The 91st Academy Awards just wrapped up a big year! I was personally so excited to see all the amazing winners of color, like Spike Lee (finally!) Ruth Carter, Regina King, and Mahershala Ali. The highlight for me was Lady Gaga winning the Oscar for Best Original Song for the heartfelt “Shallow” from the movie, A Star is Born. I cry every time I hear … Continue reading My Oscar Week Gifting Lounge Swag Haul!
In “Lip Lady Fab’s 5 Step Guide to Loving Your Legs After a Lipedema Diagnosis,” you’ll discover:
How I went from being nearly bed-ridden and suicidal, to loving my big fat legs and losing approximately 45lbs
I’ll share my journey with enrolling my family and my primary doctor into my treatment plan, seeking out therapists and a surgeon
How I began eating healthier and got off my depressed butt to create a regular workout routine
How I managed to motivate myself to embark on this journey when I felt so alone and depressed
I truly hope that everyone who reads the book enjoys learning about my journey, and what brought me to a healthier place mentally and physically after finding out I had the condition.
I’ve got a confession to make, girls. I’ve been beating myself up EVERYDAY for not blogging more and really getting this site going. I’ve also been beating myself up for not being the most compliant Lipedema patient. This has got to stop! I intend to use June and Lipedema Awareness Month as my opportunity to release the self-beat up about my fat legs and my blog in more ways than one! Continue reading I’m Kissing Self-Beat Up Good-bye for Lipedema Awareness Month!!
Hi FABulous Lippy Sisters! Well, 2017 is off to an amazing start! I’m so excited to share with you this special interview I was invited to give for JKODD Media’s newest series, A Model’s Life! In this 6 minute online reality series I talk about my experiences growing up with Lipedema, how I learned to love my body, and my new adventures in plus size … Continue reading Lip Lady FAB Crystal Willis Shares Her Lipedema Journey and Talks Plus Modeling on A MODEL’S LIFE by JKODD Media
Hello my fabulous Lip Ladies! I’ve missed you! As I sit here writing to you, I am sipping an iced mocha in the beautiful island of BALI! I’ll admit I’ve been a bit MIA. I was going through a lot of personal challenges, including a divorce and a career shift. I have great news though, and that is I have decided to work for myself … Continue reading Lip Lady FAB Travels to Eat, Pray, Love in Southeast Asia!
Marie Claire Magazine describes the challenges faced when trying to lose weight, seeking a Lipedema diagnosis, and the struggle of managing and treating the condition. I share my story with over 1 million print subscribers and countless women online (the site will publish the article online soon). I hope women who identify with our stories are able to seek out the support and treatment they need, and can gain hope from my successes in managing my Lipedema. Continue reading The Secret Reason Why You Can’t Lose Weight: Marie Claire Lipedema Cover Story In October 2015 Issue! On Newsstands Now!
Get Social With Lip Lady FAB on June 15 and post your FABulous photos to win FREE Benefit Cosmetics! Also, see behind the scenes pics from my recent on-camera interview at Dr. David Amron’s home! Continue reading How Are You Celebrating Lipedema Awareness Month? Get Social With Lip Lady FAB and WIN FREE Benefit Cosmetics!
Remember how I told you that “Sexy” is a state of mind? Well, it sure is, but you have got to get out of those baggy clothes girls!! Get out of boring black and try some color! EMBRACE THAT WAIST, and work those curves honey! I stumbled on this super trendy plus-sized boutique called Chic & Curvy Fashions! They have some great knee-length and floor length dresses, jumpsuits, tops, and more that are incredible sexy and will accentuate that waist! Continue reading LipLady FAB Approves: “Chic & Curvy” Offers Sexy Plus-Size Fashions! Yes Honey!
Hello Again my fellow Lip Ladies! I want to keep mixing it up and giving my Lip Lady Divas some wonderful beauty tips so that you can feel sexy in the skin you’re in! In my opinion, the eyes are the windows to the soul, and there is nothing wrong with adding some curtains or drapes and letting the sunshine in! So for fun this Friday, … Continue reading Try Smoldering Summer Eyes in Coral Pink!
Hey There Lip Ladies and Fashionistas! Skin care is not just about looking good, smooth, and shiny! Of course it feels good, but we all know that skin care is super important if you are a Lip Lady with Lipedema/Lymphedema, or another condition like Diabetes or Eczema. I encourage you all to try out the all-natural and hand-made soaps, lotions, facial cleansers and lotions, and … Continue reading Lip Lady Recommends All-Natural Skin Care from Blooms-N-Bees