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First Day.

ashleyk

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Hello! I finally got my kit in the mail. It took about two weeks and I was literally dying with anticipation. I wish I had ordered it when I first found this website, but I was skeptical. Well I haven't even used it yet so I guess I am getting ahead of myself. My skin has just gotten so horrible, it's really been destroying my spirit. I've had acne since I was about 15. I'm 23 now and so over it. I've tried everything, as most of you probably have. The only thing that really worked for me was minocycline and retin-a. But that got to be really expensive and the retin-a made my face and neck a different color than my body. Even with make up it looked weird. and I still got break outs, they just weren't as bad. I also tried facial peels from my derm, but those were running me $200 every other month and weren't a long term fix. I have had friends who took accutane and have felt so jealous of them! If only I had health insurance! So until I do, I'm willing to give the regime a shot. I am moving in a month and hope to see some change by then. But I know that I will have to be patient. I'm really scared to go through a skin freak out phase. I'm also nervous for extreme dryness. I can't not wear make-up, unfortunately I'm that girl. I feel like I'm the only person I know who still is dealing with acne. Ah, I'm feeling all the feels. Why can't acne just be an easy fix?



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Where do you live? Many states have subsidized health care. Like MN where I live has MN Care for folks who work part-time or full-time but can't afford premiums and co-pays. When I worked part-time I paid $8.00/month for health insurance plus $3.00 co-pays on prescriptions. You've got to see what is offered in your state so you can do a course of accutane. You deserve extra help. Take it. I understand your frustration. My face is always reddish in tone from the benzoyl peroxide and tretinoin, but guess what, I don't break out anymore. Ever! Hope I gave you some good ideas...you are on the right path.

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Wow, that sounds incredible. I wasn't aware of such a good deal on health insurance. I live in Colorado and I'm moving to Utah in a month. I will definitely look into what's offered, thank you so much!

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