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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6 months post-surgery

Hey all, We have arrived at the 6 month mark following my Lymph Node Transfer in May. It just so happens that Dr Becker was in my neighbourhood this week (yes, random I know!) and we took the occasion to catch up and check out the fatty leg. Firstly, its still too early to see…

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Fibralign Announces Enrollment Initiated for Stanford-Led Clinical Trial for Breast Cancer-Related Lymphedema

This is a really interesting article which talks about the next exciting step in Lymphedema Surgery. I really like the sounds of what they are doing. My surgeon discussed this technique with me recently and she believed it was the  next step for surgery and sounded promising. Fingers crossed. UNION CITY, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Fibralign Corporation announced that…

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Ex-Perth model receives revolutionary micro-surgery to fix Lymphedema.

I’ve seen a few different versions of my news article floating around on the internet and I have to say that they differ GREATLY from the words used in the original text that was approved to go out for the article. Why must the media exaggerate and twist stories, particularly ones that are trying to bring…

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My story in the press…

Morning everyone 🙂 My email and instagram (@lymphosaurusrex) have been going a bit crazy this morning since an article was released in the Daily Mail about my Lymphedema Story. It makes me nervous to share my story internationally (and go beyond the safety of our little LE community here  and on Instagram!) but in order to…

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A peek behind the bandages…

Hey Lymphies, I’ve just uploaded two more videos to show you how my leg is looking and feeling- in the flesh! I think this is much better than photos because like this you can see the skin move and get a sense of the softness that is now present in my leg. I also just…

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