I am not my skin.

  1. You are beautiful. I love everything about this post, thank you for sharing it with all of us. You are a blessing ♡

  2. Ivah says:

    Thank you for your transparency! I have eczema…I’ve had it since infancy & have definitely experienced the psychological torture skin disorders can cause. If you’re interested, please go to ITSAN.org I believe u will find interest in it!

  3. Alyssa says:

    I don’t want to seem pushy, but if you’re still hurting from it I recommend Young Living Oils. It’s helped me with MANY different health issues and I’ve been very blessed by it. I pray for strength for you in the coming months! :)

  4. trina says:

    You are beautiful no matter what leah! And iam glad you see that you are one of the kindest ppl ive ever known!! :)

  5. Shay says:

    Lovely girl, thank you for your words!

  6. Joan says:

    LoVe your beauty that’s exemplified inside out

  7. ronda hall says:

    Thank you sweet Leah for being so open and sharing this. I love and appreciate it soo much. I love the song you posted too. I love you’re heart and I will be Praying for you. I already see how he’s using this for his glory. And will be praying for supernatural healing. Love u soo much girl thank you. This has blessed me.

  8. laura says:

    YOu are a blessing, lady.

  9. Jo says:

    Thank you for being beautiful and strong enough to be you! This is so encouraging and reminds me of a part of one of my favorite quotes: As we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. Keep shining :)

  10. You are BEAUTIFUL. Inside and out. Thank you for sharing who YOU are. :-) <3

  11. So sorry to hear about this- God does heal! You are so brave! Praying for your healing now. God cares about this and this is easy for Him! In the meantime, this is a website I love when I’m waiting for my healing and Western Doctors don’t know what to do to help (or when their solutions have horrible side effects) Here are people who found natural cures who worked for them: http://www.earthclinic.com/cures/perioral-dermatitis.html

  12. melissa greinke says:

    You impress me every time I read your blogs, see your photos and read your beautiful moments with God. Leah, God will pack down, shake and multiply the blessings coming to you.

    I can’t wait to reread about them. You’re blessed, even in your circumstance. Thank you for sharing.
    Blessing to such a unique and brave women!

  13. Ashley says:

    This is a beautiful post Leah…. This really hits home, thank you for being so transparent! Love your gorgeous <3

  14. Ginger says:

    Blessings to you!!!! What an absolutely encouraging post!!!

  15. Natalie Nylund says:

    You are amazing!!! Thank you for being brave enough to share your story! I know this will help many and has given me a refreshed heart of gratitude. I am alive, I have air in my lungs, therefore I am grateful!!! You are beautiful!!! Xo Natalie

  16. Jessica says:

    Hi, love :-) I just want to tell you that you are a brave soul. It takes courage to be vulnerable especially on the platform you’ve chosen. My heart goes out to you. I suffered with severe acne for 15 years. There was a point that I put a towel over the bathroom mirror because I just couldn’t look at myself anymore. As a woman in this society, it is so hard to separate one’s true self from the skin. But you’ve figured it out! All I see from this photo is sparkles and loveliness, a beautiful heart shining and singing! Keep on, dear heart! I’d give you a hug if we knew each other :-)

  17. This is a story right out of the Bible. God is using and molding you into the person you are. Amen!

    What some see as ugly, God says is beautiful. And that’s all the matters. Bless you my friend!

  18. Lisa says:

    What an absolutely beautiful witness you are! God is using you in wonderful ways. Thank you for sharing your story!

  19. Leila says:

    Leah! I can only imagine what you are going through! I hope you can find comfort knowing that people do care about you and think you are a gorgeous person! Keep smiling because only smiles can get you through the worst of times! Good luck and I will be sending positive thoughts your way!

  20. Natasha says:

    Thank you for this post!!! I was just diagnosed with this same skin condition last week, although I’ve been dealing with the issue for almost two years. It flared up worse than ever recently and I finally got a correct diagnosis. Mine is on the lower part of my face around my mouth and chin, but considering I was like you in that I had basically clear skin my whole life, I found this devastating as well…at first. But I have come to the conclusion as well that my appearance doesn’t define who I am and I am thankful for the things I’ve learned through this experience. I’m now on antibiotics and have a dairy free/gluten free diet to follow. I’ve seen improvements and I’m hopeful. Thank you for sharing yourself. You are so brave and encouraging.

  21. Cyndi says:

    My daughter had eczema on her leg. We first thought it was poison ivy. But it didn’t go away, the first appointment available with a dermatologist was 4 months later. So she dealt with it. Then I saw a show on PBS with a nurse who was also a dietitian about the digestive system. Bottom line she recommended probiotics. She listed what to look for. So I found one started giving my daughter one a day and within 2 weeks it started to clear up and that was about 3 weeks before her doctor appointment. There was very little left for the doc to look at. Since your on antibiotics it’s killing the good bacteria in your digestive system so a probiotic may make sense for you. We used Nature’s Way Primadophilus Optima. It might be worth checking out.

  22. Lisa says:

    What an encouraging story, bless you and thank you for being honest and transparent, may God be glorified through your struggles. God never wastes a hurt.

  23. Gabriela says:

    Hi, i related so much to your story! I’m 20 and I have eczema since i was 13 (thats when everything got worst), and it has been really hard sometimes, wanting to dress something, but not doing it because of being afraid of what people would think about your skin… Mine is food related, and emotional related too, so, it gets rough sometimes, but you always gotta believe and have faith that ALL this is over soon. Be strong!

  24. Jolene Miller says:

    was thinking…… Have you tried a gluten-free diet? I know of others who have had skin conditions that have cleared.

  25. Jodi says:

    Leah you are amazing. Loved this blog. You are an inspiration. Thank you for being you and being real :)

  26. Heather says:

    You are beautiful inside and out. God gave you so many gifts. Thank you for sharing your heart and your beautiful soul with us.

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