Upper Stomach, Back, Sides Surgery Day

The following post is personal, very personal.  Not only am I sharing what it is like to go through tumescent liposuction for lipedema, but I’m sharing the pain, my body, and my experience as there is very little current experiences from women going through this out on the internet.  I Continue Reading

Liposuction for the Sides and Lower Back

The time for my 7th, and hopefully last liposuction for lipedema procedure, has finally come.  This final surgery is to take care of the lipedema fat on my sides, hips, and my surgeon wanted to try to get some fat he missed during my butt liposuction. I could have had Continue Reading

Last Liposuction Surgery Date Announced!

It’s been awhile since I’ve updated, but yesterday I went to Rotterdam to see my surgeon and got my last liposuction surgery date. Overall, he’s very pleased with the results of my stomach liposuction from back in February (2017).  Unfortunately, we still don’t know if all the fat is out Continue Reading

Stomach Liposuction for Lipedema Surgery Day

The much anticipated stomach liposuction took place on February 15th, 2017.  Like the other 5 surgeries, my husband and I stayed at the CitizenM hotel (man we love the rain showers) which is only a few minutes walk from the clinic.  The only difference this time is there was a Continue Reading

Preparing for Liposuction on the Stomach

In only 3 days, on February 15th 2017, I’ll be preparing for liposuction the stomach.  I’m really excited for this surgery because I’m DONE with this lump of fat and flesh hanging from the front of my body.  It’s heavy, gets in the way of squatting and cycling, and it really Continue Reading

Arm Liposuction Surgery (with laser assisted liposuction)

On October 6th, 2016 I had my last surgery of this year.  It was my arm liposuction surgery with laser assisted liposuction. What is laser you ask? You’ve never heard of this being used in Germany?! Well, you’d be right.  While laser has been around for quite awhile (even longer than Continue Reading

Getting Liposuction on My Stomach – A Complicated Issue

Way back when I did my consultation with my surgeon last year (fall 2015), he was very up front when it came to my stomach.  It’s big, it contains a lot of fat, and it’s risky business. Apparently, he really doesn’t like doing liposuction on stomachs because there’s a much Continue Reading