Stepping Stones


Dupixent Update!

What has everyone been up to? I have been so busy in the past two weeks with projects and small stepping stones. Let me tell you, my skin feels so much better! I’ve been on Dupixent for about a month and few days. It feels really nice to be able to wear shirts and not worry about my skin being in pain. One of the places I had it bad was on my scalp. My scalp now doesn’t have any scabs from my eczema. Behind my neck was just as bad, and now its totally clear. There are few spots that is still dry, and my arms still have an uneven skin tone. I’m sure over time it will just tan.

Looking back and my pictures from a month ago, it makes me cringe. I know it was something I had to go through and gave me so much will power for trials ahead. Stepping stones to move forward and not regret any experiences. People may have their concerns with using a new drug, but I actually feel like I have so much more energy and self confidence now. I do have some scars from having eczema and it reminds me of how far I came and to just being happy in my own skin.



Yea, you all probably heard about SeneGence. Well I’m part of this organization with a beauty line guaranteed to beautify any women. I love their long lasting lip color, and I can’t wait to use their other products.

I know its about building a team, but honestly I feel like these sisters on the team has been so supportive. There are girls who are less than a year in the business and they reached their 1 Million mark. It would nice to shoot for 1 Million mark, but I’m going to enjoy the business and not get so obsessed with sales.

Before starting SeneGence, I just felt like I needed to do more. I graduated with my Bachelor Degree last year, and right now my husband is going to school. I thought about going to grad school, but I knew it would be tough with our schedules and going to work full time. I also have a student loan that I just want to go away. I don’t want to accumulate anymore money on my loan.

My cousin started to sell LipSense and I thought about how she was enjoying herself and all the colors are so beautiful. I took the leap of faith to sign up and start learning about all these products. It feels such a great feeling to learn about products in order to share what I learn about these products. I haven’t seen a big commission check, but I’m enjoying the ride. In one training from one of the up line sisters, she said “Faith it till you make it”. I totally believe in having faith in all things you do, otherwise you wont get far. If you are thinking about trying any SeneGene products you can follow me on Instagram and Facebook @livealohabeauty.



Our Church has a carnival with just basic games. Let me just tell you, I won the grand prize of Chocolate kisses! There was basically a bunch of kisses in a mason jar, and we had to guess how many kisses were in the jar. I was actually one of the last people to guess a number.  I guessed 137, and I got it exactly on the dot.

I also lost horribly and the whip cream game. But my husband did pretty good. You ask me why am I writing about our carnival experience. Well although it wasn’t planned out so great, I changed my attitude to enjoy my time. I was grateful to have talk with friends and to just laugh and let loose. I didn’t care about embarrassing myself because it was all for laughs. Life is to be enjoyed while trying.

I hope you all have a great week. I was thinking about all my readers. Is there anything thing I could improve on?



Caramel Apple

Have you ever heard of GPC?  Well it stands for giant papillary conjunctivitis, which is sort of an eye infection. One of the main symptoms are these little bumps that are under your eye lids. I have it ever since my husband and I moved to Laie. My allergies has been bad ever since we moved here. I’m allergic to dust and other things, my eyes got bad.  It just sucks because I can’t use my contact lenses until it heals.

So far I’ve been to about three eye doctor visits to see what type of eye drops I need to heal my eyes. In the middle of the night, it sort of feels like there a piece of lint stuck under my eye lids. It really is eye mucus stuck under my eye lids but because of the bumps prevent the mucus from moving anywhere. I’m sure they will heal, but glasses are cool too!

On Thursday, I drove to town again from Laie to Honolulu to see my allergist. Well I’m still allergic to shellfish. Being allergic to shellfish in Hawai’i means I’m a cheap date. My husband can eat all the shell fish at the buffet. I hoping my insurance will be able to approve me for this new drug Dupixent. Have you heard anyone with moderate or severe eczema? Well, I’m a person with moderate eczema. Eczema covers 40% of my body and there a days when it gets bad and some days when it does not bother me at all. This new drug Dupixent will manage the biological process of the eczema. “Biologic drugs, or biologics, are among the most targeted therapies available today because they essentially use human DNA to treat certain diseases at the immune system level. Dupixent limits the immune system from overreacting, lowering the severity of inflammation and decreasing the symptoms of atopic dermatitis. ” This is a major break through for the people who suffer from eczema.  There are so many success stories and I’m hoping my insurance is able to cover it.

Saturday was an amazing day. I was able to go to the Temple with my husband to witness a Temple Sealing. A Temple Sealing is when the couple or a family is bonded through all time and eternity. So have you heard of death to us apart? Temple Sealing goes beyond this life on earth. After this life, we’ll be able to be sealed with our family. We know where we will go and where we came from.

This family has a 3 year old son, and watching him put his hands on his parents hands was the sweetest. I’m definitely blessed to have the Gospel of Jesus Christ in my life. Each day through the struggles, I know its a learning opportunity instead of a complaining opportunity.

Caramel Apple! I love Lipsense. Lipsense stays on and the gloss just makes it pop even more. The best part is when I kiss my husband, he does not have to worry about having lipstick on his lips. Caramel Apple is so far my favorite, so if you are looking for a lipstick that will last, you need Lipsense.

Just want to leave with a quote “Life has been so unfair in my favor way to much for me to complain”. – Unknown

Have a great week. What is something you stop complaining about?


Featured picture, its my Husband and I after going tot he Temple. We went with our family and friends to North Shore Tacos. We had the Beach Burrito. I had the shredded chicken and my husband got the sweet pork of course. If you come to Hawai’i, you need to stop by North Shore Tacos if you are feeling a little spicy.