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Stronger Together – An open letter to the lymphedema community

One of the major reasons that we wanted to start this blog was to bring together primary and secondary lymphedema in the same place. We understand that there are some differences in our challenges, but we will never lose sight of the emotional side that connects us. 516 more words


I never thought I would be a blogger 

Dearest Liver,

When I was first diagnosed with cancer in 2005 everyone told me that I should make a blog. I was in a much different head space the first time around and didn’t see how it would help me. 230 more words



Hard to believe it’s been 3 months since my last post but you know how time flies when you’re ________________________________!  Yea, I’ll let you fill in your own idea of fun or other thoughts there! 488 more words

The arrival of the yak

It took a REALLY long time, but the yak from Mongolia finally arrived, bearing gifts for my arm!  Silliness aside, it really did take forever for the compression sleeve to arrive.   92 more words


My First Breast Cancer Conference

This past weekend I went to the Young Survival Coalition (YSC) 2015 conference in Houston. It was my first time ever attending a breast cancer conference. 971 more words

Watch "Kathy Bates & Her Struggle with Lymphedema - LE&RN" on YouTube

Kathy Bates & Her Struggle with Lymphedema – LE&RN: https://youtu.be/4bcxRagMN00

Kathy Bates talks about her struggles with Lymphedema, how it has affected her life like many other people who suffer from this condition. 111 more words