Friday, February 19, 2021

Traveling with Lipedema: Self Care MODs

Traveling with Lipedema can take a toll. I brought my travel vibration plate, my optimal plus pump, and my Wahl hand held massager like I always do. 

But sometimes your new surroundings can make self care extra challenging. 

The bed is too high to use my pump like I normally do, so I tried the couch, and my left leg kept sliding off yesterday - I found when I was done I had been using a lot of muscle to keep it in place and my groin was sore. Today I added a little ottoman to give it support and it seems to work much better.

We adjust, we modify, we get creative (you should see me catapult myself into the bed - it is waste high, even when using my vibration plate as a step stool) 🤣 

#nevergiveupneversurrender #justkeepswimming 

Thursday, February 4, 2021


When you wake up at 4am and have a fun fitness idea, while trying to go back to sleep (or maybe I’m just missing the Casino 🎰)...


The idea is for a HIIT Tabata style workout, to come up with movements, Ex...

1. Pushups
2. Situps
3. Squats
4. Pull-ups
5. Battle Ropes
6. Burpees
7. Box Jumps
8. Turkish Getups

Then roll a dice to determine which movement you do for each of the 8 rounds.

What will your workout look like today? Don’t have any dice, use playing cards (use Ace-6), or write down the movements on small slips of paper and pull them from a hat. Just have fun!

Tabata equals eight rounds of 20 seconds of work followed by 10 seconds of rest. Each Tabata set equals four minutes. You can find free Tabata timer apps online!

Happy Thursday