Watch: My Speech at the ILF 2018, Rotterdam, NL.

Hey Lymphie Family, I’m pleased to be able to share with you the speech that I presented at the International Lymphedema Framework Conference in Rotterdam this month. For those of you who want a written version, I’ve included the speech in a downloadable version below. Please feel free to quote me in any articles you…

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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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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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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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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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Welcome

Hey everyone! The blog is up and live! Please check out my About page to learn about my Lymphedema story so far. I’ll start my first blog post with the initial appointment I had with Professor Corinne Becker in Paris, to discuss surgical options for my leg. My first meeting with Prof. Becker went very well. She…

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