Lipedema Toolbox

Lipedema Toolbox
Managing Lipedema requires many tools - nutrition, exercise, self-care, support. Lipedema Toolbox will discuss the various tools available so that woman affected by Lipedema can be empowered to manage their condition. What’s in your toolbox?

14: Lipedema + Breast Health
Oct 12 • 20 min
October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. We talk about how you can take care of your breast health and Lipedema. Also, a life update from me!
13: Lipedema + Non-Scale Victories.
Sep 23 • 35 min
In this episode, we talk about non-scale victories (NSV), the importance of giving ourselves grace, and an update on my dating life!
12: Lipedema + Intermittent Fasting
Sep 15 • 27 min
In this episode, we talk about the benefits of intermittent fasting (IF). Dr. Karen Herbst recommends IF for Lipedema patients. Aside from weight loss, there are other health benefits, too.
11: Dating with Lipedema
Sep 8 • 37 min
In this episode we talk about the difficulties of dating with Lipedema and what we can do about it. Spoiler alert: it starts with us - we need to learn to love ourselves!
10: Breaking News in Lipedema Research
Sep 1 • 31 min
The summer of 2020 had several exciting Lipedema Research developments. The latest was the discovery of a Lipedema gene (AKR1C1)! What does this mean and what are the implications?
9: The Back to School Episode - Let’s Talk Lymphatics
Aug 26 • 30 min
It’s the beginning of a new school year, and today we’re learning about how to take care of our lymphatic system. We discuss compression, manual lymphatic drainage, nutrition, environmental hazards…and the surprising benefit of crunches!
8: The Birthday Podcast
Aug 17 • 41 min
It’s my 45th birthday! In this episode, I take stock of what’s worked well and what hasn’t, in terms of managing my Lipedema. We discuss the importance of switching up your tools and how I plan on switching things up. Plus, tips for living your best life…
7: Self-Care. What is it and how can I incorporate this into my daily life?
Aug 10 • 32 min
Self-care is an important, yet often overlooked, tool in our toolbox. How can we change that? We discuss using Hal Elrod’s Miracle Morning as a way to incorporate a self-care routine into our daily lives.
6: The Lipedema Roadmap plus prep work for success.
Aug 3 • 48 min
In this episode I talk about the Lipedema Roadmap, plus the prep work necessary for success on your journey. Prep work includes building yourself up emotionally, creating and maintaining a loving relationship with your body, and recording data points.
Lipedema - Is it a connective tissue or lymphatic disease
Jul 27 • 26 min
We discuss the opposing views of two experts in the field and how these two may intersect. We also talk about things we can do to support our lymphatic system.
4: Inflammation, motivation and goal setting.
Jul 22 • 32 min
We discuss the correlation between inflammation and motivation. We also discuss goal setting, the importance of re-assessing goals and knowing your “Why.”
3: Lipedema is a connective tissue disease.
Jul 22 • 25 min
Lipedema is now classified as a connective tissue disease. We discuss the four major types of connective tissue and things you can do to support your connective tissue.
2: Welcome to Lipedema Toolbox
Jul 6 • 29 min
In this episode I talk about how Lipedema Toolbox came about and its purpose.
1: My Lipedema Story
May 14 • 20 min
A little bit about me and my journey with Lipedema.