Iâ€™ve been reading MANY threads recently here at the org. where you can just vent, ditch the positive attitude or just basically B! +ch and whine about your acne. I even read one where I was being told I was damaged, this really got to me. Iâ€™ve read stuff like ACNE RAPED ME (that sounds like a horror movie title). In all honesty Iâ€™m not little miss sunshine, Iâ€™m far from it. And yes I do occasionally feel down about my acne and when that happens I just write a sentence or 2 about it in my blogâ€¦but I try really hard not to dwell on that. I know that being all happy go lucky wonâ€™t clear me upâ€¦but I also know that being negative wonâ€™t clear me up, and can actually just make it worse. It seems to me that a lot of people focus so hard and long on one thing that they end up completely distorting it.
Acne comes with a lot of emotional baggage. Some days I feel like while I was sleeping the Apocalypse came or a meteorite hit, and Iâ€™m the only one alive. Thatâ€™s how lonely I feel. So I just put some make up on or big sunglasses a hat and a hoody and go outside. Iâ€™ll see my neighbor or any random stranger and know that it was just a momentary feeling of solitude.
Complaining about not having friends or a b/f , g/f â€¦whilst locked up in your room because of acne is well, pointless. To meâ€¦ itâ€™s like expecting to get a perfect boyfriend as a prize in my cheerios boxâ€¦CHANCES ARE SLIM TO NONE. If you are always negative, youâ€™ll be such a toxic person no one will want to be around you, and it wonâ€™t be because of the acne that they stay away.
Acne doesnâ€™t make me happy but it doesnâ€™t make me so unhappy that Iâ€™m no longer functional or damaged. I guess all Iâ€™m trying to say is, I think that Iâ€™m lucky that I get to be alive and experience as many things as possible, even if that includes annoying spots on my face.
Anyways, I know it's really hard, acne has made me really depressed at times to. I just don't want it to be like that anymore. Iâ€™m not criticizing anyone who posts on those threadsâ€¦and your welcome to complain on this one too (whatever makes you happy â€¦) but think about itâ€¦by tomorrow today will be gone and you will have spent it moaning and complaining instead of actually just living your life.
Blue StrawberryMember Since 24 May 2008
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I love watching movies, but I think everyone likes that. I like painting ...(I;m not picasso or close, but I always feel better after throwing some paint around. LOVEEEEE Music, would have probably gone insane without it. I like to cook and experiment in the kitchen. My pets, Photography, * Soccer & Tennis. I know I know sounds crazzy... but also studying, reading, Forensic science and medicine. I'm usually a happy person, always try to stay positive. I;m kind of a loner (not cause of my acne) I've always been a bit of a loner... I love my friends... coz they really are my friends although few. That's enough about boring me...