#MOVETHATLYMPH 2018 New Year 30 Day Challenge

Hello New Year! Here’s to a New Year, New You! Exercise in any form is highly beneficial to the management of Lymphedema. Get moving, stay moving and commit to your lymphatic health! Sign up for the 2018 #MOVETHATLYMPH Challenge for Lymphedema & Lymphatic Heath and commit to doing something active, every day, for at least 10 […]

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Jingle Bell #MOVETHATLYMPH 5K Trot

We said we would finish the year out strong, and we will do it!   Look out December!! For those of you that missed out on the Summer and Fall Challenges, you can sign up for the final event of the 2017 #MOVETHATLYMPH Challenge for Lymphedema and Lymphatic Health year.  The final event of the year […]

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A Message of Thanks and Motivation

Honored and humbled to have contributed as a guest blogger for Juzo USA. Have a wonderful week and Happy Thanksgiving! View the guest blog post on Juzo’s site – A Message of Thanks and Motivation Wishing you great Lymphatic health, Lymphie Strong

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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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#MOVETHATLYMPH 2017 Testimonials

We are in Week 8 of the challenge and sliding into the home stretch.  The team was gracious enough to give their feedback on what the challenge meant to them personally.  I hope you enjoy reading these wonderful testimonials as much as I did. With committing to “movethatlymph” it keeps me moving when I don’t […]

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Breathing and Lymphedema – my CDT homework 

Before I tell you about my homework, I want to take you back in time. These memories are what comes to mind when I think about diaphragmatic breathing.  When I was in the 4th grade, my Mother came home from work one day with an ad in the newspaper (yes, newspapers were still around back […]

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Food and Lymphedema

If you are NEW to Lymphedema and no one has told you that food is a potential trigger for swelling, it can definitely be a source for more inflammation. The catch is everyone is different, so the triggers are NOT the same for all. This concept is similar to someone eating chocolate and breaking out […]

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Pain and Lymphedema

Let’s talk about the “P” word. The one word in healthcare that seems to be acceptable everywhere in medicine except the world of lymphedema.  Drum roll… P A I N If you gather around a group of Lymphies online or in person, this subject inevitably comes up.  When listening to a person talk about it […]

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