“I’m not THAT bad…” – Importance of managing mild Lymphedema and avoiding living with regret

This page is not just about hope, inspiration and taking action, it’s about preventing (as much as possible) the advancement of LE too. The flip side of the story. This picture is from Oct 2007. The day I went bilateral. 😪 Literally within hours of stepping off an 8 hour direct flight from Houston to […]

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The Mystery of Hereditary Lymphedema

The other day I stumbled across the following article on Hereditary Lymphedema which turned out to be an excellent read for primary Lymphies, in my humble opinion. It breaks down the different types of primary Lymphedema in a way that I had never seen before.  I had a “EUREKA” moment. There were 3 distinct take-aways […]

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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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