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Life as an adult with Acne after being a teenager with Acne.

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In The Beginning...

I've been thinking about writing this blog for a while now. The thought of putting my thoughts into writing initially seemed like a good idea....a way to vent. However, in action my feelings have changed, I'm sat here thinking "will anyone actually read this?". I suppose I will, later down the line, lets just see how it goes. Anyway....I'm Dan, I will be 25 in a couple of weeks. I have had Acne since I was 14. Nearly 11 years with spots. I hadn't even worked that out until now! Back in high school I never imagined I would still have Acne at this age. That though really bothers me sometimes. I been through the whole run of the mill, high school, college, university and now full time work. I work for a small company which employs around 25 people. I hold a position with a little authority. I'm not the oldest or the youngest. I am the only one with spots. How can anyone ever take me seriously as a business professional when I still look like I'm going through puberty. Still, I live with it. Keep my chin up and plough on through. I actually recently got engaged. I'm going to get married. Woah! So here starts my plan. No spots on the wedding day! I've been on Roacutane when I was younger, ticked that box. I've been on several versions of medications as well. I've also lived by the regimen for a year. Still no solution. My doctor has just prescribed some Isotrexin (Isotretinoin). I have decided to use that in the place of PB. I will keep you all posted on my progress. In the mean time I'm going to to continue to use this wonderful tool to write down my trials and tribulations! Dan.

DanMcLoughlin

DanMcLoughlin

11/30/2011

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12/02/2011

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