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My Accutane Journey



Start Of Month 4 80Mg

Posted by TimeForAChange, 14 January 2014 · 105 views

Hey guys so I've been very happy thus far with my accutane journey. Stopped getting breakouts everywhere except the sides of my face which isn't bad at all. I know I only get breakouts when I drink alcohol which I was because of the holidays.
 
Just got back from my derm and everythings going great.
 
Lips are dry but not nearly as bad as before...


Starting 3Rd Month On Accutane

Posted by TimeForAChange, 16 December 2013 · 172 views

So I've been super busy with finals like a lot of you probably. Havne't had that much time to get on here and read other blogs but I definitely will soon, it's always interesting to read what other people have to say about their own experience on accutane at the same time I am.
 
So ummmmm, I kinda had a little breakout when I was bumped from 40mg to...


1 Month On Accutane!

Posted by TimeForAChange, 15 November 2013 · 324 views

Hey guys its been a little over a month since i started 40mg and my derm just bumped me up to 80mg
 
All is going to pretty well, I kinda hope the increase in dosage doesnt make any of my side effects signifantly worse! (fingers crossed)
 
Heres slight recap of how it went
 
- Skin was pretty flaky and peeling when id wake up, but now its s...


Finsihed Week 2... Ib Or Just Stupidity?!?!

Posted by TimeForAChange, 29 October 2013 · 259 views

Hey guys so i just took my 14th 40mg dose of Isotretinoin
 
Recap of symptons thus far:
- Drier skin in first week but it definetly calmed down because the flaking isn't nearly as bad but that could be because of 2 things:
1. Switching lotions (Simple light moisturizer to Simple 12 hour moisturizer)
2. Starting taking vitamin E (not recommending it t...


Week 1 In The Books!

Posted by TimeForAChange, 21 October 2013 · 124 views

So i took my seventh dosge of 40mg of isotretinoin and I know its way too early to have felt any real side effects but ill give you guys a recap of how my week went.
 
Well the first day i took it i felt alittle off but that was it.
 
I can't tell if my face is progressively getting drier from the colder weather or the accutane (mostly likely bo...


Day 3 (Food For Thought)

Posted by TimeForAChange, 17 October 2013 · 121 views

Hey guys so i just took my third dose today, I was kinda in the middle of a breakout already when i started soooo yeah.. thats kinda why i went and got accutane in the first place
 
No real side effects yet, obviously, only day three just letting you guys know.
 
I just wanted to share with you guys my opinion on why there are so many discouragi...


Day 1 Start Of A New Journey!

Posted by TimeForAChange, 16 October 2013 · 195 views
acne, accutane, 40mg and 1 more...
Hey guys well I finally gave into accutane. Why...? Well obviously I am just tired of having acne and scaring lol
 
Here are some personal things about me. I hope by sharing some of these things, some of you will be able to relate with me and will follow my blog because I am doing to this share my journey with you guys. I wished i could have followed...