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Seventeen… Again?!

I thought when I graduated from high school, the zit situation was done. And for the most part, it was. That is, until last week.

I have a huge and painful pimple (a.k.a. BOIL) on my forehead. Am I stressed? PMS-ing? Or have the tides shifted, and I’m going back in time hormonally? I actually had to go to the store to peruse the zit cream aisle! I haven’t had to do that since I was seventeen!

Whose life am I living right now?

UPDATE: My Boil decided to invite his twin sister. Now, I look like I have two antennae coming out of my forehead. Double the pleasure.

Oh joy.

22 thoughts on “Seventeen… Again?!”

  1. Aw god zits suck, I am still getting them, and I am a picker so they hang out extra long. I did find that Acne Free product line helped a lot…I need to get back on it. I now went on the BC that is supposed to clear up my skin and rid me of PMS…sounds a little too good to be true!

  2. LOL, I'm NOT laughing at you, but with you. I had a boil (HUGE zit) on my cheek last week. I have a remedy for them, you may laugh and call me nuts but it WORKS! White bread lay it on a plate (CAN ONLY BE WHITE BREAD)lightly coat it in sugarBOILING hot water. Just enough to dampen the bread.Put it on, over night and it will draw out the poison. (PROMISE)My grandmother used to do those for us when we had bites of any kind, zits, or boils. You have to do it over night though. She used to be a chemist. Good Luck

  3. Life is over as you know it. This truely is terible news….just kidding!I remember how I broke out when I was pregnant. Oh my Gosh. Congratulations. I mean are you?Oh forget it. It's probably just a zit.Hugs.

  4. i'm in my late 40's and i get more pimples NOW than when i was 17! don't understand it, i'm sure it's a horomonal thing as the migranes kick in every month now, i'm worse off then when i hit puberty! LOL hope your pimples clear up soon!shelleyhttp://iamstillstandingafterallthistime.blogspot.com

  5. I have the same problem. WTF?! But what's worse is now I also have dry skin and eczema to deal with. Lovely!I've tried everything even a dermatologist. My skin still drives me crazy and I'm pretty sure it's hormones to blame.

  6. I hear you! I have way more zits now than I ever did when I was in high school. Not cool, not cool at all. I think it may have something to do with all my pregnancy and hormone changes, darn it! What more does my body have to endure just to bring my lovely kids into this world?

  7. I'm trying to figure out if Tami is screwing with you on that home remedy just to see if you'll actually try it or if she's serious. And if serious, are you supposed to somehow keep that piece of bread on your afflicted area while you sleep or just use it as a compress before going to sleep? Because if I had to keep it in place all night the cats would have a great snack while I was sleeping!

  8. I've heard that dabbing a little toothpaste on them at bedtime will help. If anything, you'll wake up feeling minty fresh. Okay, that wasn't really funny….I'm gonna go pop the zit on my chin now.

  9. Ugh! I hate that. I keep waiting to hit that magic age where those kinds of things DON'T happen anymore…I'll let you know if I ever get there! :P

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