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Week 6 update

No dramatic results yet, but it is still early. I thought my acne was improving the last couple weeks but then today I got two really gross inflamed, pus-filled pimples on my jawline that just got bigger throughout the day and did a number on my self esteem. :/ I have been pretty good about not picking or squeezing my blemishes lately (which may partly explain why my skin looked better) but I could not help myself from getting rid of these. Personally, I'd rather have a couple small red marks




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Week 1 update

I've been taking TriNessa for one week and I'm still breaking out, maybe slightly more than usual? I don't know, it's hard to tell - it might be the same as before I started TriNessa. My skin also seems to have the same level of oiliness (i.e. pretty oily!). It's going to take some time for it to work if it does end up working for me, so I am just trying to be patient and hopeful. :) As far as side effects, I haven't had any except for slight nausea when I wake up in the morning (I'm taking th





Day 1: starting the pill

So this is the first post of my journey taking TriNessa birth control! I'll use this first post as a space to talk a little about myself and my skin history. I am nearly 23 years old and have been struggling with acne for about 10 years. I would say I have moderate acne and that the severity has never gone beyond that. I have been to several dermatologists and have been on a slew of topicals and antibiotics during the past 10 years; some have worked quite well, but my acne always creeps back i




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