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
Hi Gorgeous Lipedema ladies! 2017 is fast approaching, and if you haven’t already it’s time to set some new fitness goals! I know some of you are thinking that you don’t even want to set yourself up for failure. Believe me, I get it. I’ve done every fad diet, and gained it all back. I finally decided one day I would put down the diet … Continue reading Lipedema Lady’s Top 3 Mental Keys to Weight Loss Success in 2017
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!
If you take anything away from this, know that the first step is the biggest, set small attainable goals to get yourself started and feeling victorious, and most of all, never, ever, ever, give up!! The Lipedema race is not given to the swift….it’s given to those ladies who are determined not to take no, you can’t lose weight” for an answer. Continue reading 50 lbs Lipedema Weight Loss Update – Inches Lost Report
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!