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#7221 leelowe1

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Posted 20 August 2014 - 02:33 PM

Completely lost and hopeless. Not a day goes by without some sort of breakdown, or fit of anger, followed by long bouts of depression. It's becoming difficult to leave the house. None of the help or advice out there seems to help.

I know the feeling Jamie.  Keep your head up - it doesn't rain everyday.



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Posted 20 August 2014 - 03:18 PM

Devastated.

The antibiotics which were working so well have stopped working. Guess your dreams always end, eh?

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Posted 21 August 2014 - 12:09 AM

The very last pimples I had that I popped (stupidly) on my chin are taking their sweet times completing scabbing, throwing vitamins and herbs at it.  Is this the rest of my life?  Will I always be a slave to my skin, whether maintaining it or being distressed by acne on it? 

Also, I really, really miss the person that acne kept me from seeing all summer, and made me act cold and strange toward. I hung around acne.org instead. I guess It wasn't meant to be, but acne takes and takes and takes. It's really a curse. 



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Posted 21 August 2014 - 11:04 PM

i just cant take it anymore.

i feel so screwed up so badly.

the chances to repair all this fucking damage and everythings thats wrong just begining to seem unreal to me.

looking in mirror becomes even more painful.

bt i keep dreaming about my good looks even more and worse!

i want it more than ever now!



and acne just wont stop just yet



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Posted 22 August 2014 - 04:02 PM

1 month on low-carb diet! 

The worst is dealing with sugar cravings, especially when you work a lot and your body is begging for that cheap kick of energy. I found some fruity bars that are supposed to be a healthier alternative, but there is a bit of sugar in it and it feels like cheating. So I went on Raw Chocolate and Company and ordered some of their delicious chocolates, sweetened with xylitol. Xylitol is a sugar, but it doesn't have the same impact on your blood's glucose levels and is absorbed slowly.
Anyone out there, struggling with chocolate craving, check it out! The chocolates aren't too expensive. 

Discovered an awesome oil for moisturizing my face, which I would like to share, if anyone reads the posts here. It is Neroli oil, not only it moisturizes, but also fades scars, blemishes and is antiseptic, so it fight acne! Will try and see if it keeps its word, but the reviews are very good on this one. 

Good luck everyone!



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Posted 22 August 2014 - 04:15 PM

Rosacea is proper shitballs. Booooooo to rosacea.

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Posted 22 August 2014 - 04:55 PM

The years where I should have my best looks are wasted on acne.

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Posted 22 August 2014 - 11:25 PM

It hit me the other day that I'm starting to finally see my face for what it is. Since this is the best my skin has looked in 13 or so years. I am finally starting to see what I look like without angry red bumps and whiteheads galore. I do still have some redness from the treatment but overall I'm fairly clear it's weird, I kind of don't feel like I look like myself sometimes?? - which in a sense is true, because my face wants to have acne, that's what it's meant to look like =\

~ sending good vibes to everyone ~



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Posted 23 August 2014 - 02:39 AM

yesterday was clear. today i have 10 pimples. that hurt really bad.



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Posted 23 August 2014 - 07:29 AM

Acne is especially inflamed today.  Large red bumps in the usual hot spots.  Went ahead and made an appt to see a chinese herbalist as my body is telling me accutane is no bueno



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Posted 23 August 2014 - 10:17 AM

Hate it today...breaking out constantly!



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Posted 23 August 2014 - 02:35 PM

I know the feeling Jamie. Keep your head up - it doesn't rain everyday

 

No that is true. It rains most days, downpours the rest.



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Posted 24 August 2014 - 12:47 AM

oh cool the day after that post I have 2 new pimples.

focus on the good things, any good things, even just one thing going on in your life is acne is getting to much of a heavy burden. 



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Posted 24 August 2014 - 05:37 AM

hmmm. i feel okay! starting 3rd month of accutane, and i'm really starting to clear up. acne is mentally/emotionally painful, but it can also be physically painful - it hurts less and less to wash my face. i'm also thinking about not wearing makeup anymore, but that's such a big step. very few people have ever seen me without makeup. maybe someday soon. 



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Posted 24 August 2014 - 06:05 PM

Seriously thinking that this condition is going to be the death of me.  Solving my acne is complicated with my other health issues and I feel like i should give up.  All the advice given has failed.  Natural routes have failed.  Chemical routes have failed.  Accutane had failed. The condition of my skin and state of my health is not the norm.  Maybe i am a part of that failure rate of people who's acne cannot be controlled.



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Posted 28 August 2014 - 06:25 PM

It's strange to be almost clear again, and spending time looking at my whole face in the mirror instead of just seeing the flaws and zeroing in on those.  I'm taking time putting on sexy eye and lip makeup instead of just trying to get the foundation to look passable.

 

Realized I'd been neglecting my physical activity with all this nutrition and herbs, but a few extra pounds suits me. Acne had sapped my appetite and I was underweight at the darkest, most hopeless part of this horrible breakout.



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Posted Yesterday, 07:07 AM

why are you breaking out on my upper lip area, you piece of shit???

i cant fucking repair this place effectivellyyy???????????????????? 

y cant u just gtfo to my ass you dense dense motherfucker!!

OH GODDDD.......................................................



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Posted Yesterday, 06:14 PM

Just when I think it can't get any worse, it does.  Face is inflamed and the one bright spot, my forehead, is breaking out too.  Acne is such a mind trip that most people will never truly understand



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Posted Yesterday, 08:43 PM

Not feeling good today. Picked after 11 days of not picking. I'm mad at myself for picking, but at the same time it feels like a relief to have all that junk out of my pores. I really wish they would stop filling up. They're starting to scar :(






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