I've just learned about CSP- I'm not crazy!

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July 29, 2009

hey-- as someone who has had the same problem as you, on my legs, for the past 7 years i can really empathise. honestly, try palmer's skin therapy oil (http://www.drugstore.com/qxp206666_333181_sespider/palmers/cocoa_butter_formula_with_vitamin_e_skin_therapy_oil.htm) on your legs. it smooths the skin and reduces the appearance of your scars, just use it 3 times a day, massaging it into the problem areas. i personally put it all over my legs (a little goes a long way!) and then massage it more into the worst spots. it has been working for me, within a week i could see a difference. i am hoping this could be the road to my recovery.. maybe it's yours too :) try it! it's around $8-10 a bottle, find it at Target or any beauty supply store that shelves a fair amount of Palmer's stuff. good luck! xx

August 20, 2009

My son told me about CSP after watching it on some tv show. I felt the same way - I'm not crazy. I've always knows that I have this OCD, but it's been easier telling everyone it was a bad habit. I've been doing this for years and I'm disgusted with myself every time I finish and see what I've done. I've managed to spread this all other both my arms and now going towards my back and legs. What meds are available and which have worked? I currently take the antidepressant Effexor, but I know I need to take something to be able to stop picking.