I’ve been in a low spot lately. So thankful my surgeries are “done” but now realizing not nearly as much Lipedema fat is gone as I’d hoped. It’s really depressing to have climbed the mountain and the only thing I see from the peak is MORE MOUNTAINS! It’s not that I’m unhappy with the surgeries.Continue reading “Arm Update – 62 days post-op”
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If you see me lately I’m sporting some version of this outfit – fleece & vest from Costco, Old Navy leggings & either Crocs or these clod-hopper men’s wide K-Swiss bought at Meijer when back in Michigan a month ago and my feet were so swollen I couldn’t wear real shoes. Of the whole ensembleContinue reading “Thor Leggings”
EXIT – locker room at the gym was empty after I went water jogging (is that a thing?) so i took this shot. I don’t own a full length mirror. I haven’t for many years. My relationship with mirrors is as complicated as anyone’s. The shock of seeing myself getting out of the shower inContinue reading “Mirror”
All Vaxxed Up!
I had my second Pfizer vaccine today. What a relief! Arm is sore but feeling OK so far! I wanted to make sure I was fully vaccinated before traveling to Spokane in a month for my first surgery. I might have to take a break from some of the Facebook groups for a bit. WhileContinue reading “All Vaxxed Up!”
“Have your legs always looked like that?” Seven words that changed my life. I had been seeing Dr. G. for awhile for weight loss. I’d been fairly successful with her help and medication. During a routine exam she looked and felt my lower legs. Both legs below the knee have an extra bump of fat.Continue reading “Diagnosis”
Hiya #orangepeel !! Telltale sign of #lipedema with a varicose vein as the cherry on the cake of this disease. I had my first Lymphatic Drainage Massage today! Anyone else wear ankle socks exclusively? Gotta have my @bombas – they are the best!! #lipedemarevolution #lipedema #lipedmalegs #lipedemacommunity #lipedemareductionsurgery