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To Acne with no love > Week 0 (Day 0)

Posted 31 May 2015

So the countdown is set at 0 as i am not on my regimen consistently enough.  Most of my progress has been negated by the many setbacks so boo hoo.


The Elidel cream has broken me out something fierce  I have red pimples that are inflamed all over except for on my forehead.  My right outer cheek which has been clear for the most pa...

To Acne with no love > In Need Of An Attitude Adjuster

Posted 30 May 2015

So for those of you that are regular readers of my blog ( all two of you), you've probably noticed the tone that the most recent posts have taken on......dark, depressing, woe is me, etc, etc, etc.  in addition to acne being the bane of my existane, my depression is a close second and one definitely exasperates the other.  I am a new Christian but my atti...

To Acne with no love > Skin Care Change

Posted 27 May 2015

So I had a visit with my dermatologist today at month 5 and I broke down.  I felt pretty stupid expressing my frustrations but as always, she told me not to lose Hope (God bless that woman).  She agreed that the dryness I was experiencing was dermatitis (a form of eczema) and that we needed to step back.  She gave me samples of an anti inflammatory (Elide...

To Acne with no love > My Skin Is Pretty Bad Right Now

Posted 24 May 2015

Happy Memorial Day to everyone!  Just wanted to give an update since a few things have changed.  I believe that my acne treatment has exasperated my eczema or at the very least, some form of dermatitis.  Since I restarted differin (less than a pea sized amount) my skin has been even dryer and the flakiness which had gone the way of the wind, is back.  My...

To Acne with no love > Week 20 (Day 149)

Posted 18 May 2015

Well it has been exactly 5 months on my regimen and it is safe to say it has been an epic fail.  I am more broken out than the day I started and my overall skin tone and texture is just God awful.   Also have developed inflamed acne on both cheeks since stopping consistent use of differin a week or so ago due to excessive dryness.  Tonight was the second...