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Forum: Minnesota 07-12-2011, 02:28 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 20,587
Posted By Catnip
Looking for OBGYN

Anybody have a suggestion for an OBGYN in the Twin Cities area? I don't have one, and it's coming to be time for me to find one. I'm not looking for one that will treat my PCOS, because I have...
Forum: General Discussion 07-12-2011, 02:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,325
Posted By Catnip
What the heck irritable mood!

I went off birth control last month because I was tired of how awful it made me feel. I was super emotional and it was really hard to deal with. Also, I didn't like the side effects involved. This...
Forum: General Discussion 07-06-2011, 02:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,878
Posted By Catnip
This whole thing just breaks my heart. I see...

This whole thing just breaks my heart. I see photos of that precious little girl and think, "Who would ever do anything to harm such a beautiful baby??" And then she just didn't care and went to have...
Forum: Mississippi 07-04-2011, 12:38 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 54,334
Posted By Catnip
I used to live in Mississippi. Various things...

I used to live in Mississippi. Various things brought me up to Minnesota, but a piece of my heart will always remain down in Gautier where I grew up!

As for those looking for a doctor, I want to...
Forum: Minnesota 07-04-2011, 12:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,423
Posted By Catnip
There is a clinic in Eagan called MNCOME. You can...

There is a clinic in Eagan called MNCOME. You can get their phone number and address on their webpage at www.mncome.com. They know about PCOS there and are willing to help, unlike almost every other...
Forum: Fertility 07-04-2011, 12:30 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 13,539
Posted By Catnip
July marks the first month my husband and I are...

July marks the first month my husband and I are making a for real effort at trying to conceive. Today will be the first possible day for ovulation, but I have to be honest. I'm not feeling very...
Forum: Fertility 12-16-2010, 03:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 879
Posted By Catnip
I'm in practically the same boat as you. My...

I'm in practically the same boat as you. My husband and I weren't actually trying when we first got married, but we weren't NOT trying, either. After more than 8 years, the only time it happened it...
Forum: Medications 12-16-2010, 02:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,793
Posted By Catnip
I decided to go ahead and give it a try. What...

I decided to go ahead and give it a try. What would it hurt? It actually seemed to help a decent amount. I didn't have those "certain issues" during the day after taking a regular dose. I still have...
Forum: General Discussion 12-16-2010, 02:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,399
Posted By Catnip
Definitely get checked out for diabetes. PCOS can...

Definitely get checked out for diabetes. PCOS can act like diabetes anyway. But it's always a good idea to check with your doctor to be sure.
Forum: General Discussion 12-16-2010, 02:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,281
Posted By Catnip
I can only kinda see her point of view on the...

I can only kinda see her point of view on the pregnancy thing. My husband and I had decided that we would not attempt to have children, based on my condition and also our financial situation. But...
Forum: General Discussion 12-16-2010, 02:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,604
Posted By Catnip
I feel the same as well. Almost no one that I...

I feel the same as well. Almost no one that I know understands what PCOS is and how it makes me feel like crap or the difficult health issues it brings. I can sort of talk to my husband about it, but...
Forum: Fertility 12-08-2010, 03:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,196
Posted By Catnip
I hear you on everything you said. I had thought...

I hear you on everything you said. I had thought that my husband and I would provide the first grandchild... but no. That was my SIL. Also followed by the second grandchild. I'm just sitting there...
Forum: General Discussion 12-08-2010, 02:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 889
Posted By Catnip
I can relate, pretty much to everything. I hate...

I can relate, pretty much to everything. I hate my job, my bosses tick me off a lot... I get depressed a lot.

As for your SIL, I definitely relate to that. My husband and I have been married over 8...
Forum: General Discussion 12-04-2010, 03:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 946
Posted By Catnip
When I was 16, I went to the salon for a wax...

When I was 16, I went to the salon for a wax every... month? But when it got to be that I had to go in there every week or so, I quit doing it and went to shaving instead.
Forum: General Discussion 12-04-2010, 03:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,471
Posted By Catnip
Aww! Thank you for the kind words, Dawn! :)

Aww! Thank you for the kind words, Dawn! :)
Forum: Faith-based Support 12-03-2010, 02:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 21,270
Posted By Catnip
I fully believe that if it weren't for God, I...

I fully believe that if it weren't for God, I wouldn't even be here right now. So many horrible things have gone on in my life, and he has been there with me through it all. It brings me to tears to...
Forum: Medications 12-03-2010, 01:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,793
Posted By Catnip
Embarrassing side effects of Metformin

I'm suffering from some of the more embarrassing side effects of Metformin. You know the ones... The ooey-gooey ones that nobody likes to talk about! Also gas and bloating... *blush*

I got to...
Forum: General Discussion 12-03-2010, 01:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 807
Posted By Catnip
Which pill are you on? They put me on Yaz because...

Which pill are you on? They put me on Yaz because it has extra hormones in it. I have trouble with my breasts being very sore up to 2 weeks before I'm supposed to start my period. I also start...
Forum: General Discussion 12-03-2010, 01:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,418
Posted By Catnip
I saw my Metformin pills in my stool after the...

I saw my Metformin pills in my stool after the first few days of taking it. I've found that cutting them in half before taking them stops that issue. I know it says "do not crush or chew" on the...
Forum: General Discussion 12-03-2010, 01:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,471
Posted By Catnip
Right now I'm watching Family Guy while feeling...

Right now I'm watching Family Guy while feeling down about being on birth control (I want a baby) and feeling jealous of my coworkers and Facebook friends who are pregnant. I'm also feeling pretty...
Forum: General Discussion 12-03-2010, 01:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,654
Posted By Catnip
Well... not exactly? I was put on Metformin at...

Well... not exactly? I was put on Metformin at the beginning of September, but had not had a period since mid-June or early July. After a month and a half on the medication, I still had not had a...
Forum: General Discussion 12-03-2010, 01:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 930
Posted By Catnip
You're in a good place. We're going through a lot...

You're in a good place. We're going through a lot of the same things you are, so we know how you feel and are very willing to talk with you about the things that are upsetting you.

You're not alone....
Forum: Alternative Therapies and Supplements 11-20-2010, 03:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,111
Posted By Catnip
I took cinnamon for a little while, but I wasn't...

I took cinnamon for a little while, but I wasn't testing my sugar, so I'm not sure how effective it was. I was having some trouble with it giving me indigestion, though.
Forum: General Discussion 11-20-2010, 03:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,434
Posted By Catnip
Having a baby is a special kind of pain for me. I...

Having a baby is a special kind of pain for me. I feel like a heel because I've been lying for years. Not just to my friends and family, but worst of all, I was lying to myself. I knew from a young...
Forum: General Discussion 11-20-2010, 03:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 825
Posted By Catnip
I had lots and lots of blood work down, and I...

I had lots and lots of blood work down, and I KNOW the evidence of diabetes was there (now, anyway), but none of my doctors ever brought it up with me or gave me anything for it. But the evidence has...
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