Girl Under Pressure: Chronically Motivated For Change

I am extremely conscious of how my LE journey affects others who live with the same condition. I am not ‘The Face of Lymphedema’. I am literally one face in the millions of people who live with this condition around the globe. My story, feelings, challenges, successes and perspective will not represent yours. It’s impossible to…

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Lymphedema Patient Day at Orthopedie Meyrignac, Paris.

The more I get involved with the lymphedema world; whether it’s meeting other patients, doctors or specialists; I am always amazed by the level of pure passion and dedication everyone has to improve the lives of people who live with the condition.

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Heya! It’s guest speaker time for this lymphie in Paris next weekend!

I’m excited to be a guest speaker next weekend (7th April) at an upcoming event hosted by Orthopedie Meyrignac in Paris called, ‘Autour du Lymphoedeme’. This patient-focused day provides an opportunity for people to meet face-to-face with doctors, therapists and experts to learn about the latest techniques and advances in the management of lymphedema. It’s also…

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Combining Surgical Approaches to Effectively Treat Lymphedema

Dr. Jay Granzow presents – “Combining Surgical Approaches to Effectively Treat Lymphedema” Dr. Granzow is a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon who is a premier specialist in the diagnosis and treatment of lymphedema. I highly recommend watching this video about surgical approaches to Lymphedema. It’s presented by Dr Jay Granzow, who is one of the best…

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Summer 2017: The Lymphedema Edition.

Happy Saturday Everyone! Today is all about markets, buying locally grown fresh fruit and vegetables and spending time with the family… a typical Saturday at our place! I wanted to share with you all an article I wrote and just published on the My Lymph website– it’s all about Summer 2017 fashions and making it…

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VIDEO: Dr Corinne Becker and VLNT

Hey Folk, I wanted to share this great little video that has been made about Lymph Node Transfer and follows two specific patients of my surgeon, Dr Corinne Becker. The results of the young girl speak for themselves. Truly incredible. I’m not suggesting that everyone will have this same result following a LNT, because we…

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SAPL Surgery – the second step!

Hey all, Gosh its been a while since I did an update on the blog; but not much has happened up until recently. (If you want more regular news from me, its best to follow me on Instagram @lymphosaurs_rex) I recently went to Paris for “stage two” of my Lymphedema surgery plan and had a…

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8 months post-op

  Hi everyone, It’s been 2 months since my last blog and lots has happened in between now and then. These last two months have really been an emotional rollercoaster for a variety of reasons. I’ve been very immersed in my own little Lymphedema world, researching, learning more and more (and also being disappointed with the lack of…

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New night garment- Jobst Relax.

Wearing a compression stocking 24/7 is generally the pits. Anyone with Lymphedema can vouch for that. Day compression is different to night compression, which can present various issues for those of us still trying to figure this whole darn lympie life shizzle out. For me, night time compression has been a real pain in the butt. Sometimes…

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