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Great Success!!!

Yay! I dropped off the face of the earth for the past few months because there was nothing to report... just dryness and peeling lips.. blah, blah, blah. I am now happy to announce that I have been zit free for four months now and I was released from accutane a month ago. It was terrifying to go off of it but it seems to have done its thing. I now have some moisture back on my lips and face, but it feels healthy. And now I can wear lipstick instead of aquaphor! Good luck to all of y

I heart accutane... Day 40ish

If you are reading this and you are still sitting on the fence about going on accutane... please know that it is worth all the side effects.. I feel wonderful! Yes I have dry scalp... which I solved with coconut oil. Now I smell like the beach Even better- now I have TONS of volume and body and EVEN BETTER I only have to wash my hair every three or four days. That alone thrills me. Yes my lips are dry... but so what? I just slather on the Vaseline before bed time and problem solve

Day 31... lice scare... oh my!

So I have an itchy scalp.. that seems to be the only side effect that I am really experiencing other than dry lips. It drives me crazy. Even with all the moisturizing shampoos and head and shoulders it just never seems to not bother me..... This morning during circle time we were sharing what we did over the 4 day weekend (I teach 1st grade) and one of the kids announced that they got to have those bugs in their hair and were bragging that they got to put mayo on their hair. The kids were




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Day 30ish

Okay so I got my blood work back and all systems are a go... they even upgraded my meds to 60mg a day so I am really looking to see some serious progress! I continue to see how the effects of stress can wreak havoc on my skin. I had some er, personal problems at home and then BAM! I woke up with like 5 zits within 24 hours. So now I am exploring way to relieve stress that do not involve hitting the wine bottle (my previous method) such as yoga, bubble baths, or running perhaps? I didn't
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