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Monthly Archives: December 2007

Clothing for the lipedema patient


I’ve posted before about trying to find clothing that will fit/cover my legs. Last year I gave away all my jeans when I started wearing the compression stockings. This year I’ve been spending a lot of time in Holy Clothing’s (http://www NULL.holyclothing nice long skirts and dresses. The skirts are particularly nice on days […]

"A pioneer for a better tomorrow"


Marianne Lynnworth (http://www NULL.dailynewstribune NULL.jpg), founder of the Greater Boston Lymphedema Network, has died. I’m sorry I never got to know her — I’ve been thinking about driving down for one of their meetings, but haven’t done so.

Big girl, movie star


(http://1 NULL.bp NULL.blogspot NULL.png)I hate the idea that because I’m larger than the average woman (never mind the average movie star), I should remain invisible, refrain from inflicting my great big self on the public eye. So I have to say I love hearing about people like Gabourey Sidibe, (http://select NULL.nytimes NULL.html?_r=1&emc=tnt&tntget=2007/12/09/nyregion/thecity/09disp NULL.html&tntemail0=y&oref=slogin) […]