Con Gusto Presentamos Lft. Luis López Montoya

It is my absolute pleasure to announce that Lft. Luis López Montoya, author of El linfedema explicado, will be our next featured speaker via prerecorded video on Saturday May 4, 2019. Pernille Henriksen, Official Lymphie Strong Inspiration Group Moderator, spearheaded this project back in March in our continued efforts to leverage emerging technologies by bringing […]

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Lymphedema Reduction – Chasing The Setting Sun

I’m not a morning person at all. I know, I know, studies show that we should exercise in the morning when our cortisol levels are the lowest. Well, all due respect, Mr. Researcher, I ain’t doin’ it. I need my anti-inflammation sleep.  It really depends on how well I have slept the night before.   Sleeping […]

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Progress Is Progress

On Tuesday Nov 8, I hit a milestone with LE. For the first time since probably 2007, I was able to wear “thin” boot heels with bilateral Lymphedema to work. Last year I bought these shoes on sale for $14.99 with a goal to fit in them. If you recall, last year was the first […]

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Stay Lymphie Strong and Goals!

First, let’s begin by asking “What is a Lymphie?”  The simplest answer is a Lymphie is a person diagnosed with Lymphedema.  Lymphedema is a degenerative condition caused by a malfunctioning or absence of the lymph nodes and their inability to transport lymph fluid correctly throughout the human body.  It causes swelling in the affected area and is usually […]

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Lymphedema Reduction: It is Possible

Let me begin by sharing my reduction story, which is the inspiration for creating Stay Lymphie Strong. I have primary bilateral lower extremity Lymphedema (LE) coupled with Chronic Veinous Insuffiency (CVI).  When I was about 10 years old, I was scratched by a cat which caused a staph infection that required hospitalization. My lymph node had hardened, […]

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