The last six months have been a very challenging journey, and it’s been a while since I’ve spoken with you lovely ladies. Truth is, I miss the community and connection we share as women with Lipedema. I’d love to share more about my life with you here, and encourage you all to discover new levels of confidence and self-love as I give you a window … Continue reading Life Update: Grieving the Loss of My Mother and Losing Lipedema Weight
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.
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! Continue reading My Top 10 Fitness Tips For Lipedema Weight Loss
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
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. Continue reading The Secret Reason Why You Can’t Lose Weight: Marie Claire Lipedema Cover Story In October 2015 Issue! On Newsstands Now!
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 Facebook! 3-4 Month Update! Well, I finished physical therapy (complete … Continue reading Lipedema Liposuction Surgery – Month 4 Recovery Update with Photos!
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!