The last six months have been a very challenging journey, and it’s been a while since I’ve spoken with you lovely ladies. Truth is, I miss the community and connection we share as women with Lipedema. I’d love to share more about my life with you here, and encourage you all to discover new levels of confidence and self-love as I give you a window … Continue reading Life Update: Grieving the Loss of My Mother and Losing Lipedema Weight
Phew! The first half of 2021 breezed right by us! With much of the focus last year being on safety and equality, I’ll admit I needed to just have some fun, soak up some sun and envision what Lip Lady Fab might grow to become. Here are my top four takeaways from the first half of the year: * Keep that same @Lizzobeeating energy sis! … Continue reading Top 4 Takeaways From the First Half of 2021
I’ve noticed throughout my life’s journey that one of the things people admire about me is my vulnerability and transparency. However, I’m here tonight to make a confession. I’m a big scaredy-cat! I’ve known all my life that God meant me for greatness, but it’s been my life long struggle to let my little light shine. I think this is the grand life lesson I’m … Continue reading The Top Five Fears I Must Conquer in 2021 to Level Up and Heal My Life
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!
Written By: Asmaa Hammad, Guest Contributor Lipedema is a fat disorder, distributed in an irregular way beneath the skin, which affects the hips and the legs, but usually the feet are spared. In the later stages, lipedema affects the upper arms and can lead to immobility and secondary lymphedema. When one gets a diagnosis, they may feel angry, depressed, or isolated. However, there are resources online as well as … Continue reading Why Are My Legs So Fat? The Top 5 Lipedema Websites
Today is my first day using my new Flexitouch pneumatic compression pump therapy device at home to treat the secondary Lymphedema I acquired from stage three Lipedema. What conservative therapies have you tried for treating your swelling from Lipedema or Lymphedema? Were you able to get your insurance to cover part of the cost? Continue reading Lipedema Lady’s First Day With a FLEXITOUCH Machine! Lymphedema Therapy and The Walking Dead Season 6 Finale
Why Are My Legs So Fat? You May Actually Have Lipedema! Written by Crystal Willis Do you feel embarrassed by your “thunder thighs” or “cankles”? You’re not alone. But, it might be more than just a need to lose a few pounds. Answer some of the questions below to determine if you might be suffering from a medical condition called Lipedema that affects approximately … Continue reading Why are my legs so fat? You might actually have Lipedema!