So I haven't posted in 4 months. Things have been up and down. The dr put my in dianette and oxytetracycline and for the last few months my skins been lovely...until a few weeks ago...I had a really late period and have bed. Breaking out constantly, with big red painful lumps. Thought it had subsided again but blam last night two more...I got super upset and popped them, which just made them much redder and more raised...super upset. This is with make up...barefaced is just too upsetting
I don't know if anyone is reading this suppose it doesn't matter either way. I am so unhappy, my skin is a nightmare, there is no area that is totally clear. I have spots in my chin, spots on my cheeks, spots on my nose, spots in my forehead...fing everywhere and I'm miserable as hell.
I never used to break out on my cheeks and forehead I'm so so sad x
So I have;
4 spots in right cheek
2 spots in forehead
1 spot on nose
2 spots round by nose
2 spots by mouth
1 spot on left cheek
4 spots on my chin
So 16 active spots...not happy.
FFS three more spots have popped up on my chin on the left side...I feel and look like crap...why won't this stop, my face has never been like this before I don't want to leave the house, work again on Monday and at this rate I'll be covered
Woke up to another pink lump on my right cheek a teeny spot by my nose and a small spot in right side of my chin. Feeling deflated as I have had new spots everyday this past week. I just want it to stop so the ones I have can heal!
I counted 14 spots/lumps and larger marks that I had to try and cover this am ( can still see them as I'm trying not to use heavy make up)
I have to go see my sister in law in her wedding dress today and I feel like one if Cinderella's ugly sisters. I am also a bridesmaid which at the moment I'm dreading, all those eyes and all those photos
Here they are.
One really red sore spot on left cheek bone
Three red sore spots on right cheek bone
Small spot under nose
Small spot on right side of chin
Lots if bumps and red marks from old breakouts
So I am starting again!
Will add this as day -1 as I need to get some supplies tomorrow.
My skin has been very up and down since my last post. The small spots in the right if my chin have subsided but now I am getting larger inflamed spots pretty much all iver my face with no pattern as to where or when they pop up.
I have has a lot if changes in medication so I think it might be messing up my skin but the duac obviously isn't working so I'm going back to the regimen using my own uk products. Will post a pic if my yucky skin in a bit after my shower....so here goes again...wish me luck.... I need some x
Woke up to a few more small spots, feeling deflated and like giving up. I hate having to go to work and do the school run looking like crap, plus my cousin is coming to visit this weekend and I'm dreading her seeing my face how it is. I just feel so negative when my skin is bad
Thanks for understanding, I am in my 3rd month of Dianette and have a 6 month course but if there is no improvement by then Yasmin is the next step. I'm just sick of spots...all my confidence disappears as soon as I breakout and no amount of make up or distracting myself helps...it doesn't help that none if my friends or family get spots so they don't understand and I feel a lesser person than all of them
I feel utterly defeated. I saw a derm and was hopeful, I was even completely clear for an entire week...now however I have three big red spots, one on my left cheek, one my right and one on my chin. I feel miserable as I was so hopeful but even dianette and Duac can't stop the dreaded pmt breakout.
I know three spots don't sound much but it's just beating me down at the moment
So I actually saw a derm today and I'm glad I did. Typically my skin is looking quite good today but she was nice and understanding and helped a lot. She prescribed me Duac. She says as my acne is most inflammatory that the combo of benzoyl peroxide and antibiotic would be a good choice and as I have been having some success with benzoyl peroxide I'm hoping that this will work for me, so I guess this will now be a Duac log and not a regimen log
Day 38 (I think!)
So it's been a while since I last posted. I have been on a lovely sunny holiday to Greece.
My skin has not benefited from the break, in fact had a few breakouts whilst away and now my skin is super dry and flakey too. Not a happy bunny.
I go to see a dermatologist for the first time on Tuesday so I'm trying to stay positive til then to see if they can help.
I currently have a healing big papule on my right jaw line and two red spots on the left side of my chin, with marks from previous spots still visible. The dryness means make ups look rubbish too so I'm stuck in a no win situation at the moment. Anyway if anyone is reading this I hope you are all happy and well x
So today was my run, I was sooo nervous this morning but it was great fun and I really enjoyed doing it and 5 miles (8k) in 50 minutes wasn't too shabby. Skin wise it's pretty much the same but a bit sore after the run. Next big thing is my holiday to Greece with my boys, feeling excited but nervous all at the same time, going bare faced and rocking a bikini is a bit scary but be nice to have a fun time with my family. My five year old is super excited!
Here's some pics in a different light