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A question to the medical profession about lymphedema (and other diseases)

If any medical experts read my blog, tell me one thing, please, I am not sure about how to think with the following. Actually, it is not only lymphedema but can be applied to a big majority of physical illnesses. 1,049 more words

Body Mind & Spirit

Inspirational Story in People Magazine

We had to share this amazing story we came across about a 19 year old girl living with lymphedema, as a symptom of a rare gynetic condition she has had since birth. 9 more words

All About Compression

My story with lymphedema so far

Finally I managed to make a Page here with my more detailed story about lymphedema: all the history and where am I at right now. 75 more words

Body Mind & Spirit

May I have this dance?

It’s all very well knowing what helps and hinders our lymphoedema but we can’t, at least I can’t, always be in thrall to the condition. Sometimes I do things I know will cause trouble. 1,145 more words


When To Give Up

As I’ve mentioned in the past, I have been dealing with axillary web syndrome (cording) and swelling, which is possibly lymphedema as a result of my breast cancer surgery and subsequent treatments (radiation, I’m looking at you here!).  679 more words

My Bra Hurts

Recently I was lamenting to my sister about the status of my half bra. It hurts. I mean it Hurts with a capital “H”! In 2011 I was diagnosed with Lymphedema, the buildup of fluid called lymph in the tissues under your skin when something blocks its normal flow. 555 more words


This Above All...


So, do you all remember about 3 months ago when I blogged about how happy I was to finally know what was going on with my legs/thighs? 972 more words