By1 year ago
In the summer of 2007 I had just turned fifteen years old and was starting to notice that my periods had not yet become regular. Irregular periods had been an issue for me since I started menstruating, but my primary care doctor told me that it would sort itself out. My parents started getting concerned when I was fourteen and that hadn’t happened yet. Fortunately, Boston has one of the best adolescent gynecology programs in the world, and I was taken immediately to an adolescent gynecologist. By the time school started in the fall I was diagnosed with PCOS, or Poly-Cystic Ovarian...