My Personal Guide to Winter Fashion With Compression

Some people are born with fashion in their blood, an eye for trends and a flair for style. Some people, like myself, should have been arrested by the fashion police years ago…

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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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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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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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Day 4 Post-Op

Okay, let me start by saying I could seriously hang out all day at Dr Beckers office. I had my follow up appointment today and arrived to a waiting room full of about 7 people. It’s a pretty interesting situation to find myself in … a room full of people with the same problem as me?!…

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Day 1 Post-Op

Howdy folks, It’s been a busy 24 hours but I’m pleased to report that the VLNT went very well and I am already back home resting a recovering. I was scheduled to stay two nights in the hospital but Dr Becker said I was okay to go home after the first night… so here we…

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Oui Oui, Paris.

Good evening Ladies and Gentlemen, It’s with a mixture of great pleasure, excitement and nerves that I blog to you tonight. It’s the evening before my VLNT operation and I am totally ready to be sliced and diced by Professor Becker. I arrived in Paris this afternoon and have already made myself quite at home at…

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Insurance blow

Hey everyone, Its so hard to get on here and blog with two little babies nipping at my heels all day! I’ve been wanting to share some news about the insurance coverage of my operation… not good news at all. The VLNT operation costs around 15,000 euros in total which is broken down as follows:…

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