Lipedema and Me
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Lipedema and Me

How Lipedema Got the Better of Me

I’ve learned a lot in the past year about this underdiagnosed disease.

Photo by Huha Inc. on Unsplash

About a year ago, I was diagnosed with Lipedema. Prior to that, I was dieting and exercising, only to see my bathroom scale slowly creep up. Even if I stayed at a stable weight for some time, my legs and waistline still increased in centimeters. My doctors told me it was menopause and gave…

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Michelle Jaqua

Michelle Jaqua

Advocate for Women / Owner of The Virago and Lipedema and Me