Leveraging Live Technology for Lymphedema Support

Facebook Live© is a live streaming technology that has been available since 2015. In our group, we will use it to connect with lymphedema speakers in our global community that Lymphie Strong has invited and scheduled to present. A formal event will be created for each speaker. This technology is similar to FaceTime©, Skype©, WebEx© […]

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I am joining the Autumn Moon Virtual 5K because…

From across the United States to Italy, France, and Australia, find out why people who are living with lymphedema are up to the challenge and joining the Autumn Moon Virtual 5K. On behalf of The Lymphedema Running & Fitness Club and Lymphie Strong, our mission is to increase lymphedema and lymphatic health awareness by inspiring […]

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From Grief to Triumph For My Hero by Heidi

The following letter is being shared verbatim with permission of its author. A story of profound grief with the courage and strength to move forward and ultimately triumph personally. Our thoughts and prayers continue to be with you, Heidi. Hi Lymphie Strong– I needed to do some soul searching. As of the weekend before the […]

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What The Summer #MOVETHATLYMPH Challenge Meant To Me

Being part of this challenge has kept me motivated to get stronger and fitter and more active this summer. I have tried three times in the last year to complete the couch to 5k programme and three times cellulitus has meant abandoning the training. The 60 day challenge got me started again, and I have worked steadily […]

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Lymphie Strong Facebook Groups: The Next Level

For the past several months, I have been receiving some great feedback on the success of the online support groups I manage on Facebook, particularly from physical therapists in The Official Lymphie Strong Inspiration Group. It never occurred to me that a certified lymphedema therapist might need a group to recommend to their patients. I […]

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Lymphedema Not a Global Problem? I Beg To Differ

I developed LE in college.  For 21 years, I thought that myself and my Dad were the only living people on the planet with lymphedema. One man and his daughter.  Something like that saying, “Even if you were the last person on Earth, I wouldn’t wish LE on you.”  It sounds absolutely absurd to think […]

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Golfing Competitor now attending Purdue Captures the #MOVETHATLYMPH Summer Fun Prize

It is my honor, joy, and privilege to award the 2018 #MOVETHATLYMPH Summer Fun Juzo garments in the child category to golfer, Serena, of Trinidad and Tobago. All summer, Serena played golf competitively. In July, she started with the Caribbean Amateur Junior Golf Championships National Team in Jamaica, which included 4 rounds of 18 hole […]

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Overcoming 20 Debulking Surgeries As a Kid

As many of you are aware, I am the Admin for The Lymphedema Running & Fitness Club.  From time to time, someone will share a body transformation milestone in that group that will grab my attention. When I contacted Megan about sharing her story, I never dreamed that she would send me an email where […]

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Lymphedema You May See Me Struggle But You Will Never See Me Quit

The summer struggle has been no joke with temperatures in the 100+F range much earlier in the summer months than in previous years in my memory. Now we are into the first week of August.  I’ve had to pull out all the stops with the #heelexperiment I was doing.  So here’s the update. First, I […]

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