I decided I wanted to “keep it 100” with my fellow lippy gals and share some of what I’ve been going through and what helps me climb my big legs up on that wagon again and again.
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,… Continue reading Lip Lady FAB Travels to Eat, Pray, Love in Southeast Asia!
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!
Thank you Dr. David Amron for a successful first surgery and the increased mobility and decreased pain. Thank you American Health Journal for giving a voice to my struggle and that of so many women. #lipedema #americanhealthjournal #pbs #medical #liposuction American Health Journal on Lipedema ft. Crystal Blount and Dr. DAVID AMRON
Hello my lovely Lip Ladies! I’m very excited because I just returned from my Pre-Operative check up with Dr. David Amron at Spalding Drive Plastic Surgery. He’s an excellent surgeon with 20 years experience in Liposuction, and I’ve spoken with several ladies with Lipedema who have had successful Lipedema liposuction surgeries with him. I arrived… Continue reading Preparing for Lipedema Liposuction Surgery & Meeting Dr. Herbst and Dr. Amron
Lipedema with Dermatologist Dr. David Amron Dermatological surgeon and liposuction specialist Dr. David Amron educates us on a little-known condition called Lipedema, which is the disproportionate swelling of tissues in the legs, calves, legs, ankles, and thighs. He explains how a very precise and complicated liposuction procedure can cure sufferers. Lipedema patient Jasna Tursic shares… Continue reading Lipedema Patient Shares Her Story on National TV! Lipedema Awareness Month
We’ve known from Dr. Herbst and other researchers that Lipedema fat is connected to the immune system in some way. Hoards of immune system cells known as macrophages like to hang around fat cells and cause inflammation. A recent study published suggests that by subjecting the white fat cells and storage areas that hoard these… Continue reading New study points to immune system macrophages for weight loss
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 11% of the female population. Do… Continue reading Why are my legs so fat? You might actually have Lipedema!
I watched this creative and enlightening video today about Lipedema, the condition I have in my legs. I wanted to share it with all of you to raise awareness about this condition. 🙂 Stay tuned for more Lip Lady Fashion tips coming soon! ‘Fat Legs and All’ is a quirky and creative video made to raise… Continue reading Fat Legs and All: A fun look at Lipedema
For many women, they aren’t just “cankles”. Here’s info about the condition so you can educate yourself and others. What is Lipoedema? Lipoedema (spelled Lipedema in the US) is a chronic, progredient disorder that affects almost exclusively women and is characterized by bilateral, symmetrical abnormal fatty tissue accummulation mainly in the hip region and upper… Continue reading About Lipedema