Discovering I had Lipedema was heartbreaking and depressing at first, especially when I realized the treatments can only do so much, that all these years I’d thought it was my fault, and that the work was just beginning if I want to take back my mobility and my joy. I committed myself to living an active life and overcoming the fear and shame of having big legs. I also committed to sharing my journey through my blog, and now, my first ever e-book!
I’ll be releasing my first-ever digital e-book, titled “Lip Lady Fab’s 5 Step Guide to Loving Your Legs After a Lipedema Diagnosis!” The downloadable e-book will be released to the public on July 17, 2017, however you can pre-order the book now at 15% off the retail price, AND download it a day before the general public!
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!
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.
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.
Dr. David Amron, renowned lipedema surgeon of Beverly Hills, Calif, brings to light the struggle of living with this often-misdiagnosed disease called lipedema. Join him and his patients as they take you through their emotional journey, from diagnosis to recovery, of living with lipedema and how Dr. Amron’s treatment changed their lives for the better. With June marking Lipedema Awareness Month, Dr. Amron and his patients hope to shine #LightOnLipedema and educate the public on this disease.
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
Hi Everyone! Happy New Year, and I’m so glad so many of you have decided to join me and follow my story! I hope to bring you more fun and fashion tips this year! I know many of you are anxious to hear how I’m doing! Be sure to follow the blog and like LipLady Fab on… Continue reading Lipedema Liposuction Surgery – Month 4 Recovery Update with Photos!
I will share bits of my recovery and surgery experience so you can have some idea of what to expect.
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