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Lip Lady FAB Travels to Eat, Pray, Love in Southeast Asia!

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!

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50 lbs Lipedema Weight Loss Update – Inches Lost Report

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.

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Preparing for Lipedema Liposuction Surgery & Meeting Dr. Herbst and Dr. 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

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Good Diets for Lipedema Ladies and Weight Loss

Like most of you, every time a doctor has looked at my legs or my BMI since puberty, I’ve been told I needed to lose weight. This began years of yo-yo dieting and self-shaming. One good thing about a diagnosis of Lipedema is that you can be assured that your difficulty in losing weight and… Continue reading Good Diets for Lipedema Ladies and Weight Loss

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New study points to immune system macrophages for weight loss

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

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

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!