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Starting over.

hearts will hold.

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Over the past few weeks I have been in the process of "starting over". Not only is it a new year, but I have also made some major changes in my life. Within the past couple of years, I have been extremely stressed out, & although I have been suffering from acne since I was about 13, I still feel like all of the stress has taken its toll on my skin. So, with the new year, I am trying to stress less. Also, I just moved a couple of weeks ago, & with the move, I'm hoping for some serious change in my life - The good kind.

With that change, I would really like to have clear skin.

So, this is my story:

Like I said, I have had moderate (severe, at times) acne since I was about 13. I'm 24 now, so I've been dealing with it for over ten years.

& like anyone else who has acne, I have tried just about everything. When I was a senior in high school I started going to the dermatologist, & I was prescribed to Benzaclin. I used it for about a year, & was almost completely clear... But then I moved away from home, stopped going to the derm., & of course... Started breaking out all over again. A few years later, I started using a generic form of Benzaclin, which helped a lot & kept most of my break outs at bay... But then, due to financial reasons, I had to stop using it... & the break outs returned.

So that's where I'm at right now. I could go into detail about all the things I have tried, but there's really no point since none of them worked. I could also blame myself for not being consistent enough, but I'm not sure if that's even the case.

Starting on Monday of next week, I plan on going to the store & buying some Neutrogena On The Spot. I can't really afford to order anything from Dan just yet, but when funds allow, I definitely will. I'm already using Cerave moisturizing cleanser, which seems to work really well for my skin, compared to foaming cleansers. So... I guess I'll just go from there, & update my blog each week with my progress! I haven't decided if I want to make an album just yet.

P.S., this is my third go at the acne.org regimen. Third time's a charm, right?

:)



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