Product Review: “Pain-Free” Wax Bead Kit|PCOS

Hellooooo my fellow Testosterone stricken Cyster’s! In my attempt to look less like Sasquatch and more like the boujee lady I am on the inside, I have decided to give a new product a whirl. I am sure you have seen it plastered all over Instagram, which is why I am a little skeptical.. Also […]

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Acupuncture for PCOS & Infertility

Acupuncture is something I have been doing a lot of research on lately. I think it is important to take as natural and holistic of an approach with our health as we possibly can. (Also, I have mentioned before that when fertility is an issue, we become desperate and try anything that could be potentially […]

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New PCOS Findings|Take Action Now

I guess it’s a good thing that Scientists and Doctors are researching PCOS. However it’s unfortunate that they are discovering new symptoms that could potentially cause more health issues for us Cysters. It has recently been discovered that women with PCOS are more likely to develop Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD). This seems to be […]

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What is Infertility?

I know I have shared the literal definition of Infertility several times. Infertility is described as the inability to conceive children after one year of having unprotected intercourse. There is so much more to being infertile than what is shared in that one simple sentence. There is sadness, heartache, debt, emptiness. That one sentence doesn’t […]

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Products I use to Cope with PCOS Symptoms

I’ve mentioned about a million times since I started The Cyster Story, that PCOS and its quirks are no joke. It pretty much raises hell on every aspect of your being, and certainly not in a good way. My symptoms have always made me pretty self-conscious. Every time I notice my side burns coming in, […]

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PCOS, Weight Loss, and Fad Diets

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 […]

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PCOS… Which type are you?

It has been discovered that there is more than one type of PCOS. According to recent studies there are 5, to be exact. Not only is this exciting news because Scientists and Doctors are making advancement in the understanding of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, but because they have finally realized that it is a HUGE issue […]

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Infertility and the Holiday Season

Holidays are meant to be a time for cheer. Time to be spent with your family and loved ones. To have large gatherings where you celebrate everything you are grateful for, and all that you have accomplished in the previous year. It’s a time to set goals for your future, and to show appreciation for […]

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PCOS Pondering

We all know that no one can really explain the underlying cause of PCOS. For most of us Cysters, it just kind of happened. Out of no where. My first sign that something was out of the ordinary was the weight gain, and then came the lack of periods (which can be caused by weight […]

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Sweating for the Wedding Challenge

The big wedding day is just a little over 7 months away (holy crap where did the time go?!). I wish I could say I was right where I want to be health/weight wise, but I definitely am not. And I am assuming that since the last 11.5 months went by so fast, I can […]

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