Author: projectlymph

Jessica Sousa

The following was submitted by Jessica Sousa (@beardette39): My name is Jessica Sousa, I am 31 years old and I live in the amazing state of California, specifically the Monterey bay area. What has your experience been with lymphedema? Earlier this year I was diagnosed with Primary Lymphedema in both of my legs, yea! I […]

Anna Maisetti

The following was submitted by Anna Maisetti (@stile_compresso): My name is Anna Maisetti. What has your experience been with lymphedema? I am 32 years old, and I am Italian. I have lymphedema in my right leg. I had skin cancer at 22 and secondary lymphedema is the consequence. For eight years, I received incomplete and […]

Kristin G.

The following was submitted by Kristin G.: What has your experience been with lymphedema? I was born with lymphedema in both of my feet. How does lymphedema impact your everyday life? Some days I don’t think about it and I feel like life is just normal, but other days I realize that it has affected […]

Lymphedema is not something to hide.

These are the faces behind the lymph. Hear from those who have directly experienced the impact of lymphedema/other lymphatic diseases and chosen to share their stories with the world unashamedly. Click through the Project Lymph profiles: Each profile serves to highlight the unique experiences and struggles of individual lymphedema patients, which when put together, paint […]