Jump to content
Acne.org
Search In
Find results that contain...
Find results in...
  • entries
    5
  • comments
    0
  • views
    573

Day 16-The upper backache, eiiiish!!

Lastshot@acne

164 views

Its official people, "the little pills are the culprit to the squeaking upper back pain that i have been experiencing"!! :smileys_n_people_40:In my first week after i started Iso, i wrote that i was experiencing some unexplained muscle pains which although not unusual especially after a vigorous workout session, i suspected were an early side effect of Iso. I can now confirm that. The pain is severe at night and because i sit a lot in the office, there is always a lingering pain in the course of a day. Previously, when i would have a backache, largely occupational, i would just have a long run and that would sort me out-well, that seems not to be the magic anymore. While it does not hurt while I workout, doing so does not relieve me of the pain either. I have read that it is important not to over-stress your liver with “unnecessary meds” while on Iso as it is already working too hard to make sure that it metabolizes it. So, I am not taking any oral pain killers-what I am doing though is apply some pain-relieving ointment that relieves the pain-albeit temporarily. I have heard that fish oil helps in this matter-anyone with experience in that and if so, what kind of fish oil, supplements or…??, Thank you...

Changes on my skin:

 

1.       My lips have continued to be dry but not cracked-in fact, with a good layer of A&D ointment, I am doing relatively well in that area. Otherwise, if feels like there is a layer of artificial skin on my lips that no matter how I moisturize and hydrate, I just can’t get rid of. However, even on naked lip, it is not visible.

2.       My skin is still oily especially on the T-zone. However, I have small bumps all over my face although again not visible to someone else-only when I stretch my face that even I can see them. My face feels rough on the touch though. What has been the most noticeable development is that the pimples I develop, and they are not may-1 on my chin, two stubborn ones on the left side bridge of my nose and one that I just popped on the left side of my forehead are so skin-deep and painful when I try to press them. They are also sometimes itchy. Yet, they are not productive even when there seems to be a pimple-point. There are also some painful bumps on my nose but not formed as a pimple.

 

Now, let me say that in all my life with acne, I just can’t get myself not to provoke a pimple that is not ready!! I will press and press and press until something comes out-more often than not puss or blood  (sorry guys for sounding gross, just making a point here:smileys_n_people_115:), out of injury. They should invent a pill that prevents hands from touching one’s face especially one that is acne-full/prone|::wall:!! Or is there one already (if you know any, please holla at me..) In fact, my derm assures me that i wouldn’t have as much hyperpigmentation if I just didn’t press the pimples-but I just cant, I can’t!!

 

Otherwise I still continue with my skin care routine as I have enumerated before. I feel that i have not had significant changes on my skin to warrant photos today.

Addio for now...



0 Comments


Recommended Comments

There are no comments to display.

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Add a comment...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

  • Personalized Advice Quiz - All of Acne.org in just a few minutes

×