well today got my period...explains why my skin is so shitty and the crazy cravings of the past few days. ive read of how drinking spearmint tea is good for girls with pcos-related acne and although im not sure if its affected my acne it certainly has helped me in some way as i had no cramps. hoping my skin clears up soon.
Ok so my skin is shitty right now. This is frustrating, made me hide my face and be down and severley self-conscious all day. HOWEVER the pimples on my face in no way come even to some of the real suffering that is taking place on this earth. Not to say having acne doesn't bring suffering. It does. But I am trying to give myself a little wakeup call. Through out Africa the LRA is capturing children, kidnapping them from their families, making them kill their loved ones and other child soldiers.
Well today food wise was good! Had my regular veggie bfast and then lunch of rice, beans, lots of veggies and avocado. I think that's been helping keep me full. but I woke up to see that my forehead is breaking out! ugh not sure if its related to recent diet slips or hormones or what...but it sucks Determined not to pop/pick them though and see if they go away relatively quickly. My face is so red! Its weird, sometimes I think my acne has improved and then I'll look more closely or more far awa
Wellll I messed up again. Had a healthy breakfast but for lunch I was too lazy to cook anything healthy so I had 2 whole weat english muffins with peanutbutter...and then ended up falling asleep for an hour and a half! crazy how food affects me so strongly. I've realized that when I'm on my stricter diet I actually really do feel better. Also had peanutbutter mnms and cheese pasta (not much tho). But I did make rice with turmeric, which is supposed to be great for acne so we'll see if that helps
Hey everyone! The point of this blog is not only to track my progress but also to keep me honest... I do think that the root cause of my acne is health-related, and that my poor habits are resposnible for how bad my skin has gotten. I've had a problem with binge eating for several years and I know the sugar spikes and crap I've injected into my body has definitely taken its toll. It seems like the severity of my acne really came rather quickly, but was after months of drinking A LOT of alcoho