Why My Acne Keeps My Doctor Up at Night

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FYI: Before we get into today’s post, please be aware that nothing I write here is meant to be mistaken for professional medical advice. I am just chronicling my own journey and providing resources so you can learn more about … Continue reading

Acne, Amenorrhea, and Anxiety: What a MTHFR!*

[source] For those of you playing the home game, you already know that I’ve been seeing a functional medicine doctor, and that we’ve already figured out that I’m dealing with stage 2 adrenal fatigue, a messed up thyroid, and a … Continue reading

The Ugly Truth: Acne, Amenorrhea, and Antibiotics

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Before we get into today’s post, I just wanted to share some exciting news: I have been asked to contribute to the brand-new online magazine Paleo Movement. I encourage you to go over and bookmark the site–even if you’re tired of … Continue reading

Acne & Amenorrhea Update: When n=1 Isn’t Enough

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It’s been a little while since I’ve done an update on the acne and amenorrhea situation, so I thought I’d take a little time this Monday morning to give you an update: First things first, my little Candida experiment is … Continue reading

Still No Period (And What I’m Doing to Get it Back)

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Believe it or not, last month was the one year anniversary of my last period. TMI? Maybe, but this is essential to my health journey, so if you want to hear how I’m working to heal acne, amenorrhea, weight gain, … Continue reading

Losing Control: Acne, Bad Hair Days, and Paleo F(X)

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It’s funny how the harder you try to control something, the more out of control it becomes. It was true of my eating disorder, and I apparently haven’t completely learned my lesson, even in recovery. As you know from my … Continue reading

Acne, Amenorrhea, and Natural Hormone Cures

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FYI: Before we get into today’s post, please be aware that nothing I write here is meant to be mistaken for professional medical advice. I am just chronicling my own journey and providing resources so you can learn more about … Continue reading