Making a Positive Impact

  In the beginning of my reduction journey in 2014, this Juzo® tie-dye compression garment helped my legs reverse from Stage 1 swelling and led me to finally be able to fit into shoes again in 2015.  I wore my garments so much that I earned the nickname The Tights Lady at my gym back […]

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Lymphie Strong Teal Ribbon Food Challenge

Calling all Lymphie Foodies! 🥑🥦🥬🥒🌶🍆🍅🍍🍒 Some of you expressed some interest, so here we go. This will not be your average county fair blue ribbon pie 🥧 challenge. It will be a food challenge for Lymphies by Lymphies. 💚 Registration opens 15APR. Winner determined via random drawing. Will you be the first Teal Ribbon Food […]

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Patient Feedback Survey

In order to help move our patient community forward, we need to make our voices heard in many ways.  One way is to provide feedback on how we are impacted daily in our everyday lives. The following 17 question anonymous survey requests no personal identifiable information, assumes condition is meant in relation to lymphedema or lymphatic […]

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Lymphie Strong Launches Outreach Process

This blog post is about giving and is near and dear to my heart.  Most of you know that I volunteer for both LE&RN and the LTA.  I recognize the importance of volunteerism.  Anyone who knows me knows I fundamentally believe in giving and grassroots patient initiatives to help our community. Right now I have […]

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Lymphatic Health History

This afternoon I witnessed something that I never thought I would live to see in my lifetime.  I presented with lymphedema in 1994 before the internet, before smartphones, before technology really had the power to bring us closer together in a mainstream way the way it does today.  I grew up in the late 70’s […]

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Why I’m In This Fight

We wound down Lymphedema Awareness Month, but we all know it does not stop there. As patients we advocate, educate, raise awareness, fundraise, and take action year round. In fact, a member of my group asked me how to get involved. I thought I would write this first in a serous of blog posts on […]

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Patient Webinar Collaboration

I am proud to have collaborated with @JOBSTforUSA on this project. On behalf of the Official Lymphie Strong Inspiration Group, the information provided was excellent and in response to our real life questions in living with lymphedema on a daily basis. Personally as a patient and blogger, I did not partner up to just post […]

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Lymphie Strong Website Update

New Domain Name Announcement!! My site will move from staylymphiestrong.com to LYMPHIESTRONG.COM in an effort to streamline user access. Over the next 72 hours, the site will transition to the new name and parts will be “under construction” as I work to complete the process. This move was based on valued feedback from the community. […]

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TX LE&RN Chapter Meetings RSVP

As the patient volunteer Chair of the Lymphatic Education & Research Network Texas Chapter, I am proud to announce that I will be hosting the inaugural Greater Houston in-person support group meetings in May and June of 2019 at the Harris County Public Library Katy Branch. Katy Library The Katy Library is an ideal location […]

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