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L-W-O Community

For those living with Primary, Secondary & Paediatric Lymphoedema Online & in the Community

Blog posts August 2018

Are we a Community?

Author: Gaynor Leech, Founder of L-W-O


This is the third blog to the countdown to our 5th birthday in September.  Our Community Page on Facebook has been trial and error all the way.  When I created this page, I did not have the skills for my own personal Facebook let alone a public page for L-…

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Developing the L-W-O Website

 Author: Gaynor Leech, Founder of L-W-O

Developing the L-W-O website was challenging, frustrating and rewarding and it's hard to envisage that in September 2018 it will be five years since this journey started.  My only experience of writing websites was family history where I had most of the ma…

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Will the bubble burst?

Author:  Gaynor Leech, Founder of L-W-O


As we approach our website and Facebook Community Pages 5th birthday in September I often wonder whether the bubble will burst?

I was diagnosed in May 2011 with Secondary Lymphoedema, I cannot emphasis enough the anger and isolation I felt, not fo…

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