, other than my Depression. When I joined, the woman in...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 1 day ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    A predator and his prey: Ladies and Gents, please beware or be aware that there are SOME men/women on this website and all over the world who try and prey upon females or males...
    MarieLucie MarieLucie 22-25, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I've been reading articles about this, and I keep thinking to myself that I actually do suffer from it. I have been talking to close family members and friends about this, and...
    alaniW180 alaniW180 13-15 1 Response 1 day ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Hello, I knew all my life something was not normal with my body's female functions. I was finally diagnosed with PCOS 2.5 months ago. It was oddly relieving to know that I had an...
    KelseyK211 KelseyK211 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am more spiritually drained than I ever thought possible. Work, life and everything in between has just been pulling me down. This has been a very exhausting week - yesterday I...
    harbingerofcake harbingerofcake 26-30, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I use to self-inflict pain upon myself physically but at some point I found emotional pain more painful. Emotional self-infliction is something more controllable than physical; no...
    BriarRose96 BriarRose96 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Hi I would like to vent a bit.I was going to put my spouse doesn't support me.But because of him being bipolar and stress from work I can understand his bipolar disorder.But I have...
    Fruitypunch15 Fruitypunch15 31-35 5 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I also found out the love of my life was texting his ex girlfriend daily. While reprimanding for even mentioning mine. He claims he had never heard of emotionally cheating before...
    aquarius2383 aquarius2383 31-35, F 5 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I been in an Abusive relationship not physically but mentally. As a guy with dyslexia, ADD, and being in special ed from my ex she would put me down. To point I believed but once I...
    LoyaltynTrust93 LoyaltynTrust93 18-21, M 5 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    It can be hard if you're working with a nutritionist to manage your PCOS. All this stuff you shouldn't eat. I just ate a whole pizza and it was great for me! 1) Flatbread made with...
    N0VERA N0VERA 22-25, F 5 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I was diagnosed with PID for the third time last week. I also have PCOS. I am so scared that I won't be able to get pregnant.
    KunFuZed KunFuZed 26-30, F 5 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I need a vacation from everything and everyone. I swear I'm so tired. I just want to clock out and go sit somewhere and sip some tea. Life is draining the life out of me. I'm not...
    Krazycool Krazycool 36-40, F 2 Responses a week ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    , I know suffering, and will know suffering for the rest of my life. It is inevitably part of this human experience. But I think a lot of my suffering comes from the fear of...
    WearOutKyd WearOutKyd 26-30, M a week ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    So, the last girlfriend I had, as those of you in my circle know, messed with my head pretty bad. I hadn't spoken to her in weeks and I was starting to feel a little better. But...
    twistedAndJaded twistedAndJaded 41-45, M 2 Responses Jun 26

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Emotionally leads to physically. So. Shower and curfew. Special curfew. Called no ep to sleep sanely. Lol.
    Converted Converted 46-50, M 1 Response Jun 25

    Your Response

    Cancel
    This is quite a mouthful, I'm sorry. I just need to write it out. When I was around 7, my family made the move from California to Washington State. Now, around 10 years later, I've...
    buffybellissimo buffybellissimo 16-17 Jun 25

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I guess this is more for venting but I just feel like I'm always un-happy. I don't want to commit suicide (for religious purposes) but I'm just tired of living. I can be in a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 24

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I dealt with the same especially sexual orientation. It's hard for me to have sex sometimes with my boyfriend its soo sad because sometimes I cringe in utter pain because I re...
    ForYouIwillWaitJoey ForYouIwillWaitJoey 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 23

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I still am in an emotionally and mentally abusive situation, not so much physical anymore though. I take full responsibility for all that has happened and for allowing myself to be...
    DoveinMourning DoveinMourning 36-40, F Jun 23

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I just read this article about different treatments for pcos and though fellow pcos sufferers might find it interesting! http://www.larabriden.com/treatment-for-4-types-of-pcos...
    starlightneko starlightneko 22-25, F Jun 23

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Recently, I started having doubts of whether I suffer from clinical depression. I am stuck in an abusive relationship, I don't have a stable group of friends but other than that...
    mdmrmdmr mdmrmdmr 18-21, F Jun 23

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm always suffering from this stuff
    bradley600 bradley600 16-17, M 1 Response Jun 22

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Recently I have become emotionally connected to someone whose been helping me overcome my depression but like what happened in school, years ago, I've been become emotionally...
    JamesAlcock JamesAlcock 18-21, M 2 Responses Jun 22

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Well.. this didn't went as expected.. It all started out so damn well. 2 days ago I was going to my very first dance festival by bus. DefQon 1. A heavy electronic music festival...
    ChocolateMountain ChocolateMountain 18-21, M Jun 21

    Your Response

    Cancel
    After all taken from me, I had friends. Few friends. Women, many one or two men. True Friends. Last 5 years I was sorta regular at my Congressional. Specially on the Month of...
    shemalequeendirt shemalequeendirt 41-45, F Jun 19

    Your Response

    Cancel
    my dad is at the end stages of hepatic cancer ,we discovered that too late ,i know he is suffering much but he can't stop blaming us psychologically I don't know what I supposed...
    cindrella15oo cindrella15oo 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 19

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Found this site randomly while browsing the internet in a depressed bout. Not sure what I'm expecting, I've sort of given up on the belief that human decency is even a real thing...
    Whitespark Whitespark 22-25, M Jun 19

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I was diagnosed with PCOS years ago, though I don't have any cysts I have basically every other symptom. I'm on all the pills for it, but I'm struggling to lose weight. It has been...
    HardlyAlice HardlyAlice 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 18

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My experience of Jesus, and of God, started off with a bang and created a journey to faith for me. I was raised Catholic, but nominally so. We went to Mass, received the sacraments...
    jnewcastle jnewcastle 41-45, F 3 Responses Jun 18

    Your Response

    Cancel