Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Month 1 Recap

A recap on my experiences during Month 1:

Week 1:
  • Day 3: Eczema rash on hand
  • Day 4-6: Rashes on lower back/hip/backs of legs
  • Day 7:  Oil on face greatly reduced
  • Frequent headaches
  • Mild dry eyes
  • Mild constant sore throat
  • Some long-term cystic acne greatly reduced
  • New breakouts continue, but milder

Week 2:
  • Lips beginning to dry out
  • Oil on hair greatly reduced
  • Itchy and flaking dry scalp
  • Mild constant sore throat
  • Mild dry eyes
  • Body is itchy
  • More long-term cystic acne healing
  • New breakouts continue, but milder and less frequent

Week 3:
  • Lips much dryer
  • Face very dry and starting to flake
  • Zero oil on face and hair
  • Losing a lot of strands of hair
  • Mild dry eyes
  • Occaisonal extreme fatigue
  • Occaisonal headaches
  • Face noticeably more red
  • Healing of cystic acne slows
  • New breakouts increase in number and frequency

Week 4:
  • Lips are dry but manageable
  • Hair extremely dry but scalp seems to be normalizing
  • Losing a lot of strands of hair but also seeing new growth
  • Mild dry eyes
  • Several days of extreme fatigue, usually coupled with headaches
  • Face is quite red
  • Healing is still slow
  • New breakouts continue, face is purging significantly more

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