Breaking Out Like a Teenager

“I HAVE DONE NOTHING TO BE FORGIVEN FOR! I was a fantastic wife! When he was sick, I nursed him. When we were low on money, I stayed within a budget. I cooked his meals. I mended his clothes. For the love of god, I used to check his back for acne. And that miserable son of a bitch has the nerve to understand and forgive me? Well, the joke’s on him, because I do not understand, and I do not forgive.” -Bree, Desperate Housewives

I’m taking my New Year’s resolution seriously and I’ve been hitting the gym with a new found motivation. Maybe it’s how good I feel after I work out, or more likely it’s this pretty shiny thing on my left hand. Match did an imitation of me running with my hand outstretched and a ridiculous smile on my face that was sadly pretty much dead on!

So what has my reward been from all of this extra fitness and taking care of myself? Bacne. That’s right folk-my body has decided to reward me with lovely zits all over my chest and back. WHY?! It’s just cruel. I’m hoping it will level out once my body gets used to the new routine and I don’t have to resort to going on acne pills in my later twenties. I can only hope that it’s just a phase. Otherwise I’m going to have to start shopping for a dress like this:

Anyone else out there experiencing this issue when they started up a workout routine? Any advice?