Lipoedema has become my main inspiration in regards to my health at the moment, many of my other conditions can’t really be helped and they are more conditions to maintain and monitor. I deal with any issues they throw at me as and when they arrive. Lipoedema however is one condition that I feel I … Continue reading Lipoedema … change is possible!
Firstly, Happy New Year! I hope you’ve enjoyed the festive season and all the additions that come with it. I worked for the majority of the last couple of weeks but I’m happy with that, I love my job and it keeps me going regardless of what my body tries to tell me! I’m sure … Continue reading Look hard enough and you’ll find it
WOW!!! I mean, really seriously wow! What an incredible weekend I have just had, my eyes have been well and truly opened and I’ve got a fire in my belly with a desire to achieve results. My first ever medical conference, and most certainly not my last! I am in fact quite geeky when it … Continue reading Lipoedema Conference 2017
After I found the cause of my swollen legs I became determined to find ways to reduce the fat and also minimise the secondary lymphodema that comes with the Lipoedema. As I explained recently, the Ketogenic way of eating has been a complete life changer, my general body inflammation has reduced drastically, I'm retaining far … Continue reading Leg Lymphatic Drainage Technique
Wow! Who knew cheese and almonds could be the base of so much yumminess?! I mean seriously, I wish I could be one of these people who sits at home and suddenly thinks 'OMG I've got it! If I melt cheese with grounds almonds and add an egg it will make a wonderful dough ready … Continue reading Low carb beef samosas
It's hard to describe the feeling you get inside when you feel failed by your Doctor, I don't mean just the once but time and time again. Imagine trying for years to lose weight, to starve yourself, to excerise endlessly, to spend hundreds on fad diets and shakes and find that after all of it … Continue reading Lipoedema, Lipedema or ‘The Fat Disease’
Who knew so much could happen in the space of a week?! I'll admit I've been feeling pretty pleased with myself recently with my new positive approach to life but I'm not sure I needed testing to this extent Wednesday morning I get to work and am feeling wonderful! The sun is shining, the … Continue reading It’s been a testing week!
It been a long time since I posted, longer than I'd realised! However, things are so much better now so I thought I'd do a little update.... (edit: turns out it wasn't that little, sorry!) It hasn't been easy, I've been up and down in mind and body but I believe things are going the … Continue reading A little positivity goes a long way!