Posts tagged acne

The Story of Skin, Part 3

If you missed the first two installments of this three-part series, it’ll make more sense to read everything in order. You can check out Part One here and Part Two here. By the time rosacea became an ‘issue’ for me, I was good and done with having skin problems, period. It was so unnerving, disappointing, and […]

The Story of Skin, Part 2

Did you miss the first installment of this series? You can read it here and then continue on below. Accutane “worked” while I was on it but then “stopped working” soon after I was finished taking it. It was a typical (albeit ultra-corrosive) band-aid solution to my skin problems, and while it helped me to […]

The Story of Skin

Skin. It’s such an intimate, personal part of ourselves, and yet it’s also so visible to others, speaking plainly (and oftentimes loudly) about things that we’d rather not share with just anyone: our diets, our sleeping habits, our feelings, our fitness, our cosmetic routines, and even our general success– or failure– at being a decent, […]

Elimination Diets: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

Elimination Diets: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

Can you believe that Marty and I have been on our new eating regime since November 4th? We’ve now achieved six weeks of cleanliness/godliness, at least when it comes to the food that we’re putting into our bodies. Six weeks already!  Time sure flies when you’re eating salad. Heh. 😉 Maybe I’m a bit of […]

Starting from Scratch

Starting from Scratch

Dear me, readers! We have got a ton of catching up to do. The last time we met, I was heading over to an integrative clinic to be tested for food sensitivities. I was feeling bummed about my newly discovered rosacea but also felt cautiously optimistic that a food sensitivity test would help unravel most […]