My Oscar Week Gifting Lounge Swag Haul!

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, … Continue reading My Oscar Week Gifting Lounge Swag Haul!

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Available Now! Lip Lady Fab’s 5 Step Guide to Loving Your Legs After a Lipedema Diagnosis! 

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.

Why Are My Legs So Fat? The Top 5 Lipedema Websites

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, … Continue reading Why Are My Legs So Fat? The Top 5 Lipedema Websites

Lipedema Lady’s First Day With a FLEXITOUCH Machine! Lymphedema Therapy and The Walking Dead Season 6 Finale

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?

The Top 10 Fitness Tips For Lipedema Weight Loss

Despite the fact that Lipedema fat doesn't respond to traditional weight loss methods, it is possible to achieve better fitness level and lose some weight in the process.  Those suffering from Lipedema can control their symptoms, manage inflammation, and lose some weight in the process.  Dieting and exercise helps to control and manage the progression of Lipedema, so weight management is critical to keeping the disease in check.  Of course, tumescent liposuction is the best treatment for painful Lipedema fat removal, but what if surgery is not an option for you at the moment?  This article will go through the ten best Fitness Tips to Lose Weight with Lipedema, as well as pain management tips to help you get started toward a healthier, more active life!

2014 Blog Stats in Review – Thank you for supporting LipLady FAB and Lipedema Ladies Worldwide!

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here's an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 13,000 times in 2014. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 5 sold-out performances for that many … Continue reading 2014 Blog Stats in Review – Thank you for supporting LipLady FAB and Lipedema Ladies Worldwide!

Soon: 1st Center of Excellence for Lipedema Care and Treatment in NYC

This is such exciting news for every women suffering with Lipedema! Stay tuned for more updates from Lipedemasimplified.wordpress.com …another great blog to follow! JUNE is Lipedema Awareness Month, so spread the word! You never know who it might help!

Lipedema Simplified BLOG

Catherine, Dr Joe Dayan, Dr Stefan Rapprich & Dr Mark Smith - the McDreamys for sure! Catherine, Dr Joe Dayan, Dr Stefan Rapprich & Dr Mark Smith – the McDreamys for sure!

Dr Joe Dayan, Dr Josef Stutz, Dr Mark Smith Dr Joe Dayan, Dr Josef Stutz, Dr Mark Smith

A year ago today I was in the Operating Room at Beth Israel Medical Center/Mt Sinai Hospitals filming with Dr. Mark Smith and Dr. Joe Dayan. Working with them has been a marathon of a different sort and it looks like we are about to cross the finish line! The 1st Center of Excellence for Lipedema Care and Treatment in NYC in the USA is soon to be a reality! www.lymph.org These pictures are from our trip to Germany March 2014.

The Friedman Center for Lymphedema Research and Treatment is located at 10 Union Square East, Suite 2L, New York, New York, 10003.  Lymphatic surgery is performed at Beth Israel Medical Center located on First Avenue and 16th Street in Manhattan.

Dr. Stefan Rapprich, Dr. Mark Smith, Dr. Joe Dayan, observing surgery with Dr. Gerhard Sattler in Frankfurt Germany - March 2014 Dr. Stefan Rapprich, Dr…

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Why are my legs so fat? You might actually have Lipedema!

  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 … Continue reading Why are my legs so fat? You might actually have Lipedema!