Blog Posts - Cortisone



Topical Steroid Withdrawal | Everyday Essentials

If you have been following my topical steroid withdrawal updates, you may have noticed that this is quite a bumpy ride and that the healing is not linear like with most illness. I really hope that the worst is behind me, although I realize a fla...
by Gaby's Beauty Blog on Jan 7, 2015

Topical Steroid Withdrawal | Ninth Month Update

(picture: my Instagram)November has been... weird!What I thought was an allergic reaction in mid-October, when I came back home from my trip in the Maritimes, was actually a proper flare! I really wanted to think I was done with those, although it se...
by Gaby's Beauty Blog on Dec 8, 2014

First world problem, real world problem

It turns out that I actually did not have a stress fracture, although when I saw my podiatrist today he said it was a good thing that I wore the boot because I was probably on the way to getting one, and catching it early nipped it in the bud.When I...

There's no business like toe business

It turns out that I actually did not have a stress fracture, although when I saw my podiatrist today he said it was a good thing that I wore the boot because I was probably on the way to getting one, and catching it early nipped it in the bud.When I...

Topical Steroid Withdrawal | Eighth Month Update

(picture: tumblr)Everything was going so well when I was away in the Maritimes, but still, I didn't want to get my hopes up and believe I was healed, since I knew a lot of people going through TSW experienced an awful flare around the 9th month. I co...
by Gaby's Beauty Blog on Oct 31, 2014

Topical Steroid Withdrawal | Seventh Month Update

(image: Pinterest)September was another great month, and not only for TSW! In fact, I was feeling so much better that I decided to live a dream of mine - go on a solo roadtrip! I am currently typing this from Yarmouth, in Nova Scotia, and I don't kno...
by Gaby's Beauty Blog on Oct 13, 2014

Topical Steroid Withdrawal | Sixth Month Update

(image: Pinterest)What a relief to be able to say that August was a great month! Everything (or almost) seemed to have improved - if not healed!Let's start with the worst - my lips! They started oozing and cracking badly in July, especially in the co...
by Gaby's Beauty Blog on Sep 24, 2014

Topical Steroid Withdrawal | Fifth Month Update

(image: Pinterest)Nothing major happened in July, but there is one new thing: in the first week of July, my lips - which had been mostly unaffected by TSW until this month - started being incredibly dry and cracked. I tried to heal them with many dif...
by Gaby's Beauty Blog on Aug 29, 2014

911 Skincare Disasters Before A Big Event!

SKINCARE 911 WHAT TO DO WHEN A SKINCARE DISASTER ERUPTS BEFORE A BIG EVENT It’s something every woman fears: Waking up on the day before or day of a big event such as a wedding, reunion, business interview, or first date with an unsightly skincare...
by Another Maria on Aug 27, 2014

Topical Steroid Withdrawal | Fourth Month Update

(image: Pinterest)I am really, really glad to finally be able to say that I had a good month! Yes, June, my fourth month of TSW, had been great!In the last week of May, I was feeling good enough to go to my mother's boyfriend cabin two hours away, fo...
by Gaby's Beauty Blog on Jul 11, 2014

Topical Steroid Withdrawal | Second And Third Month Update

(image: Pinterest)It is time for another update since I have recently started my fourth month of TSW. I actually forgot to write about my second month so in this post I will sum up what happened in my second and third month.In the middle of the secon...
by Gaby's Beauty Blog on Jun 16, 2014

Project Pan Them All | March Empties

I really loved LUSH Buche de Noel but when I started TSW, it quickly became too harsh to use on my poor sore face because of the exfoliating ground almonds. I put it away for a bit and when I remembered about it, it had spoiled. I stil...
by Gaby's Beauty Blog on Apr 25, 2014

Topical Steroid Withdrawal| First Month Update

(image: Pinterest)Hi ladies! Wow, what a bumpy ride I have been on since starting TSW! Despite knowing what to expect in general thanks to the very few resources for TSW sufferers such as ITSAN and that amazing support group on Facebook, nobody lives...
by Gaby's Beauty Blog on Apr 21, 2014

Topical Steroid Withdrawal | Beginning My TSW Journey

Various steroids I have been addicted to over the yearsHi ladies! I figured out it was time to post about my topical steroid withdrawal journey, since this is not a widely known subject - even most doctors are not even aware of this condition.You mig...
by Gaby's Beauty Blog on Mar 26, 2014

TSW | Beginning My Topical Steroid Withdrawal Journey

Various steroids I have been addicted to over the yearsHi ladies! I figured out it was time to post about my topical steroid withdrawal journey, since this is not a widely known subject - even most doctors are not even aware of this condition.You mig...
by Gaby's Beauty Blog on Mar 26, 2014

ZACH FUCALE EST MA SAVEUR DU JOUR | J’ESPÈRE QUE CHARLES HUDON A TROUVÉ DE LA CORTISONE? | MISE AU POINT

http://www.danslescoulisses.com/site/sources/JEFF "DROU" DROUINMercredi, 01 Janvier 2014 23:26Bon second minuit 2014 à tous et à toutes!Maudit que j’ai hâte de reprendre un beat normal dans ma vie quotidienne… ainsi qu...
by Sainte Flanelle on Jan 2, 2014

Cortisone Injection or Physical Therapy?

It was recently suggested that I provide another blog on cortisone injections.  I wrote one of my earlier blogs to address the topic of cortisone injections because of the number of questions I get about them from my patients.  I answered questio...
by Geaux to Physical Therapy on Feb 5, 2013

Se battre contre l'eczéma

Je vous parle aujourd'hui d'un trouble cutané assez fréquent, l'eczéma. Mais qu'est-ce que c'est exactement? C'est un problème de peau qui cause de l'irritation, des rougeurs, du dessèchement et des démangeaisons. Une maladie bien mal connue, c...
by Miss Vay on Feb 2, 2013

Se battre contre l'eczéma

Je vous parle aujourd'hui d'un trouble cutané assez fréquent, l'eczéma. Mais qu'est-ce que c'est exactement? C'est un problème de peau qui cause de l'irritation, des rougeurs, du dessèchement et des démangeaisons. Une maladie bien mal connue, c...
by Miss Vay on Jan 22, 2013

La storia opportunistica degli anticoncezionali chimici

Il controllo delle nascite è un problema che ha lasciato molte tracce nella storia fin dai tempi dell’antico Egitto e di Babilonia, segno che l’importanza di evitare gravidanze indesiderate è sempre stata un’esigenza dettata dalla volontà di...
by Il chimico impertinente on Oct 21, 2012


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