JOBST® and Dr. Nicole Stout

Join JOBST® and Dr. Nicole Stout for a webinar acknowledging the daily challenges of lymphedema and the questions that cross nearly everyone’s mind at some point.  The webinar will be emailed out the morning of April 4, 2019 for those to view at their convenience. A big thanks to the Official Lymphie Strong Inspiration Group for […]

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Super Bowl Ready With My New Leg Rest

That’s right, I’m ready for Super Bowl 2019. Most people are in the market for a new gigantic TV or a super comfy leather recliner, but my new leg rest came in the mail recently and I’m absolutely excited. With bilateral lower extremity lymphedema, an elevated leg rest is actually a considerate gift to a […]

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Starting Over

Do you have photos that haunt you? I do. This was posted in early 2017 in the Lymphie Strong Inspiration Group while on #keto. Gluten free is what helped my initial reduction in 2015, but the ketogenic diet put me into heels. All day. This photo or a better version of it is my goal […]

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Lymphedema Reduction – Chasing The Setting Sun

I’m not a morning person at all. I know, I know, studies show that we should exercise in the morning when our cortisol levels are the lowest. Well, all due respect, Mr. Researcher, I ain’t doin’ it. I need my anti-inflammation sleep.  It really depends on how well I have slept the night before.   Sleeping […]

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FAQ – Kinesiology Taping for Lymphedema

I admin a few groups on Facebook.  One is called the Lymphie Strong Inspiration Group, and the other one is called The Lymphedema Running & Fitness Club.  The inspiration group is for general lymphedema discussion, and the other obviously focuses on exercise and fitness.  In BOTH groups, however, we talk about a tool in our […]

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Lessons Learned from a Lymphie

The Poll Recently I did a poll in a closed Facebook group I admin as part of my advocacy efforts. The feedback was that #LymphedemaTips was the top topic everyone wanted to see posted in the group.  Not surprising though.  True to my word, I revamped the structure of the group and posted a few […]

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