So for me now at my 2 year and 3 months mark, I am looking the best I have ever been in a very long long time . A female thing but I'm pretty annoyed that I have put a tad of weight but I am going to put that down to watching too many movies and studying for the last 6 months (and the naughty food opps). Now that its all finished for now, I have serviced my bike and the kiddies and I will be getting on the bikes as much as we can. I haven't been on my bike for nearly 5 years as I've lacked the energy and I can almost put that down to the use of steroids and adrenal fatigue.
Getting deeper into the topic of how my skin is really going, well its completely free of any eczema or suspicious rashes. My inner thigh that were giving me hell for so long have completely stopped itching and hiving. I would say my inner thighs were the last to heal up and this is completely weird as I never in my whole life ever had eczema on them. I still seem to get swelling and stiffness in the legs later in the afternoon. I am wondering because of my age, this may not heal up but not entirely sure. I do recall a report from Dr Rappaport that people in their later years may experience some scarring and some side effects of the withdrawal may never heal up. Fingers crossed it will go with exercise.
My life in general has been absolutely amazing in regards to not being obsessed with applying creams and taking pills. I had forgotten what it was like to be free of all of that. I am taking greater care with what I eat (most times) and what I put on my skin. Food wise, I lead a wheat, egg and diary free life style. I do know now 100% for sure if I'm naughty and dying for some dairy chocolate or a wheat biscuit, I get itchy my stomach blows up. This last for a few days then Im back to normal.
A few products I have discovered that work for, you may want to try if you're in the later healed stages of TSW are below.
My first one is Little Birds Organic Coconut Moisturising Butter. I use this on my extra dry spots if I have them such as elbows, knees and feet but also after being in the sun I lather it all over and its completely yummy. You can buy it from here from the below address or its also available at Coles Supermarkets and its around $12 on special which is not bad at all.
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