If the boots fit.

Last September I wrote about how I can never find any boots to fit me (refer to Fashion frustrations!) and I had a few messages recommending a clothes retailer for the curvier lady, Simply Be. I was told you can buy different size boots using different measurements so technically they are made to measure. I … More If the boots fit.

My new compression

As you may know by now I wear compression every day to help with Lipoedema in my legs. My compression tights (as seen in the gallery below) squeezes the swollen area to prevent further growth and to help with aches and pains that I often suffer. Well my medi tights are really good and help … More My new compression

Fashion frustrations!

As many of us Lipoedema ladies know,  clothes can be a big issue. Most people that know me know I absolutely hate shopping especially for clothes. Part of that is because I can never find anything nice enough to fit me properly. It’s such a pain trundling through clothes racks and think “oh that looks … More Fashion frustrations!

Achy legs

   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

What is Lipoedema?

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?