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Kim's surgery for Primary Lymphedema and Chylothorax

Kim made contact via this blog a few weeks ago, she was looking for some help from myself and others, she wrote
“I developed primary lymphedema in my left leg and abdomen a year and a half ago. 756 more words

Living With Lymphoedema

A Catch up

Just a quick catch up to show you my legs early in the morning … The left leg had a lymph node transfer 2 years and 8 months ago from neck to knee.. 454 more words

Living With Lymphoedema

You Chic Nerd!

Hey Beautifuls!

If you are as geeky as me you will know that the NEW HUNGER GAMES MOCKINGJAY PART2 is out this week! I’m sure you are all aware, as you haven’t been living under a rock! 161 more words


Meeting Dr. Hero

On November 14, 2014, I met the man who saved my life…Dr. Hero.  It’s a day that I will remember forever, so I figured it deserved a spot on the blog. 613 more words


The American patient

Monday has passed and my stitches are gone, too. My husband reports that my ankles are looking a little trimmer than before and on inspection, Dr Shim is very happy with the outcome of his work. 463 more words

Stem Cell Therapy


The photo shows our drive in November, wending away from the house.

A year ago to the day, with the help of two friends, we drove up it on our way to Britain for Clive to have treatment for his lymphedema. 80 more words

Living In Italy

What A Difference A Year Makes

This weekend was crazy and almost a week later, I’m trying to recover.  Between Halloween and my husband running the NYC marathon (which meant I ran my own marathon making sure to see him), I’m wiped.   548 more words