As in the ‘about’ section I state that this blog is also about our journey and adventures together. I wanted to post about Lipoedema first off so that I can not only raise awareness but when I mention struggles I have, you understand a bit more as to why. I didn’t want to base it … More The boys first Karate lesson
I just want to say a quick thank you to everyone for your support. The response has been absolutely overwhelming! I never expected anyone to particularly take any notice but I’m happy to say that my posts have been seen and shared which means my goal is being met! Thank you so much 🙂
As my friends and family know, I work part time. Two days a week I clean for a holiday resort. It’s a pretty fast paced job as I’m on a tight time limit and I’m on my feet non stop once I start, which is really good as it keeps my legs well circulated … More Achy legs
Ok so I thought i’d share some pictures of what Lipoedema can look like, but keep in mind that not everyone is at the same level and shapes and sizes really can vary. This is an example: notice the ankles, it’s called an elastic band effect, where there is no shape to them at … More What Lipoedema can look like
It wasn’t until I hit puberty that I noticed my legs gaining weight, I didn’t think anything of it at first in all honesty. I hadn’t particularly put any weight on anywhere else and I wasn’t overweight either. I was about 14 or 15 when I started thinking they looked horrible, feeling insecure about how … More Growing up with “fat” legs
Lipoedema is a long term chronic disorder where diseased fat cells accumulate in the lower limbs and sometimes the arms, but hands and feet aren’t affected. Lipoedema is also very often mistaken for Lymphedema or obesity. Enlargement of the limbs differ between people and can get worse over time. Typical signs of Lipoedema are: Large hips and … More What is Lipoedema?