Monday, July 28, 2008


Becca was always lucky that she had beautiful clear skin all through middle school when her friends were starting to break out. However, her senior year, all of a sudden, she developed acne. Not something you want to worry about your senior year when you have pictures and all kinds of things you want to look good for!

She's been doing some checking to see what kind of products that she thinks will work best for her. She found a product called Murad Acne that looks like it offers the products that she would need to clear up her skin. Acne is one of the most common side effects of PCOS. Of course that doesn't mean that all girls with acne have PCOS... it's just one of the side effects of having PCOS.

Murad is a 3 step acne complex that includes products that will cleanse, treat and hydrate the skin. It says that it is gentle enough to use every day, however it is powerful enough to fight even the worst cases of acne. Becca's acne seems to go in a cycle where she'll go for a while with just a minor breakout, then suddenly, she has a major breakout, and it's usually right before a big event...

She's planning to give Murad Acne Complex a try and see how it goes. She starts college in just under a month and wants to look her best for her first days! I'll post back and let you know how it goes!

Tomato and Mozzarella Pockets

Here is a great recipe that is PCOS Friendly

Tomato and Mozzarella Pockets


2 whole wheat or soy pita bread rounds, cut in half to make 4 pockets
4 ripe tomatoes, sliced
4 tablespoons of olive oil
4 (1 oz.) pieces of part-skim mozzarella cheese
1 garlic clove, minced
1 cup of fresh basil leaves
salt and pepper

Warm up the pita pockets. Place tomato, mozzarella, garlic, and basil in a bowl, sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste and drizzle with olive oil. Place all ingredients in warmed pita pockets. Makes 4 servings.