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MY LYMPHOEDEMA IS IMPROVING AND ALL I HAVE DONE IS………..EXERCISE MORE!

“Lymphoedema┬áis a chronic condition that causes swelling when the lymphatic system is not able to drain fluid properly”.(Google search). “Lymphoedema is a swelling that develops as a result of an impaired lymphatic system. ┬áThis may be as a result of … Continue reading

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ANOTHER SETBACK AND BODY BLOW……….I DO HAVE LYMPHOEDEMA AFTER ALL!

A week ago I had appointment at a local hospital where my worst fears were confirmed, I do indeed have a lifelong condition called lymphoedema(in my lower legs) after all. I say after all because I have had this possible … Continue reading

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I SEEM TO BE TAKING ONE STEP FORWARD, TWO STEPS BACK AT THE MO….FEEL LIKE THROWING THE TOWEL IN AT TIMES!

MY QUEST TO GET A FULFILLING LIFE ONCE AGAIN CONTINUES TO BE THWARTED BY MY RECENT DIAGNOSIS OF LYMPHOEDEMA! I am a bundle of utter frustration at the moment, it’s a long story that has seen much anguish and many … Continue reading

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HAVING DIABETES DOESN’T USUALLY BOTHER ME, BUT RIGHT NOW IF IT WAS A MAN……I’D KICK HIS BLOODY HEAD IN!

*Before I start I feel compelled to point out that in regards to the headline, I’ve never kicked in anybody’s head in so relax……but at the moment if my type 1 diabetes was a living human being then I’d be … Continue reading

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CLOWNS TO THE LEFT OF ME, JOKERS TO THE RIGHT, HERE I AM STUCK IN THE MIDDLE WITH………….LYMPHOEDEMA!

A further update of me being recently diagnosed with Lymphoedema. Not got that much to say really although as the Waffle King whenever I say that, I then go on and write a mini book ha ha. No, just thought … Continue reading

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LARRY LYMPHOEDEMA IS STILL GIVING ME A GOOD KICKING AT THE MO!

A FOLLOW-UP BLOG TO ME RECENTLY BEING DIAGNOSED WITH LYMPHOEDEMA! Bit bored and haven’t blogged for a few weeks so thought I would give an update to how things are. Nothing major has happened since my last blog and learning … Continue reading

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