A Positive Future with WAL Lymph Sparing Liposuction
I’m Cassandra Scott. I am thirty years old. I’m from western Kansas, from a very rural
town. My history with my lipedema: I realized something was different by about
puberty about age twelve. My legs just started getting bigger, and from then on, my
ankles were always more prone to injury. Everything was harder.
And then as I got older, it just gradually started hurting a little bit more, it just started
getting bigger. I did everything I could to try and lose the weight, and nothing seemed
to work, no matter how much dieting and exercise I did. So when I was working out
really hard and going to the gym, or I started to run. I did the couch to 5K a couple of
times, and even though I was not a fast runner, I did 5Ks, and most of them I walked.
Once I finished running, but I couldn’t move from my chair hardly at all the next couple
of days, because my hips and knees and ankles hurt so bad. It was almost like it was
hurting me more than it was helping me. Even though it made me feel good that I could
do it now, after I lost all the weight. It was easier, it was nice, but I still hurt so bad.
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