A Journey With A Purpose. . .

Hi Elizabeth I am reblogging this to show people the difficulties of living with Lymphedema. I also want to share your words of warning about the sun and checking your skin regularly. In Australia with our harsh climate this is a very real problem… Thanks for your honest account right down to the shower chair…

2 thoughts on “A Journey With A Purpose. . .

  1. Thank you for the repost as we both know it is important to share information. The first time I used the chair in the shower I was mortified, truly. I felt old and humiliated, but now, heck, not having to worry to much about swelling up like a balloon I can just take my time and well, it falls in line with being a bit spoiled, I can just lounge away. πŸ™‚ IF I was rich I would have the bathroom redone with a built-in lounge seat… ah dreams are a good thing. Laughter too helps with the days I cannot move.

    Does it ever improve? Ever? Does the body ever figure it out?

    • I found the best thing for me is a pool as the water acts as a compression… Good exercise too when hot…. I think over the years you just learn what helps the most and you adapt like the chair… Everyone is so different in how there body reacts… And humour is a must!!! 😜😜😜

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