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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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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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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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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