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“Real Women,” PCOS And Body Image

When I wrote this cranky post about the “real women…” phenomenon, I never expected it to resonate with so many women. It seems that fat, thin, in-between, curvy, not curvy, in-between, cisgender, trans, various gynecological surgeries or symptoms, or whatever, there’s a lot of crap that makes us feel like not-so-real women.

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We Try It: Vitamin E

Now that my acne is finally starting to clear up (Thank you jeebus!) I am left with a significant amount of red marks.  They are difficult to conceal even with make-up and in some ways even more frustrating than pimples because they are unattractive without the benefit of being poppable.  Obviously I am interested in […]

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We Try It: Persa-Gel 10

This has probably been the most powerful weapon in my recent war against acne.  I would prefer to use prescription medication as that is what has helped me in the past.  But, I don’t have health insurance so I am stuck finding over the counter medications that will work.  I have read that a 5% […]

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We Try It: Kiss My Face Peaches and Creme Moisturizer

This is going to be the first in a series of reviews about products I am using to combat my adult acne.  In the absence of insurance, I have been on an ongoing quest to fight my adult-onset acne using drugstore products.  I have finally found a combination that seems to be working for me […]