17 May 2010

Got Zits?

WARNING: Image(s) may be disturbing to some.



Excuse me for this post, but the time has come to vent. I mean honestly... what is a girl to do?! I haven't had a break out this bad since.... forever! Of course I've had my fair share of zits, black heads, and break outs, but they eventually clear up and let me have my face back! Not this time... this stuff has a mind of it's own. It all started when I went to Ecuador last July and started taking pills to fight off Malaria. I broke out the second day of taking the pills and I swear to you, I haven't been clear since! So, I come to you for help. What can I do? Any tried and true suggestions? I've tried everything from toothpaste to butt paste (don't judge) and I've even gone to see a dermatologist, which wasn't worth my time or money! {SIGH} So help a friend out... share the love! And, at least in all my days of zits, I can say I've never had to deal with something this atrocious.... Knock on wood! Happy popping to all!



9 comments:

Jen said...

Oh my goodness, hopefully your's aren't so awful. I heard there are free samples of proactive somewhere...Good Luck.

The Chambers said...

ugh Tori. I know the frustration. I go in spurts and it hurts a girls self-esteem BIG TIME! well, at least mine. I tried taking Doxycycline and it helped. Sun always helps too to dry it out a little. I tried Proactiv once, didn't help me. I use simple Olay and it works well. Sorry, I hope you find an answer! share the magic potion when you get it PLEASE!

Bobbie's blabberings said...

Ok, so I was fine with the first picture and then I scrolled down and saw that nasty neck picture and almost threw up!

Bobbie's blabberings said...

Sorry I guess I am signed in on my mother in laws account, but that last comment was from Annie!

Hale-O There said...

So
SO
So
SOrry!
Blasted PIlls!

Pusteblume said...

My report showed it's a tumor with unknown reason, but my thyroid worked quite okay. But after surgery, my hands shock, body starts sweating.

Do you avoid some food? or just eat normal?

It's a bit uncomfortable somehow.

Heather said...

Tori I can honestly say I know exactly how you feel. I have just barely got over a break out that started in October! My boss actually said to me one day, "I really think you need to go see a specialist...a girl can't just go around like that forever." Dead serious. I tried numerous medicines, creams, dermatologists, etc. Finally, I started using Cetafil soap and moisterizer and Finacia cream (presription~ expensive but worth it). I actually even tanned a couple of times and it helped but it took a long time. I am so sorry and I hope that you find something that works for you soon!

Ty, Steph, & Bristol said...

Torie~ TOtally know how ya feel. One thing that has really helped me is Mary Kay. I use the time wise face wash, then the matching moisturiser, and then the zit cream 3 times a day. My one piece of advice for whatever you use...don't mix products. Use stuff from the same brand. ALSO, my sister had zits bad from taking malaria pills from when she went to Africa and India. She went to a family practice dr. who recommended going to a ... oh dang, can't think of what they are called. Something like a homeopath. A dr. that is a dr. but uses uncommon practices to figure out what you have. Sounds absurd, but it really helped. He placed nickel on her arm and because she couldn't move it when it was there, found she was allergic to nickel! And now she is totally better. CRAZY!

love.2.ride.horses said...

HEYY try witchhazel it clears zits great!!! :)