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!!
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
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 to a bustling office, and upon signing some paperwork for … Continue reading Preparing for Lipedema Liposuction Surgery & Meeting Dr. Herbst and Dr. Amron
Good Diets for Lipedema Ladies Weight Loss Written by Crystal Willis 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 … Continue reading Good Diets for Lipedema Ladies and 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 macrophages to cold, we can activate them to create a … Continue reading New study points to immune system macrophages for weight loss
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 suffering from a medical condition called Lipedema that affects approximately … 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 awareness of Lipoedema and show that with understanding and education … Continue reading Fat Legs and All: A fun look at Lipedema