Lessons From My Polycystic Ovaries.


I’m 18 and sitting in the doctor’s office as the barrage of results come in.

Blood tests: close to normal hormonal levels. Ultrasound: healthy ovaries. The diagnosis? “Polycystic ovarian syndrome.” The doctor says it with a dismissive wave of her hand, “very common.”

I give back a blank stare. I’m not impressed with a doctor pulling together wordy names for diseases my body doesn’t exhibit signs of.

Read the rest at elephant journal by clicking here…

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