Surviving a flight with Lymphoedema

Hi Beautifuls! It’s that time of year again where everyone is booking or prepping for a holiday. As a Lymphie, this is SO STRESSFUL! Amiright!? I’ve done my fair share of travelling so have put together my list of tips and tricks to survive a flight regardless of whether it’s 2 hours or 12! 1. […]

Misconceptions about Lymphoedema

Hi Beautifuls. Over the years I’ve stumbled across a few common thoughts about me and my condition. I thought I would do a little a post about some of the common misconceptions! In no particular order: 1. But you’re young… I’m so bored of people assuming Lymphoedema is only for the over 70s! Luckily for […]

Lymphoedema Awareness

Hey Beautifuls! As most of you are aware, March is Lymphoedema Awareness Month. This week specifically has been Lymphoedema Awareness Week. This got me thinking… what is important to a Lymphoedema sufferer? I managed to storms tens of ideas, but they all boiled down to 2 main things: Compassion and Understanding. Why these 2, I […]

Xpandasox with Lymphoedema Review

Hey Beautifuls! I was lucky enough to be asked by Sharon Thorp (of Xpandasox) if I would like to trial a free pair. Obviously I jumped at the chance and responded quickly with a Yes! Through setting me in touch with a stockist in the UK (for quicker delivery) and selecting my pair, they arrived […]

Women Always Know What To Do

Hey Beautifuls! I’m yet again sorry for neglecting you. Always the same when work becomes busy. However, I’m back. I recently came home from a week in Doha. I say recently… I mean at the start of November! As I sat for the outbound flight, in Pilots Lounge and Bar in Heathrow Terminal 5, I […]

A Letter To My 18 Year Old Self

Hey Beautifuls, If you are on my Instagram you’ll have seen that this month I celebrated my 30th birthday. I thought what better way to reflect on my condition than to write a letter to myself… a la Victoria Beckham.  So, here’s what I wish I could tell my 18 y o self:  Hey Lauren […]

Legology Air Lite Moisturiser Review

Hey Beautifuls!  I wasn’t expecting to review this product. HOWEVER, The Lovely Kate from Legology offered a free sample via my Instagram page. Who am I to turn a free sample down, especially as I had been eyeing up this product for holidays! Although received for free, I’ll still be offering honest opinions about the […]

The Pain Gain

Hey Beautifuls!  All the jetsetting and working on my feet in this warm weather has caught up with me and I’ve been suffering with extra aches and pains recently due to this. It got me contemplating on the subject of pain and why we feel guilty.  Pain is still a taboo subject. If you’re in […]

HOW TO pack for Paris

Hey Beautifuls!  I was such a lucky lady for Christmas! One of my treats was the Too Faced Grand Cafe Collection! 😍 Another was a trip to Paris with another gift I had to bring with me (turned out to be the Kailijumei lipsticks!! 😍😍)  As a Lymphie, I was stuck as to how to […]