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Day Five

Hmm, so I'm on day 5 and I'm starting to notice some side effects already. I am completely exhausted, doesn't matter how much sleep I get. Someone suggested staying active to kick fatigue in the butt, so I'm gonna start a work out routine tomorrow and see how that goes. My skin around my nose seems to be getting dried out, It appears to be the only spot tho. Ive been moisturizing twice a day, morning and night, but now it appears I'll have to moisturize a tad bit more! Inside my nose must

blondyy

blondyy

02/21/11

 

Day Three

So I haven't noticed any changes in my acne quite yet, I didn't really expect to seeing as i'm only on day three lol. Although my skin does appear a little drier, which I wasn't expecting so soon. BUT I did go tanning yesterday, I know bad me, I figured since it was only the second day on the pill, i wouldnt be affected any differently. I was right about that, no burning or anything, and i tan for a lot of minutes. Nonetheless I just keep moisturizing! face and body, although my body isn't

blondyy

blondyy

02/18/11

 

Day One

So I have officially started taking accutane. My prescription is 40 mg to be taken at dinner. I will be doing this for 5 months. I'm 5'5 and weigh around 106 lbs (give or take) and after reading different blogs of different peoples prescription strengths, i'm worried 40 mg might be a lot compared to the 20 mg others start with. I guess I shall see in time. I'm very worried about side effects, especially the dry lips and skin. Since i'm already prone to dry lips, i got my derm to pres

blondyy

blondyy

02/16/11

 

approval to start accutane!

Okay, so I'm a 21 year old female with moderate acne. On a scale of 1 to 5 my derm says my acne is 2/5. The only reason I am going on accutane is because it is literally my last resort. I never really had acne in my teen years, and just noticed more and more bumps within the past 2 years. I have spent the last year trying everything with my family doctor. I have been on BC for years (diane-35), tried yasmin, then came back to diane-35. Neither of which have cleared up my acne. My doctor

blondyy

blondyy

02/16/11

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