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#1 Clementine


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Posted 14 September 2007 - 03:31 AM

I had my last laser treatment a few days ago (the third treatment). This time, I think I may see a difference, because there is a LOT of bruising. Nothing like before, where you could really not tell anything was done. My Dr offered to do a quick free treatment in 5 weeks, since the other two treatments did nothing, and I cannot afford to have any more treatments. Looks like I am in hiding this week with antibiotic cream on my face. :)

I'll let you know.

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Posted 14 September 2007 - 05:20 AM

Hi Jen,
Yeah, your finally done with the laser. I really hope that when its all said and done you feel great.


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Posted 14 September 2007 - 06:10 AM

Jen, I hope if you get the additional treatment in 5 weeks that it is finally working. If nothing changes from this time and you go in 5 weeks I think you should ask for an addition one since twice your treatments didn't work. I still would like to see a recent picture of how you have less red dots than before. Maybe you can do this after the bruising has faded in a few days. I sure hope this works for you then maybe others will try this. I don't have that perticular problem so I don't have to live with it. I forgot who the guy was that was getting a different proceedure. Wonder how his face is doing? I don't have time at the moment to check back on previous emails. Maybe he will respond on his own when he reads this. I hope he is having great progress. Scarry stuff. Sheryl
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Posted 14 September 2007 - 09:58 AM

hi beautiful jen,
it is good to hear that after all your efforts you may see good results. You should get cute bandaids... Elmo or Little Nemo. 5 extra treatments - that's quite generous. Regardless of the results you are beautiful!

Heal well my friend,

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Posted 14 September 2007 - 03:36 PM

Hey Jen
Glad to see that you are see some results from your treatments! I hope you continue to see improvement everyday.

Of course to all of us you are gorgeous, but we all see things in ourselves that others don't. I said something about my "no lip" face the other day and a friend piped up with "say what? You got lips!" I think she needs to get her eyes checked. :D

Big Hugs,

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Posted 17 September 2007 - 11:50 AM

Hi Jen, how exciting. I'm so glad you are finally seeing some changes!
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Posted 18 September 2007 - 10:26 AM

Hi Jen, I sure hope this works for you. I am really rooting for you. I have this mess, some kind of rash all over my legs. I have had two biopsies done by two differant Dermo doctor's and they still don't know what it is. Oh well I will continue to wear pants. I guess it's good Fall is here. Take care and I hope all goes well for you.

Jackie S.