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Accutane > Day 61 - Dry Mouth And Vocal Strain

Posted 20 December 2012

Everyone who uses their voice professionally knows that certain things like coffee, smoking, and air conditioning can make you lose your voice a lot faster. What it all boils down to is that a dry mouth is bad for your voice. Recently, I've been really struggling with this. I drink tons of water throughout the day, so that's not the problem. And...

Accutane > Day 48/49 - New Prescription, Blood Test Results

Posted 07 December 2012

I went to see my derm today. I really like talking to her. When she saw me she said, "Oh, I see you've been taking your medication!" She wrote me a prescription for 40 mg daily. Right now I'm on 30 mg, but she said that sometimes even an extra 10 mg can cause a lot of discomfort and that it would be better to take it slow. She said she...

Accutane > Day 42 - Time, Rashes

Posted 30 November 2012

Time flies. Even when you're not really having fun. I always wanted a quick fix for acne. No, that's what I expected to find. When my derm told me I might be on Accutane for 5 - 10 months, I had some serious doubts. Ten whole months? Or even five? That seemed like forever. I couldn't possibly wait that long! But you know what? It's...

Accutane > Day 32 - Family

Posted 21 November 2012

Flamingplatypus's latest blog entry got me thinking, why is it that it's usually our families that make us feel really bad about our skin and acne when they're the ones that are supposed to make us feel good/better about ourselves?

For example, almost every...

Accutane > Day 27 - Blackheads, Sleep, And Pics!

Posted 16 November 2012

I've been kind of tired the last couple days. Sleepy all day long. Yeah, I haven't been getting enough Zs, and I feel like sleep deprivation is a lot more noticeable on Accutane. But I do feel okay when I get at least 8 hours of sleep.

I was kind of surprised when I looked in the mirror today. I rarely pay any attention to my nose, but today I...