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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