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Hidden strength

This week I changed my exercise routine. For the past couple of years I’ve been doing loads of spinning and walking (good for the old leg to get that lymph pumping) and I have pretty decent cardio fitness as a result. 329 more words


Vital statistics

I was trying to order a rather nifty vintage-style tea dress online the other day but the sizing was based on measurements rather than standard sizes and I was completely stumped. 693 more words


New Imaging Article Adiposis Dolorosa/Dercum's Disease vs Lymphedema

My Google feed led me to a new medical article on imaging Dercum’s Disease aka Adiposis Dolorosa. These types of articles are always helpful to physicians or medical personnel unfamiliar with DD.   51 more words

Adiposis Dolorosa

If the shoe fits

… but the shoe never does fit does it? Not anymore.

The other day I came across the glorious stylings of Mrs Mutton and particularly enjoyed the post on her… 861 more words


Lymphoedema? Not for me, thanks!

Questions I get asked a lot:

  1. What do your lymph glands actually do?
  2. Why did they remove them?  Were they cancerous?
  3. What is lymphoedema?
  4. How long do you have to wear those white tights for?
  5. 1,230 more words
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Day 58: Another post-op appointment and the lympha-whatsy...

Day 58: Another post-op appointment and the lympha-whatsy…

Tomorrow morning is my next, maybe last, post-op appointment for this surgery anyway. I am guessing that they will be aspirating a little fluid – yuck.  407 more words