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Monthly Archives: August 2011

What do you drive?

12-Aug-11

A visitor to this site wrote to inquire about whether I knew of any vehicles that had better leg room for lipedema patients. She’s currently driving an older Dodge Grand Caravan but finds that even the newer Grand Caravans have issues — there are pockets and suchlike built into the bottoms of the doors that […]

Jane’s Little Helper

08-Aug-11

Lipedema can be depressing. Over and over again, in the lipedema Yahoo group, we hear from women who are shocked, fearful, sad, angry, and just plain down about their condition.┬áIn my case, the emotional effects took the form of anxiety, which ramped up around the same time I got my diagnosis (thank you, perimenopause!). It […]

Who says big girls can’t move?

03-Aug-11

For those of you who haven’t already discovered her, I’d like to introduce you to Ragen Chastain, of the Dances with Fat (http://danceswithfat NULL.wordpress NULL.com/) blog: Ragen is a talented dancer, but she’s also a great role model for the idea that you can move beautifully and well even when you’re big. I do not […]