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To Acne with no love > Week 14 (Day 100)

Posted 30 March 2015

100 days on any regimen is a major milestone!  I can't believe I've been on this journey for that long.  Anyway, here is this weeks recap.

It's the week before my period and I am breaking out but not in a way that makes me want to run and hide.  My inner left cheek is the issue and the bumps are red and somewhat inflamed but not deep in the skin at all (...

To Acne with no love > Naturopathic Update

Posted 25 March 2015

So, as those of you who have been following my blog know, I have been seeing a naturopath since October.  I am happy to report that the supplements that she has prescribed have gotten my blood sugar back in normal range and I am no longer in the pre-diabetic range so woot woot!  In regards to my skin though, I have not seen enough consistent improvement t...

To Acne with no love > Week 13 (Day 93)

Posted 23 March 2015

Thirteen weeks in and the roller coaster continues.  The monster on my right hand side glasses line has gone down considerably but it'll probably be another week or two before it deflates fully and I'm fine with that.  All the small bumps that started popping out on my left cheek have started to inflate and I am breaking out in the same spot by my lower l...

To Acne with no love > The Emotional Toll My Acne Has On Me

Posted 19 March 2015

The title of this post says it all.  After 3 months on this regimen, i literally feel like SHIT.  There is no other way to put it.  My face looks like crap:
painfully inflamed
eczema patches.

It's like dealing with my regimen fiasco all over again.  I cried tonight for all the frustration i am feeling.  All the tim...

To Acne with no love > Week 12 (Day 86)

Posted 16 March 2015

So i am 4 days from the three month mark and progress has been so-so.  To be fair, the regimen, which by far has been the most effective topical for me (apart from the whole developing eczema thing), took closer to four months to start working consistently. 
I am still breaking out but in the last 90 days, I have not skipped work because...