Good as Hell | Music Monday

Happy Tuesday! This should have gone out yesterday, but I messed up the calendar. Oops! How do you date when you have lipedema and follow a strict keto way of eating?  Confidently.  At least that’s how I’ve approached it.  My strategy has been as follows.  I put several full-length pictures on my profile and said… Continue reading Good as Hell | Music Monday

Accessorizing Your Pear Shape | Fashion Friday

Accessories can make or break an outfit and are a great way to balance proportions.  In the last Fashion Friday I talked about using patterned tops to draw attention upward on pear-shaped bodies.  This week I’ll show you how I accomplish the same thing with scarves. I’ve always had a thing for scarves!  The first… Continue reading Accessorizing Your Pear Shape | Fashion Friday

How Pear Shapes Wear Black | Fashion Friday

Many lipedema women say their favorite color is black. It hides lumps, bumps, and imperfections in our legs and is generally believed to be universally slimming. Wonderful! you might think. That must boost their confidence! you might think. Then why do so many black outfits for pear-shaped, lipedema women scream, "please don't notice me!" Today,… Continue reading How Pear Shapes Wear Black | Fashion Friday

Keep On | Music Monday

We did it, Sturdy Women! One week of 2022 is down. What are you doing with the next 51? Maybe you made resolutions, goals, and plans. (Did you take my advice to first celebrate 2021?) Are they going strong or already falling off track? Don't worry, gorgeous, only 8% of New Year's resolutions are successful.… Continue reading Keep On | Music Monday

What’s wrong with being confident?

My biggest battle with lipedema has been self-confidence. You see, I grew up with the narrative that my size and my worth had an inverse relationship. An increase in one required a decrease in the other. Because my body - let's be honest, my legs - took up extra space I believed I had to… Continue reading What’s wrong with being confident?