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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My Jobst Relax Story!

Night compression is a topic that is poorly understood and rarely talked about. It’s an area of my personal lymphedema management that has become increasingly important and without it, my leg wouldn’t be as good as it is today.

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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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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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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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BSN Medical Conference, France.

You know when you have a crazy dream about public speaking- when you are standing in front of a huge crowd of people, nervous as hell, trying to talk and not realising that you’re completely butt naked and everyone is laughing at you? Well, this kind of happened to me last night (minus the butt…

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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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Bandaging Basics

Check out this little video I made to explain some bandaging basics! I’ve demonstrated how I bandage my leg and the materials I use. Maybe I will update this in the future, once I have completed by intensive bandaging sessions next month… but for now, press play 🙂 Ps: YES I have shorts on! NO…

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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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