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Summer 2020 Update

leelowe1

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I didn't realize that I hadn't posted since last year.  Well.....it's time.   2020 has been a shit show to say the least , enough so that acne was put on the back burner.  So much chaos in the world , lives lost and change taking place.  My skin has been rolling with the punches as much as it can.  Today I still have acne.  It gets worse and then it gets better but it is not as moderate as it once was. My chin is the man culprit and i'm pretty much getting inflammation there from the week before my period through a week or two after my period.  I'll have a reprieve week there after.  Not ideal but definitely a break to the constant breakouts.  I've been working out again consistently so emotionally, i feel much better.  My weight has ballooned in quarantine so i've been trying to do my part and get it back on track.  I'm dealing with Arthritis  at 37 to the point I have to see a PT once  a week.  I also discovered that I have cysts on my thyroid so i'm seeing an endo to address this.  Spiro has been reduced to 100 mg a day.  I still see my naturopath and she continues to work with me on my overall health.    My diet is not great, especially since COVID happened but i'm going to begin to work on it once the summer has died down.

 

While i would love for my acne to go away, i'm not holding my breath.  As i suspected, hormones and issues internally beyond my control may be the driving force to my skin.  I'm just trying to take it one day at a time, remaining thankful for life, a career and the ability to feed myself and my my family, my family, great friends, a roof over my head, etc.  

 

 

Fingers crossed i'll be able to update in Fall. 



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